A new test may help physicians identify patients with the most lethal forms of triple-negative breast cancer. It was able to distinguish between patients with a good or poor prognosis, even within groups of patients already stratified by existing...
12/10/2013 9:30 AM EST
Around 20 percent of all humans are persistently colonized with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, a leading cause of skin infections and one of the major sources of hospital-acquired infections, including the antibiotic-resistant strain MRSA....
11/19/2013 5:00 PM EST
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded the University of Chicago $4.4 million over five years to study genes of unknown function in bacteria that cause plague and brucellosis.
11/18/2013 6:00 PM EST
Leading Minds in Medicine to Discuss State of Clinical Medical Ethics at the 25th Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference
More than 50 researchers, physicians and fellows from the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics from various parts of the world will gather Nov. 15-16, to lead discussions debates around critical ethical issues facing patients, doctors, nurses,...
11/13/2013 10:00 AM EST
Karen Stratton, PhD, RN, NE-BC, has been promoted to Vice President for Women’s and Children’s Services after distinguishing herself as a key leader since joining the University of Chicago Medicine in May 2012.
11/4/2013 4:35 PM EST
Only a few genetic changes are needed to spur the evolution of new species—even if the original populations are still in contact and exchanging genes. Once started, however, evolutionary divergence evolves rapidly, ultimately leading to fully...
10/28/2013 4:45 PM EDT
More than 1 in 10 Americans take antidepressants, but these medications can take weeks—and for some patients, months—before they begin to alleviate symptoms. Now, scientists from the University of Chicago have discovered that selectively...
10/24/2013 9:35 AM EDT
Genetic Analysis Reveals Novel Insights Into the Genetic Architecture of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Tourette Syndrome
An international research consortium led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the University of Chicago has answered several questions about the genetic background of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Tourette syndrome...
10/23/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Dr. Stefano Guandalini, medical director of the UChicago Celiac Disease Center and expert on gluten sensitivity
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