Welcome to the Children’s Research Fund, dedicated to raising awareness and funding for the scientists and physicians of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute.

More than 70 talented and energetic board members unite in advancing our mission: support for pediatric medical research at the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute, led by Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD, the research institute’s Present and Scientific Director and Children’s Research Fund Professor.

Since 1951, the Children’s Research fund has raised more than $100 million to support medical research. Through the Children’s Research Fund, we make a difference in the lives of children and their families throughout Chicagoland and the world.

David McHugh
Chairman, Children’s Research Fund


Children’s Research Fund News

Today marks the official start of the 2015 Children’s Research Fund Campaign; the annual fundraising effort to support pediatric medical research at the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

2015 Campaign and 57th Annual Children’s Ball Co-Chairs, Brent and Katie Gledhill along with Eric Smith and Kimberly-Taylor-Smith unveiled the 2015 Children’s Research Fund Campaign and Children’s Ball theme: Imagination! Bringing Possibilities To Life.  Read More

Visit to Researchers Lab Inspires Gift for Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center

shovelLast Friday, May 8th, 2015, ninety years after breaking ground on its first Chicago Campus Building, Northwestern University celebrated the latest chapter in the Streeterville research enterprise, the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center.  Upon completion,  the Stanley Manne Research Institute, the research arm of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital and principal benefactor of the Children’s Research Fund, will occupy four floors in the Biomedical Research Center.  Read More

Nearly 90 Children’s Research Fund board members, family and friends joined the annual Move for the Kids 5K Run/Walk.  The Children’s Research Fund fielded four energetic teams helping raise over $6500 for patients and families at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

 


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