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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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Brain Imaging Predicts Language Learning in Deaf Children

January 15, 2018

In a new international collaborative study between The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, researchers created a machine learning algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant.
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Introduction to Program Evaluation for Community Organizations

Start: 1/29/2018 1:00 PM
End: 1/29/2018 4:00 PM
Location: Wieboldt Hall South Entrance, Room 421, 340 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611
An interactive workshop focused on the basics of program evaluation. The session includes information on building stakeholder engagement, evaluation planning, methods and processes. Intended for staff with no formal evaluation training, the workshop focuses on helping participants understand the evaluation process and developing awareness and skills for implementing a basic program evaluation in house.
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