Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is one of the few centers participating in ASPIRO, an international Phase 1/2 clinical trial of a gene therapy product called AT132 for X-linked myotubular myopathy – a rare disease...
8-Nov-2017 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Post-operative fevers in children are rarely due to infection, yet they are often subjected to non-targeted testing. This conclusion has been widely recognized in adult patients undergoing surgery, but this is the first large-scale study to verify...
8-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
More than half of the babies with infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) who were treated with nusinersen (Spinraza) gained motor milestones, compared to none of the babies in the control group. Infants treated with the drug also had 63...
6-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
The first patient in a new Phase 1 gene therapy trial for pediatric brain tumors underwent a leading-edge procedure at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. During surgery to remove the brain tumor, the patient was injected with an...
23-Oct-2017 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
White children with viral diagnoses treated in pediatric emergency departments were up to twice as likely to receive antibiotics compared to minority children, according to a study published in Pediatrics. Although viral respiratory tract infections...
28-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Mutations involving a large number of genes converge on two pathways during early kidney development that lead to Wilms tumor
14-Aug-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Barsness Receives Second PCORI Award to Develop Patient and Family Advisory Board to Help Improve Patient Experience
Katherine Barsness, MD, MS, pediatric surgeon at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Associate Professor of Surgery and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has received a second funding award...
18-Aug-2017 6:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A study published in JAMA Pediatrics supports the use of genetic testing, especially with sequencing, as first-line diagnostic method for young children with seizures. Specific genetic factors were found to be the cause of epilepsy in 40 percent of...
25-Jul-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
25-May-2017 2:50 PM EDT
Karen Sheehan, MD, MPH, ER Physician and Medical Director of Lurie Children's Injury Prevention and Research Center, Is Available for Interviews on Violence Prevention and Gun Control
21-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT
14-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT
Karen Sheehan, MD, general pediatrician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, shares tips on what you need to know about super lice.
29-Feb-2016 5:05 PM EST
Lead expert Dr. Helen Binns gives general advice for families who want to make sure their kids are not exposed to high concentrations of lead in their water.
19-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) recent announcement of a public health emergency of international concern has many individuals searching for information on the Zika virus. Larry Kociolek, MD, Infectious Diseases at Lurie Children’s...
8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST
An Innocent Cough or Something Worse? Lurie Children’s Hospital ID Specialist Offers Tips on Prevention and Recognition of Whooping Cough
27-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST