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Did you know? Famous firsts at U of M Amplatz Children's Hospital

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital has one of the nation’s top 15 pediatric research programs. Partnering with the University’s Medical School and Department of Pediatrics, the hospital has been a part of numerous medical breakthroughs, including:

  • The first successful pediatric blood and marrow transplant to treat childhood cancer.
  • The first infant heart transplant in Minnesota.
  • The first cochlear ear implant surgery for a child.
  • The first pediatric kidney biopsy.
  • The first blood and marrow transplant to treat a lethal skin disease in children.

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