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November 22, 2016
“Thank you for giving our daughter the chance to live.” It was a blizzard that night in Churchill. And baby Lucy, born at just 23 weeks, needed to be rushed to Winnipeg. A medical team prepared to fly Lucy through the storm to Children’s Hospital in Winnipeg. And for a few precious moments, Lucy’s mom Cynthia held her baby close….
November 3, 2016
On a cold February night in 2015, Kathryn McBurney wondered why her husband and youngest son had not returned from dance class. The phone rang, and a parent’s worst fear was about to be realized. Just blocks from home Kathryn’s husband Nik and son Logan were trapped inside their vehicle, having been T-boned by a semi-trailer truck. In those…
October 6, 2016
Imagine devoting your livelihood to researching a deadly disorder, only to discover that years earlier that very disease took the life of your newborn cousin. That’s exactly what happened to Dr. Shyamala Dakshinamurti, Neonatologist/Researcher at Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba. “I’d been doing research for about 15 years when I went back to visit my…