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Teenagers: Eat, Sleep, Repeat

As teenagers’ brains develop, they need nutritious food and sound sleep to grow into healthy adults. A child’s brain volume ...

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Providing Hope Through a Continuum of Care

St. Louis Children’s and Washington University Heart Center offers patients and families medical and emotional support “It felt like the ...

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Medical Animation: Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which there is a sudden, temporary change in how the brain functions. The healthy ...

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Neurology and Neurosurgery Programs Nationally Recognized 

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

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Neurodevelopment & Congenital Heart Disease

In our continuing education series, we discuss the topic of Neurodevelopment & congenital heart disease with special guests Caroline Lee, ...

Patient Stories

Welcome Back, Maddie

Madeline Thompson has accomplished quite a bit for being just 9 years old. At age 5, she began wake boarding ...


Opening the Door: Pediatric Neurology Improves Access to Services

In late 2018, pediatric neurology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, a division of the department of neurology at Washington University ...


Children With Rare Gene Mutation Gather in St. Louis as Doctors, Researchers Try to Build Treatment Guide

Doctors and researchers at the GNAO1 clinic are trying to build a diagnostic and treatment guide for children impacted by ...


Novel Nerve Transfer Surgery Gives Hope for Patients with AFM

Watch one patient's story In late 2018, a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) was making headlines as cases ...