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2014-06-17 12:28:46

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota performs first known minimally invasive Visualase surgery on rare mature teratoma tumor; results showcased on nationally syndicated talk show, The Doctors ST. PAUL, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare brain tumor in a previously inoperable area of an 8-year-old boy's brain remains dormant nearly four months after a second laser ablation surgery, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota reported today upon the story being...

2014-06-10 00:22:07

Children's ranked in cardiology & heart surgery and pulmonology as part of 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospitals MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children's Hospital. Children's has been ranked on the list every year since the program's inception in 2007. For 2014-2015, Children's was ranked in cardiology & heart surgery and pulmonology. This is the fourth...

2014-06-02 16:25:16

Cancers characterized by DICER1 genetic defect are advancing new approach to cancer treatments, cures MINNEAPOLIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent findings by researchers from the International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma (PPB) Registry and International Ovarian and Testicular Stromal (OTST) Tumor Registry, both based at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, have advanced the potential for early diagnosis and proactive treatment of children in families affected by...

2014-04-14 12:37:58

Russ Becker, Hayes Batson and Jonathan Wood named chair, vice chair and treasurer MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota today announced it has named Martin Bassett, Paul Marvin, Bruce Shay and Thomas Tefft to its Corporate board of directors. In addition, Children's announced the appointment of Russ Becker as chair, Hayes Batson as vice chair, and Jonathan Wood as treasurer of its Corporate board of directors. As one of the...

2014-04-14 12:37:53

Foundation board celebrates $27.2 million raised during its first year and looks to build on that success in 2014 MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Gill, Irvin Kessler and Charles J. Maxwell, Jr. to Children's Foundation board. In addition, Children's announced that Patrick G. Ryan and David Miller have chosen to renew their positions on the Foundation board for a second...

2014-04-08 08:32:59

Children's signature event has raised more than $17 million since its inception in 1992 MINNEAPOLIS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,100 people filled The Historic Milwaukee Road Depot on Saturday, April 5 and raised more than $2 million for Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's fetal care program. The Midwest Fetal Care Center, a collaboration of Children's and Abbott Northwestern, is the only fetal care program of its kind in the Upper Midwest that treats...

2013-07-31 23:23:37

Children’s to name the new center the Karen and George Benz Family Pediatric Neuroscience Center Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minn., (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota announced today that it has received a $3 million gift from George and Karen Benz, now Arizona residents, to complete the hospital’s new neuroscience center. In recognition of this lead gift, the state-of-the-art pediatric neuroscience center will be named the Karen and George Benz Family...


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