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UIC Library of the Health Sciences Receives Medical Library Association Award

UIC library system lauded by Medical Library Association
16-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Human ‘Chimeric’ Cells Restore Crucial Protein in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Cells made by fusing a normal human muscle cell with a muscle cell from a person with  Duchenne muscular dystrophy —a rare but fatal form of muscular dystrophy — were able to significantly improve muscle function when implanted into the muscles...
16-Mar-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Graphene Oxide Nanosheets Could Help Bring Lithium-Metal Batteries to Market

Lithium-metal batteries — which can hold up to 10 times more charge than the lithium-ion batteries that currently power our phones, laptops and cars — haven’t been commercialized because of a fatal flaw: as these batteries charge and...
15-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Debunks Fears of Increased Teen Suicide Risk From Popular Flu Drug

A new study published by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that the drug oseltamivir — commonly known as Tamiflu — does not cause an increased risk of suicide in pediatric patients.
13-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Investigate the Role of Arsenic in the Development of Diabetes

A five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will help researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago answer basic questions about the role of arsenic in the development of diabetes and examine...
9-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Majority of Mining-Related Injuries and Illness in Illinois Go Unreported

Illnesses and injuries associated with working in Illinois mines are substantially underreported to the federal agency tasked with tracking these events, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.The U.S....
9-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Algorithm Shows Differences Between Nurse, Doctor Care

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago has published the first quantitative study on the divergent scopes of practice for nurses and doctors. The study uniquely leveraged computer science technology to...
7-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


UIC Centers’ Spring 2018 Program Series Celebrates ‘Spaces for Wellness’

The UIC Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change announce its spring 2018 program series events.
2-Mar-2018 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researcher Available to Talk to the Media about Sexual Harassment and Assault in Academic Fieldwork

8-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST

Manual of Style for Crowdfunding; Expert on Pitch Success Secrets

27-Jun-2017 9:10 AM EDT

Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

21-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear...
1-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Father's Day Expert: Strengthening Relationships Between Fathers and Their Children

2-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

#UIC expert available to discuss privatization of public infrastructure in the wake of South Carolina's flood damage

9-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

#UIC Sociologist Available to Discuss Issues Surrounding Racial #Achievement Gap in Schools #Backtoschool #Education

18-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

21-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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