Gene Therapy and Fertility Preservation Give Sisters Hope for Future

When Laura and Christopher Jones traveled to an orphanage in China, they didn’t expect to come back with two children. When they met Zinnia and Lainee, however, they knew that even though they were not sisters, their bond was just … Read More

Lurie Children’s Recognized as Level 1 Pediatric Surgery Center – But What Does It Mean?

By Marleta Reynolds, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief; Chair, Department of Pediatric Surgery; Lydia J. Fredrickson Professor of Pediatric Surgery; Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine   It’s a badge of honor for sure. Lurie Children’s was among the first … Read More

Happy, Healthy and Hilarious – Boy Born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Thrives Five Years Post Surgery

During a 26-week ultrasound, Lori’s doctor told her, “We need a further look.” It was during that further look that her unborn son, Garisen, was diagnosed with left congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a serious condition where a hole in the … Read More