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How Your Gifts Help

Miranda, all grown up
From tiny transplant patient to thriving young adult, Miranda Ashland is approaching her final pediatric appointment.

Priya Akula, MDInnovative Research and Training
Priya Akula, MD, has developed the California Transport Cooling Trial to study the benefits of cooling therapy for babies with asphyxia.


Brandon, cancer surgery

To treat a rare kidney tumor, Brandon underwent a groundbreaking surgery in which his kidney was removed, cleared of the tumor, and then reimplanted into his body.

Dr. Seth Ammerman and the Teen Van

Providing a safety net

Important outreach programs help to care for our community’s children in the face of economic uncertainty.


Ethan, autism spectrum

When Ethan was diagnosed with autism, our child psychiatry experts helped him improve his language and social skills.

Pet Therapy

The Pet Therapy program's mission is to get children's minds off their pain, ease their anxieties and get their bodies moving again.

Taking aim at cancer

Taking aim at cancer

A handheld microscope no larger than a ballpoint pen holds the promise of a normal lifespan for children afflicted with deadly brain tumors.

Noelle with mom

Noelle, a Heart Center first

At 10 months old, Noelle became the youngest person to have her aortic valve replaced without opening her chest. Watch the video to hear her dad talk about the decision.

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