On November 5, students in the Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics (MPO) program through Northwestern’s Prosthetics-Orthotics Center constructed more than 50 braces for teddy bears gifted to pediatric patients at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago has recruited an internationally recognized surgeon-scientist, Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD, as the hospital’s next surgeon-in-chief.
Tisagenlecleucel, a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy, demonstrated safety and efficacy in pediatric patients with relapsed and refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, according to recent findings.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have characterized several variants of the gene GRIK2 that cause nonsyndromic neurodevelopmental disorder.
Children born to women with epilepsy who took anti-seizure medications during pregnancy versus children born to women without epilepsy did not differ in terms of cognitive outcomes and overall neurodevelopment, according to findings published in JAMA Neurology.
Public payers such as Medicaid more frequently underpaid children’s hospitals when compared to private payers, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Pregnant women who are diagnosed with COVID-19 have a higher risk of severe maternal morbidity and mortality and neonatal complications compared to pregnant women without COVID-19, according to recent findings.
The Institute for Global Health (IGH) has established the Center for Pathogen Genomics and Microbial Evolution which will apply lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to the tracking and prevention of future threats.
A new wearable sensor that actually quantifies itch by measuring scratching when placed on the hand has been developed by Northwestern University scientists.
Northwestern Medicine scientists and clinicians have continued to investigate methods to combat the disease, including strategies to conduct clinical trials during a pandemic, studying neurologic symptoms in children and reflecting on the importance of professional medical organizations during a public health crisis.