Neurosciences Patients

At Nationwide Children's Hospital, we realize that emotional support is every bit as important as medical treatment. That’s why we want you to meet some of our patients, who, like you, are dealing with the daily challenges of a neurological condition.

Trey's Story

Trey had 50 seizures a day, known as epileptic spasms. When medications didn’t work, his family turned to the epilepsy surgery team at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Watch Trey's story.

Andrew’s Story

Andrew was just 4 years old when he was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy. This life-threatening disease will cause Andrew’s muscles to get weaker, instead of stronger as he grows. To learn more about Andrew's story or Muscular Dystrophy research advances, click the links below.

Marcyana's Story

When a scan revealed Marcyana had a large tumor, Neurosurgeons at Nationwide Children's knew they had to operate. Unfortunately, Marcyana's tumor was in her brainstem -- one of the most difficult places to operate.

Blake's Story

Baby Blake had a whole team in place just for him, months before he entered the world. Diagnosed with spina bifida, Blake would need surgery within his first few days of life. Follow Blake's incredible journey home.

Brett's Story

Brett Kingsley is a bright, beautiful Superhero who has defied every statistic and redefined what is possible for children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1.