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The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation commits $5.5 million to Children’s Minnesota’s neurosciences program

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation donated $4 million and issued a $1.5 million matching challenge to support North America’s only neurosurgery suite of its kind opening at Children’s Minnesota.

Baby Stella makes history: becomes first in Minnesota to undergo groundbreaking fetal spina bifida procedure

Baby Stella made Minnesota medical history after undergoing a new procedure for spina bifida.

June’s journey: Children’s Minnesota’s Neurosurgery Program helps stop a little girl’s seizures

June battled seizures most of her life until the Children's Minnesota Neurosurgery team helped stop them from happening. This November, June’s family wants to share her story during National Epilepsy Awareness Month.

Nothing stops Sloan: from a brain tumor to a national competition before age 9

Sloan is one of nine students selected as a finalist in her age category for the National Braille Challenge. Very impressive, especially when you consider Sloan’s been living with a brain tumor most of her young life.

Children’s Minnesota promotes Dr. Meysam Kebriaei to medical director of pediatric neurosurgery

Children’s Minnesota recently promoted pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Meysam Kebriaei to medical director of the organization’s neurosurgery program.

Ben’s story: from traumatic brain injury to inspiring others

After suffering a traumatic brain injury during a car crash in 2018, Ben, 16, continues to recover and now wants to use his story to help others during Brain Injury Awareness Month in March.

Baby Jagger: born with an epignathus teratoma followed by a 76-day NICU stay

Mycaela Scalzo and Donovan Martin, parents of one with another on the way, were going to their 20-week ultrasound appointment with the typical feelings of anxiousness and excitement parents have. During this appointment, the baby’s size, organs and overall health are checked. But Mycaela and Donovan’s excitement soon turned to fear. During the check-up, an unknown mass was found on their baby’s face. The provider suspected it was oral teratoma – a noncancerous but still potentially dangerous tumor that could block the baby’s airway, create feeding issues and more.

Born with a tumor followed by a 76-day NICU stay, baby Jagger is now home and healthy

Mycaela Scalzo and Donovan Martin, parents of one with another on the way, were going to their 20-week ultrasound appointment with the typical feelings of anxiousness and excitement parents have. During this appointment, the baby’s size, organs and overall health are checked. But Mycaela and Donovan’s excitement soon turned to fear. During the check-up, an unknown mass was found on their baby’s face. The provider suspected it was oral teratoma – a noncancerous but still potentially dangerous tumor that could block the baby’s airway, create feeding issues and more.

El día en que Joshua recibió un nuevo corazón

Cuando Saida llevó a su hijo Joshua a Children’s Minnesota, pensó que solo tenía un fuerte caso de gripe. Sin embargo, nunca se imaginó que la situación se iba a convertir en algo que ningún padre desearía que ocurriera. Poco después de ingresar al hospital, Saida recibió la noticia de que su hijo de siete años iba a necesitar un nuevo corazón.

Eight neurosurgeries by age 3; Xenia’s family is grateful to be at Children’s Minnesota

At only 3 years old, Xenia has required multiple surgeries, including many neurosurgeries. Though there had been some challenges in her case, Xenia's family says they could not have asked for a more compassionate and empathetic team at Children's Minnesota.