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UIC, IIT Chicago-Kent Offer New Law School Admission Program


The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Honors College announced a new partnership with IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law that will provide guaranteed seats for UIC graduates in the law school.
20-Nov-2014 1:45 PM EST

Growth Factor Regenerates Damaged Nerves Without Sprouting New Blood Vessels

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that a growth factor can regenerate damaged peripheral nerves without causing the growth of new blood vessels -- making it a unique candidate to treat nerve damage...
17-Nov-2014 5:10 PM EST

Race, Hospital, Insurance Status All Factors in How Lung Cancer Is Treated

African Americans, Hispanics, and those who receive care at a community hospital are all significantly less likely than other patients to receive treatment for early stage non-small cell lung cancer, according to a report in the Journal of Thoracic...
17-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

Scientists Build a Better Eye on Our World


The Electronic Visualization Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago has been awarded a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to develop an extraordinary new camera -- really an array of dozens of video cameras -- that can capture...
11-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Latino Studies Fellowships Backed by Foundation Grant


A University of Illinois at Chicago-based national Latino research consortium has received a three-year, $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support doctoral students working in Latino humanities.
4-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

New Research Center to Focus on Family Caregivers of Elderly, Disabled

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a five-year, $4.3 million grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Administration for Community Living to establish a new, multi-institutional center to...
15-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Subsidies Help Breast Cancer Patients Adhere to Hormone Therapy


A federal prescription-subsidy program for low-income women on Medicare significantly improved their adherence to hormone therapy to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer after surgery.
15-Oct-2014 9:45 AM EDT

Local Tech Firm Supports Women in Engineering at UIC


The Knowles Corporation, an Itasca, Illinois, tech company specializing in acoustic electronics, has committed $100,000 to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Engineering to support a scholarship program for female engineering students...
1-Oct-2014 1:25 PM EDT

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