Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children's Memorial Hospital) is a nationally ranked pediatric specialty hospital based in Chicago, Illinois. Affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University, Lurie is located in the university's Streeterville campus with more than 1,200 physicians on its medical staff and 4,000 employees.

Website
https://www.luriechildrens.org/
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lurie_Children%27s_Hospital

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Pediatrics

Study answers when moderate to late preterm babies go home

"When is my baby going home?" is one of the first questions asked by families of infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Now clinicians have a data-based answer. Moderate to late preterm babies (born ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Preterm births more likely when dads live in lower income areas

Lifelong lower socioeconomic status of fathers, as defined by early life and adulthood neighborhood income, is a newly identified risk factor for early preterm birth (at less than 34 weeks), according to a study published ...

Genetics

CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing shows very low risk of mistakes

Along with the promise that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology can offer new human therapies is the need to ensure its safety. A recent study showed that CRISPR-Cas9 did not produce off-target gene mutations in zebrafish. ...

Immunology

Even the fetus has gut bacteria, study shows

A study in humans and mice demonstrated that a fetus has its own microbiome, or communities of bacteria living in the gut, which are known to play important roles in the immune system and metabolism. Researchers also confirmed ...

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