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2013-10-02 23:26:53

Multi-disciplinary TSC Center to Provide Greater Access and Quality of Care to TSC Patients throughout the Midwest Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Bcureful®—a non-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate research towards a cure for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)—presented its inaugural donation in the amount of $20,000.00 to launch the new Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Center at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Lurie Children’s is...

2013-05-13 12:29:22

Philanthropist and Civic Leader Lester Crown honored with Children's Trust Award on May 15 CHICAGO, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heroes for Life: Campaign for Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago raised $675 million, exceeding its goal by $75 million and making it one of the nation's most successful campaigns on behalf of children's health. The campaign was critical in raising the needed funding to create Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of...

2013-05-03 23:23:56

A life trustee of the Aspen Institute and past recipient of the Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy, Lester Crown will be receiving an award for his leadership and commitment to pediatric care as a long-serving board member at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Philanthropist and civic leader Lester Crown of Chicago will be presented with the Children´s Trust Award for his extraordinary contributions to improving the lives of...

2012-10-24 11:26:09

CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children's Memorial, are embarking on a pioneering study to understand the extent to which healing spaces promote health and healing during hospitalization. A major focal point of the study will be the Crown Sky Garden, a 5-thousand square foot garden on the 11(th) floor of the 23 story hospital. The garden, named in honor of Chicago's philanthropic Crown family, includes...

2012-08-30 10:24:45

CHICAGO, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children's Memorial Hospital, announce a new clinical partnership that will greatly improve the care of children living with neuromuscular diseases. "MDA is thrilled to welcome Lurie Children's and its pediatric experts to our national network of clinics," said MDA Interim President and Medical Director Valerie Cwik, MD. "Children...

2012-08-16 23:03:51

Renowned pediatric plastic surgeon joins Lurie Childrens in Chicago (formerly Children's Memorial Hospital). Chicago, IL. (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Arun K. Gosain, MD, joined Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children´s Hospital of Chicago as Division Head of Plastic Surgery on July 1, 2012. He comes from Rainbow Babies and Children´s Hospital in Cleveland where he served as Division Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Director of Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic and Director of Vascular...

2012-07-30 06:25:21

Forum offers Marfan syndrome assessments to conference participants who schedule appointments /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Marfan Foundation is gearing up for its 28th Annual conference, held at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, August 2-5. Hosted by Northwestern Medicine® and the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, the four-day conference has something for everyone with Marfan syndrome (MFS) and related disorders, including access to many...

2012-06-09 02:20:19

CHICAGO, June 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At 6 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, Children's Memorial Hospital began an historic transport of patients to its new hospital in downtown Chicago, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. After 130 years in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, the hospital will be moving three miles to the campus of its academic partner, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Over 10 to 18 hours and with the help of 25 ambulances, staff...

2012-04-23 02:28:02

CHICAGO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago philanthropist Ann Lurie, along with a committee of leading philanthropists and Chicago civic leaders, announced that $5.2 million was raised as part of the fundraising campaign for Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago during a Gala Preview on Friday, April 20 at Lurie Children's, 225 E. Chicago Avenue. Gala co-chairs were Lester Crown, Ann Lurie, Andrew J. McKenna, Sr., Robert S. Murley, Penny Pritzker and J. Christopher...

2012-04-20 10:21:23

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Musician Harry Connick, Jr. Headline the Event **Children's Memorial is becoming Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago on June 9, 2012** CHICAGO, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago philanthropist, Ann Lurie, along with a committee of leading philanthropists and Chicago civic leaders, is expected to announce that $5.2 million was raised as part of the fundraising campaign for Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital...