Awed by the Resilience of Our Patients

Learn about Lurie Children’s extracorporeal photopheresis program.

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.

Connor Goes The Distance

Considering that Connor was born with cerebral palsy, wore leg braces most of his life and has arthritis, his athletic accomplishments are nothing short of amazing.

Connor

Brothers for Life: Organ Donation Safes Two Young Lives

rank and Christian received life-saving transplants from the same donor liver.

Frank and Christian

Fertility preservation: Planning for life after cancer

Five-year-old Evelyn loves to play mommy with her “babies” — her dolls. Diagnosed with cancer at age 3, she was enrolled in a clinical research study at Lurie Children’s that may enable her to preserve the ability to have children in the future.

Evelyn

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