Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute is one of the interdisciplinary research institutes of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where principal investigators who are part of the research institute are full-time faculty members. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is the pediatric teaching hospital for the Feinberg School. Research at Lurie Children’s is conducted through Manne Research Institute. Learn more about our research partners below.
Children’s Research Fund
The Children’s Research Fund was established in 1951 for the sole purpose of raising funds to advance medical research. In 1991, the Children’s Research Fund began its affiliation with Lurie Children’s, and since that time has been a principal benefactor of Manne Research Institute.
To learn more, visit the Children’s Research Fund website.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Lurie Children's is the pediatric teaching hospital for the Feinberg School. The research institute is one of the interdisciplinary research institutes of the Feinberg School, where principal investigators who are part of the research institute are full-time faculty members.
For more information, visit the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine website.
Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS)
The NUCATS Institute is an integral link in Northwestern University’s clinical and translational research enterprise, accelerating translational innovation by providing research teams with consultative resources and expertise. NUCATS is a collaboration between Northwestern University and its clinical partners, which include Lurie Children’s.
To learn more, visit the NUCATS Institute website.
Northwestern University Core Facilities
From basic and preclinical sciences to clinical trials, Northwestern University has core facilities to assist with your research by outsource, utilize equipment, or space to conduct research.
To learn more, visit the NU Core Facilitites website.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) is the nexus for all public health activities at the Feinberg School. The goal of IPHAM is to accelerate innovation at the interface of medicine and public health and achieve measurable improvements in health for patients and populations. Faculty in the Mary Ann & J. Milburn Smith Child Health Research Program of the research institute are among IPHAM’s members.
To learn more, visit the IPHAM website.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is committed to being a national leader in the battle to overcome cancer. To this end, Chicago's Lurie Cancer Center is dedicated to scientific discovery, advancing medical knowledge, providing compassionate, state-of-the-art cancer care, and training the next generation of clinicians and scientists. The Lurie Cancer Center is affiliated with four teaching hospitals in Chicago, including Lurie Children’s.
To learn more, visit The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University website.
Northwestern University Research Institutional Review Board (IRB)
The protection of research subjects at Northwestern University is a shared responsibility, with the institution, researchers, IRB committees, and the IRB Office working together toward this common goal. In concert with the Lurie Children’s IRB, the protection of pediatric research subjects is ensured.
To learn more, visit the Northwestern University Research IRB website.
Northwestern University Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO)
The Innovation and New Ventures Office inspires and nurtures a culture of innovation, bridging Northwestern research with its practical use for public benefit. In 2013, INVO announced a new partnership with the research institute to provide invention disclosure, licensing, and commercialization support.
To learn more, visit the INVO website.
NMHC Access Program
Lurie Children’s research staff looking to obtain access to Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) systems or Clinical Practice Privileges to conduct research at Northwestern University or its affiliating locations (Northwestern Medical Group, Lake Forest Hospital, Central DuPage Hospital, etc.) will need to submit a request to the NMHC Access Program.
To learn more, visit the orientation page