Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
Children with difficult medical issues are more likely to experience social challenges at home, demonstrating the need for additional support and resources for these children in clinical settings.
Children with COVID-19 experience severe illness less frequently than adults, but the disease can still be dangerous, according to a recent study.
A novel drug called luspatercept may reduce blood transfusion burden for patients with transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder.
Most young adults who identify as transgender desire having their preferred names and pronouns documented in electronic medical records (EMRs), according to recent survey findings published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Deaths related to choking on objects in children and adolescents — especially among children younger than three years old — have decline steadily for 50 years, according to a study published in JAMA.
The use of long-acting bronchodilators to treat asthma had no impact for some African-American children, according to a new study from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and the Department of Pediatrics.
A new study has found that a particularly deadly form of pediatric brain tumor may have a weakness that could inspire future treatments.
Thomas Shanley, MD, chair of Pediatrics, has been named as nominee for election as President and CEO of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that the protein FMRP — the loss of which leads to Fragile X syndrome — is a novel reader of RNA methylation.