News and patient stories

The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital and pediatric clinics bring hope and healing to kids and families by caring for one child at a time, while advancing education, research, and care on behalf of all children. Masonic support has transformed care for kids and helped the University discover new and better ways to treat diseases and train physicians, meaning better care for patients.

Here are some of the latest stories that showcase children’s health at the U.

Wanting to create a place where hospitalized children can just be kids, Kyle and Jordan Rudolph provided the lead gift to create a 2,500-square-foot therapeutic play space at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. Read more

Stroke affects as many as one in 2,300 infants worldwide and is a primary cause of cerebral palsy (CP) in children. Read more

Driven by a motivated leader with a personal passion, the Adoption Medicine Clinic expands to reach more children who tend to fall through the cracks. Read more

When a rare disease caused Dara Beal’s liver, kidneys and lungs to fail, her family put their faith in a pediatric transplant team at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. Read more

Cheers to these cousins who sell lemonade to benefit kids at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. Read more

Eight years after a cord blood transplant to treat her Fanconi anemia, Angela Bedoya returns to the University of Minnesota, this time as a student and scientist. Read more

Born conjoined, twins Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez have grown stronger every day since a 44-person medical team performed their precisely orchestrated separation. Read more

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