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Patient Stories

Meet the young patients who inspire us to do our finest work. Twins who needed lifesaving surgery while still in their mom's womb. A teenager whose new lungs helped her return to cheerleading. A toddler who faced and beat an aggressive form of leukemia. Follow their journeys here.

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Girl With Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Breathes Freely for the First Time

A girl with cystic fibrosis (CF) is given an innovative drug under UCSF pediatric pulmonologists' care and goes from zero energy to Zumba classes.