Our son, Peter, was born in Lansing, Michigan, on the evening of October 8, 2008 – healthy and happy after a normal pregnancy. Then, suddenly, when he was about 4 hours old, he turned blue. At 5 a.m., he was Read on! →
We first learned about Darren’s situation in March of 2012. He was three years old and living in an orphanage in Shenzhen City, China. He’d been found as an infant in a local hospital waiting room with a note presumably Read on! →
Our son Colt had been sick for a few weeks. What doctors initially thought was migraines was getting worse – he was suffering from painful headaches and vomiting, and he seemed to be stumbling a lot. We took him to Read on! →
Four out of five parents and grandparents in Michigan say they’d rather take children to a hospital that does medical research for children than one that does not, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan.
The role of a mother is simply irreplaceable to a child, and even more so when we find ourselves in the role of “patient.” At least that was the case for me during my illness. Nearly 16 years ago, at Read on! →
Let me start off by saying, from one mom of a former patient to the moms of present day patients: I wish you a Mother’s Day that fills your heart with laughter and joy and all the good things it Read on! →
Paul A. King, who has successfully led a large, Los Angeles-based pediatric group practice for the past eight years, has been selected as the new executive director of the University of Michigan’s top-ranked C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital.
Anyone who has seen a young relative cope with a new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes – or an adult relative handle the daily demands of the lifelong illness – knows what a toll it can take. Now, it’s even easier than ever for relatives of type 1 diabetes patients to help U-M researchers in the search for ways to prevent or delay the disease.
Many parents are putting their precious cargo at risk while driving, according to survey results that will be presented May 5 and 6 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC.
America’s emergency, trauma & intensive care teams provide some of the world’s most advanced care, bringing patients back from the brink of death on a regular basis. But they can’t save the lives, limbs or health of all who suffer acute illness and injury. Now, a new U-M center will focus on finding new ways to treat such patients through cross-disciplinary research and entrepreneurial activity.