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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.

Duck Drive Fore Kids

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Coon Rapids

The first annual Aflac Charity Golf Event, Duck Drive Fore Kids, will be held on August 18th at Bunker Hill Golf Club in Coon Rapids. A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit Children's Hospitals Neuroscience Program, specifically the NeuroBlate Laser.

Rachel’s life with Aicardi syndrome

Aicardi syndrome causes developmental delay, intellectual disability and frequent epileptic seizures.

Dr. Meysam Kebriaei

Children’s Pedcast: Dr. Meysam Kebriaei on epilepsy, hydrocephalus

Dr. Kebriaei joins the podcast to share information about neurosurgery and the diagnoses and treatment of epilepsy and hydrocephalus.

Grady

Despite grim prognosis, Grady’s resilience shines as he continues to beat the odds

Grady was born prematurely and has undergone multiple shunt procedures for hydrocephalus, but he doesn’t let anything slow him down.