Research Partners

Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute is one of the interdisciplinary research institutes of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where principal investigators who are part of the research institute are full-time faculty members. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is the pediatric teaching hospital for the Feinberg School. All research at Lurie Children’s is conducted through the Manne Research Institute. Learn more about these partners and others below.

Children’s Research Fund

The Children’s Research Fund was established in 1951 for the sole purpose of raising funds to advance medical research. In 1991, the Children’s Research Fund began its affiliation with Lurie Children’s, and since that time has been a principal benefactor of the Manne Research Institute.

To learn more, visit the Children’s Research Fund website.

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lurie Children's is the pediatric teaching hospital for the Feinberg School. The research institute is one of the interdisciplinary research institutes of the Feinberg School, where principal investigators who are part of the research institute are full-time faculty members.

For more information, visit the Feinberg School website.

Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS)

The NUCATS Institute is an integral link in Northwestern University’s clinical and translational research enterprise, accelerating translational innovation by providing research teams with consultative resources and expertise. NUCATS is a collaboration between Northwestern University and its clinical partners, which include Lurie Children’s.

To learn more, visit the NUCATS Institute website.

The Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

The Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) is the nexus for all public health activities at the Feinberg School. The goal of the Institute is to accelerate innovation at the interface of medicine and public health and achieve measurable improvements in health for patients and populations. Faculty in the Mary Ann & J. Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program of the research institute are among IPHAM’s members.

To learn more, visit the IPHAM website.

The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is committed to being a national leader in the battle to overcome cancer. To this end, Chicago's Lurie Cancer Center is dedicated to scientific discovery, advancing medical knowledge, providing compassionate, state-of-the-art cancer care, and training the next generation of clinicians and scientists. The Lurie Cancer Center is affiliated with four teaching hospitals in Chicago, including Lurie Children’s.

To learn more, visit The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University website.

Northwestern University Research Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The protection of research subjects at Northwestern University is a shared responsibility, with the institution, researchers, IRB committees, and the IRB Office working together toward this common goal. In concert with the Lurie Children’s IRB, the protection of pediatric research subjects is ensured.

To learn more, visit the Northwestern University Research IRB website.

Northwestern University Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO)

The Innovation and New Ventures Office inspires and nurtures a culture of innovation, bridging Northwestern research with its practical use for public benefit. In 2013, INVO announced a new partnership with the research institute to provide invention disclosure, licensing and commercialization support.

To learn more, visit the INVO website.

Chicago Council on Science & Technology (C2ST)

C²ST seeks to be the preeminent regional consortium for science- and technology-related education and policy and a prominent voice nationally. Former research institute President and Scientific Director Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD, serves on the C²ST Board of Directors.

To learn more, visit the C2ST website.