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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 very rare cancerous tumor that originates in the liver. Its cells can spread to other areas of the body, commonly the lungs, abdomen and rarely to the bones and central nervous system.
A type of cancer in the lymphatic system, part of the immune system that functions to fight disease and infections. Hodgkin lymphoma cells can spread to other organs and tissue.
Cancer of the blood, beginning in the bone marrow, the soft, spongy center of the long bones that produces the three major blood cells: white, red, and platelets.
A condition in which the body does not have enough white blood cells that fight bacterial infections.
A group of inherited diseases of the blood affecting the ability of the body to make hemoglobin, causing anemia; commonly found around the Mediterranean Sea.
Also called hypercoagulability, a condition in which the blood has a higher than normal tendency to clot inside the blood vessels.
The most common inherited bleeding disorder, in which a protein in the blood that aids clotting is defective or missing.
A lower than the normal number of red blood cells, which carry oxygen from the lungs and distribute it throughout the entire body.
Occurring when the marrow ceases to produce enough white blood cells to fight infection, platelets to stop bleeding, and red blood cells to provide oxygen to the body.
An abnormal growth of cells, rapidly reproducing despite restriction of space, nutrients shared by other cells or signals sent from the body to stop reproduction.
A cancer that occurs primarily in the bone or soft tissue, most often found in the extremities and can involve muscle and the soft tissues around the tumor site.
A cancer of the retina of the eye, which tends to run in families.