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 read more on our guide to clinical research for parents and children.

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Studies

Step-up Yellow Zone Inhaled Corticosteroids to Prevent Exacerbations (STICS)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02066129

The objective of this study is to determine whether, in children receiving low-dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), quintupling the dose of inhaled corticosteroids at the onset of symptoms previously a...

Steroids In Eosinophil Negative Asthma (SIENA)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02066298

The purpose of this study is to find out if people should take an asthma controller medication based on the type of inflammatory cells present in their airway. Three treatments will be compared in thi...

Surveillance Monitoring for ART Toxicities Study in HIV Uninfected Children Born to HIV Infected Women

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT01310023

SMARTT will estimate the incidence of conditions and diagnoses potentially related to in utero exposure to antiretroviral therapy and/or exposure in the first two months of life among children born of...

A Multicenter, Multinational, Observational Morquio A Registry Study (MARS)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02294877

The objectives of this program are: to characterize and describe the Mucopolysaccharidosis IV type A (MPS IVA) population as a whole, including the heterogeneity, progression, and natural history of M...

Biliary Atresia Study in Infants and Children (BASIC)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT00345553

Little is known about the factors that cause biliary atresia nor the factors that influence disease progression. The purpose of this study is to collect the pertinent clinical information, genetic mat...