Jacob and Lukas: Two in a Million

Jacob and Lukas Swanson, 3, are the only known twins in North America with the life-threatening liver disease biliary atresia.

Jacob and Lukas

Team approach provides hope for Easton

When Easton’s parents were told their unborn son had a fatal kidney condition, they turned to Lurie Children’s fetal medicine experts for help.

Easton

From surviving to thriving

Neuro-oncologist Natasha Pillay Smiley, DO, heads the new Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Survivorship Clinic, which addresses the late effects of treatment and quality of life issues that often affect brain tumor patients.

Natasha Pillay Smiley, MD

My 25 Years as a Patient at Children's

After 25 years of treatment at Children's, I'm living an independent, happy life in New York City.

Research Key to Helping Newborns Breathe Easier

Dr. Schumacker's discoveries may one day lead to better treatments for babies struggling to take their first breath.