How we're making a difference in kids' health

Your support creates better futures for kids.

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital is a destination for kids and families facing complex medical issues like cancer, epilepsy, and diabetes. Our physician-scientists lead research projects that propel discovery and allow us to offer the latest treatments for kids.

With support from people like you, our team of experts are:

Developing new treatments for kids—from food allergies to aggressive cancers
Advancing care for newborns with a variety of complex diseases
Comforting kids by providing expert, 
in-hospital support services from play to art therapy
Helping survivors of childhood cancer lead longer, healthier lives

Your support can make a difference for kids and families here in Chicago and around the world.

Our foremost goal is to ensure brighter tomorrows for the children we treat today.

John M. Cunningham, MD
Physician-in-Chief, Comer Children’s Hospital

Did you know?

Comer Children’s BHC Collaborative helps children, families, and communities recover from trauma.
The first oral treatment for 
kids’ peanut allergy was tested by and is now available at Comer Children’s.
A Level 4 epilepsy center, Comer Children’s provides the most advanced treatment for complex epilepsy like this rare surgery and end sentence.
Comer Children’s BHC Collaborative helps children, families, and communities recover from trauma.
The first oral treatment for 
kids’ peanut allergy was tested by and is now available at Comer Children’s.
A Level 4 epilepsy center, Comer Children’s provides the most advanced treatment for complex epilepsy like this rare surgery and end sentence.

Stories of Impact

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Richard Parillo at his home in Chicago

Your investment to support kid's health research and care is more important than ever

Discover other areas where you can make a difference

Cancer
Community Health
Celiac Disease
Diabetes

Contact Our Kids Health Giving Expert

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Brad Joutras, MBA
Managing Director, Individual Giving
UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Development

Office: 773-834-2231
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