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Central Illinois Physician Donates $3.5 Million for Cancer Research

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Anjuli Nayak, a renowned allergist and immunologist from Bloomington who received cancer treatment at the University of Chicago Medicine, is endowing a $3.5 million professorship at the medical center for leukemia research.
21-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Media Advisory: UChicago Medicine Showcases Pediatric Robotic Urology Treatment

Internationally recognized experts will lead a two-day conference in Chicago to educate peers on emerging robotic treatments and procedures for pediatric urology patients; live stream available in India.
20-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Angioma Alliance 2015 Family Conference

The weekend begins with a reception on Friday evening and includes a full day of presentations and discussion groups on Saturday and a half day on Sunday. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Issam Awad, Chair of the Angioma Alliance Scientific...
20-Jul-2015 2:00 PM EDT

UChicago Medicine Joins Five-Year Study to Examine the Gut Microbiome of Premature Infants

The NIH has awarded a $2.7 million grant to a team from the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of South Florida to study the gut microbiomes of premature infants.
16-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Ci3 Awarded $1.2M NIH Grant to Boost STEM, Health Literacy Among Urban Teens

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The Game Changer Chicago Design Lab at the University of Chicago, has received a five-year, $1.2 million federal grant to investigate gameplay and game design as a way to enhance
14-Jul-2015 2:30 PM EDT

Investigational Drug Prevents Life-Threatening Side Effects of Kidney Disease Treatment

The investigational drug patiromer quickly reduced elevated blood-potassium levels—a common life-threatening side effect of treatment for chronic diabetic kidney disease. In this year-long study of more than 300 patients, patiromer kept potassium...
9-Jul-2015 3:15 PM EDT

UChicago Medicine Named to National Network to Advance Food Allergy Research

The University of Chicago Medicine is among 22 centers of excellence across the country chosen by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) to be inaugural members of its FARE Clinical Network, which will work to accelerate development of therapies...
9-Jul-2015 1:00 PM EDT

Organ Transplant Rejection May Not Be Permanent

Organ transplant rejection in hosts that were previously tolerant may not be permanent. Using a mouse model of cardiac transplantation, scientists from the University of Chicago found that immune tolerance can spontaneously recover after...
6-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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