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Breakthrough Drug Offers Hope to Patients with SMA

December 07, 2017

Ella Casten was 14 months old when she was officially diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), an often fatal disease that robs patients of the ability to walk, eat and swallow.
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Why Do Healthy Children Die from the Flu? Study Offers New Insights

February 15, 2018

With this year’s severe flu season, one statistic is especially chilling. Each year, around 50 percent of all children under 5 years old who die from the flu were previously healthy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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The AISE Project (Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Etiology)

Start: 2/19/2018 12:00 PM
End: 2/19/2018 1:00 PM
Location: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Sky Lobby Auditorium, 10th floor, 355 E. Erie
Speaker: John Sarwark, MD, Head, Orthopaedic Surgery; Martha Washington Foundation for Handicapped Children Professor in Pediatric Orthopedics, Lurie Children's; Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School. Topic: The AISE Project (Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Etiology). Contact: Tommi Raij, MD, PhD, 312.238.4401;
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