Children and their families are at the center of all we do
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.
Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS; also called Hyaline Membrane Disease or HMD) is a condition of premature infant lungs due to insufficient surfactant, a substance in the lungs that helps the air sacs stay open.