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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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...

Thalomid and Carboplatin for the Treatment of Pediatric Brain Stem Glioma

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT00179881

Treatment on this study combines two drugs: Thalomid™ (thalidomide) and carboplatin. Thalidomide has been available for many years and has been used to treat many different illnesses. Carboplatin is an effective medicine in killing cancer cells. Thalidomide works by blocking angiogenesis (the process of new blood vessel formation). If a tumor does...

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.

Registry of Patients Treated With Systemic Mold-Active Triazoles

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT03066011

The purpose of this study is to describe representative real-world patterns of care for the management of invasive fungal infections (IFIs), including invasive mold infection (IMI). Specifically, the study goals are to examine real world patient characteristics and treatment patterns, associated healthcare resource utilization, and outcomes...

Finding the Optimum Regimen for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (FOR-DMD)

ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT01603407

The Finding the Optimum Regimen for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (FOR DMD) study will compare three ways of giving corticosteroids to boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) to determine which of the three ways increases muscle strength the most, and which causes the fewest side effects. Using the results of this study, the investigators aim to...