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Sanford Research to study rare genetic disorder

A Sanford Research scientist is using an innovative pig model to better understand a rare genetic disorder that causes tumors in the nervous system, thanks to a more than $1.7 million grant from the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF). Jill Weimer, Ph.D., and her team received the award as part of CTF’s Synodos for NF 1 program, a unique collaboration […]
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Sanford Health breaks ground on Imagenetics building

Construction is officially underway on a 100,000-square-foot building dedicated to Sanford Imagenetics, a program unique to Sanford that integrates genomic medicine with innovative primary care for adults. Representatives from Sanford Health, the City of Sioux Falls, the Sioux Falls Development Foundation and the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce participated in the groundbreaking ceremony on […]
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Get seen fast at a walk-in clinic

Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine offers a Walk-In Clinic in Fargo and Fast Track Clinics in Bismarck and Sioux Falls to ensure that you get specialized care when you need it. There’s no appointment needed. In Bemidji, same day appointments are offered the day you call. Sports medicine specialists are ready to diagnose and treat […]
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Sanford POWER comes to Bismarck

Sanford POWER, a program that incorporates the latest in strength development, speed, agility, and plyometrics to local athletes, now has a location in Bismarck. Healthways Athlete Training Center joined Sanford Health and is now Sanford POWER. The facility, located at 2020 Lovett Ave., offers team- and group-based athletic training programs while transitioning into the personalized, […]
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New Sanford hospice facility to be named Ava’s House

The Sanford Health Foundation has met a major milestone in its Gift of Time campaign to build a multi-generational, acute-level hospice facility in Sioux Falls, thanks to a significant lead gift from Ron and Joanne Moquist and contributions from many early campaign supporters. The facility will be named Ava’s House to honor the memory of […]
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Sanford unveils details of Imagenetics building

Sanford Health will soon construct a 100,000-square-foot building dedicated to Sanford Imagenetics, a program unique to Sanford that integrates genomic medicine with innovative primary care for adults. Construction is scheduled to start October 2015 south of the Sanford USD Medical Center campus in Sioux Falls. When completed, the building will house a long list of […]
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Sanford among first sites to offer EXTEND trial

Sanford Health is among the first sites to offer the EXTEND trial, a clinical trial that will test the ability of the drug tocilizumab to slow disease progression and help maintain natural insulin production in individuals with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is the focus of The Sanford Project, a cornerstone research […]
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Sanford clinical trial looks for genetic targets in cancer

A Sanford Health clinical trial that looks for genetic targets in cancer is now being offered at the Sanford Cancer Center in Bemidji. The Genetic Exploration of the Molecular Basis of Malignancy in Adults (GEMMA) is enrolling adult patients whose cancer has progressed after the first line of treatment, or who have rare cancers without […]
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Triplets: Everything times three

“The whole team who took care of us and our girls are simply angels.”
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Kidney transplant: A mother’s gift to her son

"I was just being a mom. He needed something I could give to him, and I did."
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