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Epilepsy treatment full of firsts: Skyler’s story

After years of repeated seizures, Skyler received groundbreaking epilepsy treatments from Children's Minnesota and the Minnesota Epilepsy Group.

Emergency care during COVID-19: Ben’s story

Years after receiving care at Children's Minnesota for a traumatic brain injury, Ben has a second neurosurgery. Read his story of recovery.

Spina Bifida Clinic

The Children’s Minnesota Spina Bifida Clinic brings together several specialty services to meet the complex needs of patients with spina bifida. The multidisciplinary clinic provides care to patients from across the upper Midwest from infancy through young adulthood.

How to “rock” a brain tumor: Tate’s story of recovery

After months of feeling the effects of a concussion, Tate's family brought him to see a neurologist where they found out he had a brain tumor. Learn more about his recovery here.

Tate, 11-year-old patient, raises $16,000 for Children’s Minnesota

It’s not every day that an 11-year-old donates $16,000 to a cause he truly believes in. But, at Children’s Minnesota, we see amazing every day. Tate Dillingham hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Neuroscience program at Children's Minnesota.

Stereoelectroencephalography (sEEG)

Patients with refractory epilepsy - which means they have failed two seizure medications - should be referred to Level 4 Epilepsy Center for evaluation and surgical consideration.  As part of the surgical evaluation Children’s Minnesota neurosurgeons and Minnesota Epilesy Group epileptologists use stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) to identify the source of seizures within a child’s brain. SEEG is less invasive than the more widely used subdural electrode technique.

Grand Rounds: A field guide for non-neurologists: Spells, seizures and epilepsy

November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul

Jason Doescher, MD

Gavin beats his brain tumor, Joe Bully

Fox News Health published a story about 10-year-old Gavin Pierson’s journey overcoming a brain tumor with the help of Dr. Joseph Petronio, director of pediatric neurosurgery and co-director of the neuroscience program at Children’s Minnesota, and his team.

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation gives Children’s Minnesota $1M

Investment will provide the most sophisticated equipment and technology available to treat pediatric neurological conditions

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation donates $1 million for Children’s Minnesota neurosurgery suite

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reported that the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation donated $1 million to fund a state-of-the-art pediatric neurosurgery suite at Children's Minnesota.