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

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...

A Phase 2 Study of BMN 111 to Evaluate Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy in Children With Achondroplasia (ACH)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02055157

This is a Phase 2, open-label, sequential cohort dose-escalation study of BMN 111 in children with achondroplasia. The primary objective is to assess the safety and tolerability of daily BMN 111 admin...

A Study of Multiple Doses of Nusinersen (ISIS 396443) Delivered to Infants With Genetically Diagnosed and Presymptomatic Spinal Muscular Atrophy (NURTURE)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02386553

The primary objective of the study is to examine the efficacy of multiple doses of Nusinersen administered intrathecally in preventing or delaying the need for respiratory intervention or death in inf...

Skin Barrier in Nocturnal Eczema Study

Characterize peripheral circadian immune rythms (in skin and blood) and central circadian rhythms in eczematous patients compared to control patients.

Slide Alone: Fracture Prevention in Toddlers and Youth (SAFETY)

This study will examine children diagnosed with a fracture that occurred while using a playground slide in order to understand the causes of these injuries.