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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60611
Research at Lurie Children’s is conducted through Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. We focus on improving child health, transforming pediatric medicine and ensuring healthier futures.
Beginning in 2019, the Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center on Northwestern University's Chicago campus will be the new home for the Manne Research Institute.
A imaging test to detect cancer and neurological diseases, using special pictures taken after a tiny amount of a radioactive liquid is injected into a vein.
An acronym for the syndrome: Posterior fossa malformations, Hemangioma, Arterial anomalies, Cardiac anomalies, Eye abnormalities, and Sternal clefting and supraumbilical raphe.
PHOX2B gene testing is performed by the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory at Lurie Children's to detect mutations associated with Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome-like symptoms.
A group of rare syndromes that result from mutations in the PTEN gene, a gene that normally stops cells from growing and dividing uncontrolled (“suppressor genes”).
Lurie Children's Pediatric Palliative Care team focuses on improving the quality of life for children and their families.
An awareness of heartbeats, an uncomfortable but common complaint. A doctor can help determine if the palpitations are dangerous.
A condition affecting the growth plate at the end of the upper arm bone, in which it loses its blood supply and the nearby bone softens and collapses.
Sleep disorders among children are common. Issues that disrupt sleep once it has started, such as sleepwalking and night terrors, are known as “parasomnias.”
When the four pea-sized nodules located on or near the back of the thyroid gland are either overactive or underactive, releasing too much or too little parathyroid hormone.
A group of symptoms usually including tremor, slowness of movement, rigidity, and postural instability, similar to Parkinson's disease, but resulting from several causes.
A genetic defect causing the undifferentiated genitals of the developing baby to fail to respond correctly to male sex hormones, and not develop fully male characteristics.
Lurie Children's Partial Hospitalization Program is an intensive, five-day treatment program serving children ages 4-14 requiring more intense treatment for psychiatric problems but can be safely maintained at home.
Lurie Children's is proud to be recognized for the following awards, accolades and achievements.
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