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UChicago Among Institutions Nationwide to Get $157 Million in NIH Awards

University of Chicago researchers will receive about $5 million in the first two years of a seven-year initiative called Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO), which will investigate how exposure to a range of environmental...
22-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Describe Key Protein Structure and a Drug Prototype That Could Assist Therapeutic Development


Researchers from the University of Chicago have described the three-dimensional, atomic structure of an important cell receptor molecule linked to the development of several diseases.
16-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine Opens State-of-the-Art Family Birth Center in Hyde Park

The University of Chicago Medicine is opening its new 25,000-square foot Family Birth Center inside Comer Children’s Hospital, bringing a more customizable birth experience to women on the South Side and south suburbs. The new state-of-the-art...
19-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine Breaks Ground on South Side’s New Emergency Department with Adult Trauma Care


Four months after receiving state regulatory approval, the University of Chicago Medicine today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the South Side’s newest emergency department, which will also offer Level 1 adult trauma care.
15-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Analysis Explores the Geographical Origins of the Flu

A computer model developed by scientists at the University of Chicago shows that small increases in transmission rates of the seasonal influenza A virus (H3N2) can lead to rapid evolution of new strains that spread globally through human populations.
11-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine Opens Heart Rhythm Treatment “Lab of the Future”


The University of Chicago Medicine has opened a facility for patients with life-threatening heart rhythm irregularities. The Arrhythmia Technology Suite combines advanced treatment tools, such as magnetic navigation, with clinicians dedicated to the...
12-Sep-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Top Surgeon Joins UChicago Medicine to Head New Transplantation Institute


After a national search, transplant surgeon, researcher and educator John Fung, MD, PhD, FACS, has been selected as chief of the Section of Transplantation Surgery and director of the new University of Chicago Medicine Transplantation Institute.
9-Sep-2016 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Comer Children’s Hospital Partners with Mariano’s to GIVE MORE

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital is partnering with Mariano’s for a month-long GIVE MORE fundraising effort for lifesaving pediatric medical care and research. As part of the partnership, Mariano’s shoppers can add...
1-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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