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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.

News & Stories

New Criteria for Sepsis in Children Based on Organ Dysfunction

Clinician-scientists from Lurie Children’s were among a diverse, international group of experts tasked by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) with developing and validating new data-based criteria for sepsis in children.  

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New Criteria for Sepsis in Children Based on Organ Dysfunction

Clinician-scientists from Lurie Children’s were among a diverse, international group of experts tasked by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) with developing and validating new data-based criteria for sepsis in children.  

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Functional Bladder Tissue Regenerated Using Bone Marrow Cells

Scientists from Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University succeeded in regenerating fully functional urinary bladder tissue utilizing a non-human primate model. 

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Pediatric Care for Non-White Children is Universally Worse Across U.S.

The quality of health care received by racial and minority ethnic children in the U.S. is almost universally worse compared to their white peers, according to new findings from scientists at Northwestern University, Lurie Children’s and several other institutions. 

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Kevin and Greta Warren Family Foundation Announces $1 Million Gift to Lurie Children’s

Kevin Warren, Chicago Bears President and CEO, and his wife, Greta Warren, announce today the Kevin and Greta Warren Family Foundation’s $1 million pledge to Lurie Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

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Very Early Treatment of Newborns with HIV Could Result in Medication-Free Remission for Many Babies

An unexpectedly high percentage of children, who were born with HIV and started treatment within 48 hours of life, exhibit biomarkers by 2 years of age that may make them eligible to test for medication-free remission, according to a multinational study published in Lancet HIV.

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More Than 1 in 10 Pediatric Ambulance Runs Are for Mental Health Emergencies

A new study offers a novel look at the scope of the youth mental health crisis across the United States – in 2019-2020, more than 1 in 10 kids who were brought to the hospital by ambulance had a behavioral health emergency.

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What Parents Should Know About RSV Prevention for Infants

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common and potentially dangerous virus that affects almost all infants and young children before the age of two. Now, there is a single-dose immunization that helps in the fight against RSV for infants younger than 19 months of age: Nirsevimab.

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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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