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New Study to Document Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors in Latinos

Rush University Medical Center has launched a unique, cohort study called Latino Core to learn about the aging process and risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease in older Latino adults.
22-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Two Rush Leaders Selected For Carol Emmott Fellowship


TwoRush University Medical Center executives have been selected to the inaugural class of the Carol Emmott Fellowship, which aims to bridge the disparities in leadership by women throughout the health care field.
25-Jan-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Generating Improvement in Spinal Cord Injuries

Results from an ongoing treatment for spinal cord injury research study were announced on Jan. 24 in a conference held by Asterias, the biotechnology company that manufactures AST-OPC1.
24-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exceeding Expectations in Transplant Outcomes

Rush University Medical Center’s solid organ transplant program has better-than-expected rates of one-year adult patient survival after liver and kidney transplantation, according to the most recent transplantation report released by the...
23-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physicians at Rush Named ‘Top Cancer Doctors’ by Chicago Magazine

Twenty-three physicians from Rush University Medical Center were named 'top cancer doctors' in the January 2017 issue of Chicago magazine.
10-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

U.S. News Ranks Rush’s College of Nursing 7th in Online Rankings

Nursing students can get pretty far these days while staying right where they are. Online learning has become an important way to help students benefit from instruction at top nursing schools, some of which are ranked among U.S. News & World...
10-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

First Study of Diet's Impact on Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease Begins in January

The first study of its kind designed to test the effects of a diet on the decline of cognitive abilities among a large group of individuals 65 to 84 years who currently do not have cognitive impairment will begin in January.
4-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rush University Medical Center Awarded $11.5 Million for Fragile X Research

Rush University Medical Center was awarded an $11.5 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to conduct a Phase II national clinical trial for children with fragile X syndrome.
12-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rush Anesthesiologist Pushes For Opioid Alternatives on CDC Expert Panel

As one of 18 pain management experts on the CDC Stakeholder Review Group asked to provide input on the CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, Rush University Medical Center’s director of orthopedic anesthesia Asokumar...
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Better Visual –and Video -- Skills Can Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Movement Disorder Diagnoses. Two High Profile Examples Illustrate

23-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Terrible News, Great Outcomes

A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Blood Pressure Under Pressure

People with high blood pressure may need to lower it much more than previously thought, according to the recently announced results of a major study. A heart health expert discusses the implications.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Running Into Trouble

Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention for those aches and pains.
16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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