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 website.

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

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Effects of Medical Complexity Using GMA on Lurie Children's In- and Outpatients ID: NCT01659710

The purpose of this study is to research a new type of test for cerebral palsy that can be performed earlier, at 10-15 weeks of age (after the due date for premature infants). The test involves a standardized video recording of a baby's natural movements for about 10 minutes. The video recorded movements are evaluated by a special trained observer...

Abatacept for GVHD Prophylaxis After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease ID: NCT02867800

To assess the tolerability of the costimulation blocking agent abatacept (CTLA4-Ig) when added to the standard graft versus host disease (GVHD) prophylaxis regimen of a calcineurin inhibitor and methotrexate in patients receiving early alemtuzumab followed by fludarabine, thiotepa, melphalan, and alemtuzumab for conditioning.

Peanut Allergy Oral Immunotherapy Study (RAMSES) ID: NCT03126227

The purpose of this study is to get more information about the effectiveness and safety of AR101 as an oral immunotherapy for peanut-allergic children and adults. AR101 is a pharmaceutical-grade peanut allergen formulation. And this study seeks to understand if AR101 works better than placebo (an inactive substance that looks identical to the drug...

Biliary Atresia Research Consortium (PROBE) ID: NCT00061828

Biliary atresia and idiopathic neonatal hepatitis are the most common causes of jaundice and hyperbilirubinemia that continue beyond the newborn period. The long term goal of the Biliary Atresia Research Consortium (BARC) is to establish a database of clinical information and serum and tissue samples from children with biliary atresia (BA) and...