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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

Center for Asian Health Equity Holds Public Launch Event Focused on Health Disparities

Researchers, health care providers, trainees and community members will come together for a forum on Asian-American health disparities as a kickoff event celebrating Chicago’s new Center for Asian Health Equity.
5-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Consumers Reveal Obstacles to Using Nursing Home Quality Ratings

A study of people who placed a relative or friend in a nursing home found that few people were aware of the Nursing Home Compare website, published online by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to help families find the right facility....
30-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Chicago Medicine to Open Orland Park Orthopaedics Center

The University of Chicago Medicine will begin treating adult and pediatric patients at its new orthopaedic center in Orland Park on April 6.
4-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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