In patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, infusion of pembrolizumab produced durable responses in almost one out of five patients. One of the 27 patients had a complete response and four had a partial response. Seven more patients...
9-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST
The University of Chicago Medicine is taking formal steps to raise the age limit of its pediatric trauma program by two years to include 16- and 17-year-old children.
8-Dec-2014 8:00 PM EST
The University of Chicago is collaborating with the National Cancer Institute to establish the nation’s most comprehensive computational facility that stores and harmonizes cancer genomic data generated through NCI-funded research programs.
2-Dec-2014 12:00 AM EST
The University of Chicago has received certification from the Gluten Intolerance Group’s Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) Accreditation Program for its medical center and campus food service operations.
24-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST
A protein complex known as STING plays a crucial role in detecting the presence of tumor cells and promoting an anti-tumor response by the body’s innate immune system, according to two separate studies in Immunity. The results have major...
20-Nov-2014 9:45 AM EST
MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics Awarded to Prominent Oregon Physician Susan Tolle for End-of-Life Patient Care
The 2014 MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics will be presented to Susan Tolle, MD, for pioneering work improving communication regarding end-of-life care. Tolle will receive the largest award in clinical medical ethics during this week’s...
11-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST
The Chicago Biomedical Consortium is announcing a $3 million Infrastructure Initiative to promote investment in high-impact, next-generation scientific equipment at its member universities. The Initiative aims to make modern and powerful tools...
10-Nov-2014 7:00 AM EST
Children who had their tonsils and adenoids removed for obstructive sleep apnea also had dramatic reductions in acute asthma exacerbations, acute status asthmaticus, asthma-related hospitalizations and ER visits in the first large study of the...
31-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Need Expert on Severe Epilepsy? UChicagoMedicine Experts Can Pinpoint & Blast Exact Source of Seizures in the Brain, and Has Been Doing So for Months
12-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Dr. Stefano Guandalini, medical director of the UChicago Celiac Disease Center and expert on gluten sensitivity
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