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Lurie Children's is staffed by the very best pediatric specialists who understand kids and will do whatever it takes to provide them with a healthier future.

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At Lurie Children's we understand that caring for kids takes more than medicine. From diagnosis through treatment, it requires compassion and understanding that kids do best when they get to be kids. With a team of world-renowned pediatric experts and kid-friendly care, there’s a reason we’re ranked the #1 children’s hospital in Illinois.

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Lurie Children’s Breaks Ground on New Outpatient Center in Schaumburg

Lurie Children's broke ground on a new outpatient center in Schaumburg. The new center will grow Lurie Children’s footprint in the northwest suburbs and offer primary care and an infusion center.

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Lurie Children’s Breaks Ground on New Outpatient Center in Schaumburg

Lurie Children's broke ground on a new outpatient center in Schaumburg. The new center will grow Lurie Children’s footprint in the northwest suburbs and offer primary care and an infusion center.

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The Ludmila and Edward Smolyansky Foundation Pledges $1 Million in Support of Lurie Children’s

The Ludmila and Edward Smolyansky Foundation, the philanthropic arm Pure Culture Organics of Chicago, IL, announced today it has made a $1 million commitment to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, specifically allocated to the Cardiology Program Fund and the Access for Every Child Fund. 

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Skin Patch Improves Treatment for Pediatric Milk Allergies

Daily immunotherapy delivered via a dermal patch reduced the risk of reactions, including anaphylaxis, in children with an immunoglobulin E (IgE)–mediated cow’s milk allergy, according to a recent clinical trial published in JAMA Pediatrics.  

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Lurie Children’s Launches First Peer-Reviewed Journal on Health Advocacy

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago announces the launch of the Journal of Health Advocacy (JHA), the first of its kind peer-reviewed open access journal housed within the organization’s Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities.

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Lurie Children’s Earns “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” Designation in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index

Today, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago announced their “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC).

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Future Parents More Likely to Get RSV Vaccine When Pregnant if Aware That RSV Can Be a Serious Illness in Infants

A nationwide survey of people who were pregnant or trying to become pregnant found that overall 54 percent expressed interest in the RSV vaccine during pregnancy.

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Lurie Children’s First in Illinois to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy with FDA-Approved Gene Therapy

In March, Lurie Children’s treated its first patient with ELEVIDYS, the first gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy – a rare, genetic disease characterized by progressive muscle damage and weakness. Lurie Children’s is the first in Illinois to administer this treatment after ELEVIDYS received FDA approval in 2023.

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Innovating Through Pediatric Research

Research at Lurie Children's is conducted through Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. Our goal is to generate new knowledge and translate advancements in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases that affect children’s health. Research studies are led by over 750 researchers and are organized into four scientific pillars: Basic and Preclinical Science; Clinical and Community Trials; Community, Population Health, and Outcomes; and Quantitative Science.

Join Us in Creating a Healthier Future for Every Child

As a non-profit medical center, Lurie Children’s relies on an engaged and supportive community to elevate the standard of medical care for more children, create innovative programs, accelerate cutting edge research discoveries and work with community partners to make Chicago’s neighborhoods safer for children.

Awards & Accolades

Lurie Children's is proud to be recognized for a number of awards, accolades and achievements.

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