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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.
Growth rate is influenced by heredity, gender, environmental factors and nutrition. Sometimes, medical conditions stop a child from growing at a normal rate.
When a child's pituitary gland has lost its ability to make one, some or all pituitary hormones. The condition is often permanent, but very treatable.
A fetus may develop along a path that is not the typical one for a boy or a girl. When sex development follows a less common path, the result is a difference of sex development.
A disorder in which the body’s two adrenal glands have an enzyme-making defect. Without the enzymes, the adrenals can't make the hormones cortisol, aldosterone and androgens.
When the body's timing for sexual maturity is later than usual, a concern may be that puberty does not start or that it stalls after it started.
When the thyroid gland is underactive and fails to make enough thyroid hormone. Hypothyroidism is common in children and adolescents and is very treatable.
A change in the genes of the cells of the thyroid gland that causes the cells to grow and multiply too much, forming a mass of tissue called a nodule in the lower neck.
Type 1 diabetes mellitus is the most common type of diabetes in children and teens. Type 2 diabetes has also become a health problem for children and teens in recent years.
One of a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as complications.
Too much thyroid hormone, pushing the body’s metabolism to unhealthy levels.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a group of symptoms that occur when the ovaries or adrenal glands produce too much male hormone.
When the body’s changes toward sexual maturity start much sooner than usual: before girls are eight years old and before boys are nine years old.