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.

Filter by:

Studies

INFUSE Bone Graft (recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2/absorable collegen sponge) in the treatment of Tibial Psudarthrosis in Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02718131

The current study proposes adding BMP-2 (INFUSE), an anabolic agent, at the surgical site of TPA repair in children with NF1, compared to a control group of patients treated surgically without BMP-2. The following Specific Aims will be addressed: 1) to determine if use of an osteogenic agent (BMP-2) at the time of surgical repair of TPA in NF1...

Pharmacokinetics of Anti-epileptic Drugs in Obese Children

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02993861

The study is a prospective, multi-center, open-label clinical trial. Study's purpose is to characterize the pharmacokinetics and safety of four oral anti-epileptics drugs (levetiracetam, valproic acid [divalproex sodium ER or immediate release formulation if inadequate enrollment}, topiramate, and oxcarbazepine) in a non-randomized sample of obese...

Pharmacokinetics of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care (PTN_POPS)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT01431326

Understudied drugs will be administered to children per standard of care as prescribed by their treating caregiver and only biological sample collection during the time of drug administration will be involved. A total of approximately 7000 children aged <21 years who are receiving these drugs for standard of care will be enrolled and will be...

A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of MEDI8897 for the Prevention of Medically Attended RSV LRTI in Healthy Preterm Infants. (MEDI8897 Ph2b)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02878330

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics (PK), and antidrug antibody (ADA) response for MEDI8897 in healthy preterm infants who are between 29 and 35 weeks gestational age and entering their first RSV season.