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Stopping Cancer in Its Tracks

Inhibiting autophagy, the process cells use to degrade large intra-cellular cargo, effectively blocks tumor cell migration and breast cancer metastasis in tumor models. Metastasis is responsible for 90 percent of cancer deaths. There are approved...
9-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine's $269 Million Expansion Plans Move Forward

May 10, 2016 -- The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board unanimously approved the University of Chicago Medicine's application to expand access to emergency, adult trauma and specialty care on the South Side. With this regulatory...
12-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Urban Health Initiative Summit to Examine Health Issues on the South Side on May 24

The University of Chicago Medicine’s Urban Health Initiative will host its 8th summit to engage the community in dialogue regarding community health issues and solutions on the South Side of Chicago. The UHI Summit will be held at Kennedy King...
9-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

RNA Splicing Mutations Play Major Role in Genetic Variation and Disease

RNA splicing is a major underlying factor that links mutations to complex traits and diseases, according to an exhaustive analysis of gene expression in whole genome and cell line data by scientists from the University of Chicago and Stanford.
27-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Chicago Medicine Earns 9th Straight ‘A’ in Hospital Safety Rating

The University of Chicago Medicine received its 9th consecutive “A” rating for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, an industry watchdog that tracks thousands of hospitals nationwide.
25-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AbbVie, University of Chicago Collaborate to Advance Cancer Research

The University of Chicago and AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, have entered into a five-year collaboration agreement designed to improve the pace of discovery and advance medical research in oncology at both organizations.
20-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine to Hold Community Forum on Proposal to Expand Emergency, Trauma and Specialty Care and Create a Cancer Hospital on South Side

The University of Chicago Medicine announced the next phase of its public engagement campaign in support of its plans to increase access to emergency, trauma and specialty care and create a dedicated cancer hospital. This phase includes a community...
14-Apr-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospitals Partner to Create University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Little Company of Mary Hospital

The University of Chicago Medicine will bring its cancer care, academic specialists and array of clinical trials to the Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) in Evergreen Park under a new affiliation agreement.
12-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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