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Autism and Intellectual Disability Studied in Quest for New Treatment Approaches

NIH-funded collaboration on treatments of rare genetic syndromes that could reveal a shared biology of autism spectrum disorders
18-Dec-2014 11:30 AM EST

Rush Physicians Named Among World's Top Scientists

Two members of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center have been included in a new listing of the most influential researchers in the world. David Bennett, MD, and Julie Schneider, MD, are among “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds...
26-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Rush Health Adds Riverside Medical Center to Network

Rush Health has expanded its network with the addition of Riverside Medical Center, which joined Rush Health at the beginning of September. Rush Health is a clinically integrated network of hospitals, physicians and other clinicians. Riverside...
26-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

National Quality and Safety Study Ranks Rush University Medical Center Among Top Performing Academic Medical Centers in the Country

Rush University Medical Center has received the UHC’s (University HealthSystem Consortium) Quality Leadership Award, ranking fifth among 104 academic medical centers in the UHC’s annual study. Rush is the only medical center in Illinois to be...
31-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Tests Will Track Improved Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills in People with Fragile X, Down Syndromes, and Other Intellectual Disabilities

Leading researchers, funded through a new, five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), are collaborating to develop and evaluate tests designed to measure and track changes in the cognitive functioning of people who...
31-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Predictor of Tissue Injury in Kidney Transplant Recipients Found

Researchers at UC San Francisco and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure, a discovery that eventually could allow for customized...
30-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Two Chicago School Cafeterias to Use Technology to Create a Healthy Eating “Report Card” on Students’ Food Choices and Eating Habits to Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Preventive medicine experts at Rush University Medical Center and Canyon Ranch Institute have teamed up to design and test a new program that tracks what students are actually choosing to eat at school meals and supports parents and caregivers in...
21-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

How Is Depression Related to Dementia?

A new study by neuropsychiatric researchers at Rush University Medical Center gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.
30-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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