Research Innovation


​​  Discovery Newsletter

Who We Are

The research arm of Lurie Children’s, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute helps us provide cutting-edge treatments and discover more effective ways to prevent and diagnose conditions that affect children’s health.

Our physicians and scientists are also faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, our academic partner. Working closely together, our hospital, research institute and medical school train the next generation of pediatric specialists while advancing children's healthcare. 

Learn more about Stanley Manne and his gift.​​​


Sredni and Sobel Awarded Mentoring and Research Honors

Elaine Sobel, a student in the laboratory of Simone Treiger Sredni, MD, PhD​, received the Fletcher Undergraduate Research Award from Northwestern University Provost Jonathan Holloway, PhD, at an awards luncheon held on December 8.​ In recognition of her mentoring, Sredni received the Karl Rosengren Faculty Mentoring Award. Sobel received the award in recognition of her outstanding summer research project. Read more.​

Dr. William Schnaper Receives 2018 ASPN Founders' Award

Congratulations to the 2018 American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Founders' Award Recipient Dr. William Schnaper. He will be honored at the ASPN Awards Luncheon on Saturday, May 5th, in Toronto. Schnaper is is Irene Heinz Given and John LaPorte Given Professor of Pediatric Research at Lurie Children's, Vice Chairman, Department of Pediatrics and Professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School.​ Read more.​

Katz Scholarship Opportunities

Katz scholaarThe Robert Louis Katz Summer Scholars Program is designed to provide undergraduates summer experiences in research related to childhood health and disease. Through the ongoing generosity of Jim & Ellyn Katz, we are offering competitive scholarships for the summer of 2018 for research experiences with Manne Research Institute investigators at the research institute in Lincoln Park, Chicago or at the downtown Lurie Children's campus.

Scholars will receive a stipend in her/his respective mentor’s research program and are expected to spend at least 8 weeks between May and August 2018 working full time with their respective mentors.