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Rush University Medical Center Receives Highest Rating for Common Lung Cancer Surgery

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has designated the Rush Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery a three-star program for lobectomy, a surgical procedure commonly used to treat lung cancer. It is the society’s highest rating and only is...
20-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

Physician, Reveal Thyself

Rush University Medical Center has begun including the results of patient surveys in the profiles of individual physicians on its website, www.rush.edu. The profiles appear on the site’s Find a Doctor section.
18-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

Roadmap Epigenomics Project Releases Latest “Annotations” to the Human Genome

The human genome project captured the public imagination when its first draft was published 14 years ago this week in the international science journal Nature, but the epigenome may hold the real promise for conquering disease.
17-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

More Targeted Pre-Surgery Radiation Significantly Reduces Long Term Negative Impact in Certain Cancers

Using advanced imaging technology to more precisely target radiation beams to treat soft tissue cancers (sarcomas) in the extremities significantly reduces long term side effects without effecting survival rates, according to research results...
10-Feb-2015 6:35 AM EST

Rush Researchers Gain New Insights Into Treatment of Hypothyroidism

An international research team led by physician-scientists at Rush University Medical Center have gained new insights into hypothyroidism – a condition affecting about 10 million people in the U.S. – that may lead to new treatment protocols for...
13-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

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

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