Clinical Studies

Clinical research is very important because it is one of the best ways to improve patient care. Currently, hundreds of studies are taking place throughout Lurie Children's, including at the research institute, that involve many of our doctors, nurses, clinical research professionals, scientists and technicians.

Search below for a clinical study, or to see a more comprehensive listing of the clinical studies taking place at Lurie Children's, please use our link to the ClinicalTrials.gov website.

You can learn more about the clinical research process on our guide to clinical research for parents and children.

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Study of the Incidence of and Risk Factors for Fibrosing Colonopathy in US Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Treated with Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT01652157

This is a long-term study in cystic fibrosis patients who are participating in the Cystic Fibrosis Patient Registry to assess the occurrence and risk factors for a rare bowel disorder called fibrosing colonopathy (narrowing of the large intestine). Patients will be followed at their regular clinical care visits over a 10-year period and approached...

A Study to Evaluate the Safety of MEDI8897 for the Prevention of Medically Attended Respiratory Syncytial Virus(RSV) Lower Respiratory Track Infection (LRTI) in High-risk Children

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT03959488

This study is a pivotal Phase 2/3 randomized, double-blind, palivizumab-controlled study to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics (PK), anti-drug antibody (ADA) response, and descriptive efficacy for MEDI8897 in high-risk infants eligible to receive palivizumab when entering their first or second RSV season (Season 1 or Season 2, respectively)....

A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of MEDI8897 for the Prevention of Medically Attended RSV LRTI in Healthy Late Preterm and Term Infants (MELODY)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT 03979313

This pivotal Phase 3 study will determine if MEDI8897 will prevent medically attended RSV-confirmed lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) in healthy infants entering their first RSV season. The population to be enrolled is healthy late preterm and term infants born 35 weeks 0 days or greater gestational age (GA) who would not be eligible to...

A study in cystic fibrosis patients with chronic respiratory Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection treated with TOBI® Podhaler

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02449031

This study will include CF patients chronically colonized with P. aeruginosa enrolled in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) PortCF registry and using TOBI Podhaler or another FDA-approved inhaled antipseudomonal antibiotic. No therapeutic intervention will be assigned and physicians will use their discretion in choosing a treatment regimen for...