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Barsness Receives Second PCORI Award to Develop Patient and Family Advisory Board to Help Improve Patient Experience

August 17, 2017

Katherine Barsness, MD, MS, pediatric surgeon at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Associate Professor of Surgery and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has received a second funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
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Renowned Leader in Pediatric Heart Surgery and Research Joins Lurie Children’s

August 09, 2017

Joseph Forbess, MD, joined Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as the Associate Division Head of Pediatric Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Director of the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Program. He also is a Professor of Pediatric Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
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Genetic Testing Helps Detect Cause of Early Life Epilepsy

July 31, 2017

A study published in JAMA Pediatrics supports the use of genetic testing, especially with sequencing, as first-line diagnostic method for young children with seizures.
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