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Dr. Mike Mitchell and Dr. Aoy Tomita-Mitchell of TAI Diagnostics and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Patient Stories Jun 20, 2019

How two Herma Heart Institute doctors changed donor organ rejection testing forever

Evan Solochek Writer

For those with life-saving transplants, rejection is a constant concern that requires regular, invasive testing to protect against. But two doctors have changed all that.

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Patient Stories Apr 09, 2019

Facial recognition and the future of diagnosis

Nicole Sweeney Etter Writer

With a snap of a photo on a smartphone, a new artificial intelligence app is changing the way doctors diagnosis the world's rarest diseases.

Peggy Troy and Children
News Dec 17, 2018

BizTimes names Peggy Troy CEO of the year

Peggy Troy is the BizTimes Best in Business 2018 CEO of the Year.

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Patient Stories Nov 30, 2018

Cutting-edge treatment brightens young boy’s future

Evan Solochek Writer

Jill Kocian will never forget the shock of panic that ripped through her as she saw her 10-year-old son, Nate, disappear under the water’s surface.

Doctor with VR goggles and heart rendering
Patient Stories Nov 01, 2018

New virtual reality brings pediatric heart defects to life

Evan Solochek Writer

As you slip the virtual reality headset on, you are suddenly transported. At first it’s exhilarating, even overwhelming, and you’re not sure how to maneuver through this foreign, virtual world. But it doesn’t take long for the weight of the controllers in your hands or the pressure on your temples from the headset to melt away.

Boy standing in front of MAAC Fund Center
Patient Stories Aug 22, 2018

Clinical trials give kids with cancer renewed hope

Evan Solochek Writer

In October 2016, then 11-year-old Joseph Shapiro was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a rare form of cancer that affects the bone marrow and blood. He went through the standard chemotherapy treatment protocol at a distinguished hospital in Chicago and after 5 months of inpatient chemotherapy, his treatment was complete. One year later, the cancer was back.

Father and daughter
Patient Stories Mar 02, 2018

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin doctor pioneering 3D printed braces for early-onset scoliosis

Evan Solochek Writer

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine — either in a “C” or “S” shape. It can be congenital — meaning it’s present at birth — or it can develop later in life, typically around puberty.

Henry With Visitors
Patient Stories Dec 07, 2017

How a surgeon at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is looking to change the way we treat appendicitis

Evan Solochek Writer

On a late Sunday afternoon in early August, after a long, hot weekend of playing and swimming and running around, 10-year-old Henry Copps came home for dinner complaining of a stomach ache. As active kids of that age are prone