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CDC selects UIC for public health research network

The University of Illinois at Chicago will continue its work as one of only 25 academic institutions in the CDC’s Prevention Research Center network. The center’s core research project will test a health intervention — the addition of a...
11-Dec-2019 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Ojos' study to examine eye disease in Latino communities

With $9.7 million in funding from the National Eye Institute, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will study the impact of chronic eye disease among Latinos.
10-Dec-2019 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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$2.9M funds new UIC study on sleep apnea, chronic kidney disease

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers will study patients with sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease.
3-Dec-2019 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Early immune response may improve cancer immunotherapies

In a paper published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago researchers and colleagues report a new mechanism for detecting foreign material during early immune responses.
3-Dec-2019 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Program to address opioid prescribing for lung, head and neck cancer patients

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a grant from the Coleman Foundation to develop a screening process for prescribing opioids and managing opioid use disorders in cancer patients who receive care at UI Health, UIC’s clinical health...
2-Dec-2019 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Can obesity limit antiarrhythmic drug effectiveness?

A new study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago is the first to show that some antiarrhythmic medications used to treat AFib are less effective in patients who are obese. The results of this study, which followed more than 300...
27-Nov-2019 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Four UIC researchers recognized as AAAS fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognizes four University of Illinois at Chicago researchers.
27-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UIC CHANCE STEM Academy students named inaugural ComEd Scholars

The students are members of the UIC CHANCE program’s STEM Academy and will receive the investment in their undergraduate careers as inaugural members of ComEd Scholars.
25-Nov-2019 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researcher Available to Talk to the Media about Sexual Harassment and Assault in Academic Fieldwork

8-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST

Manual of Style for Crowdfunding; Expert on Pitch Success Secrets

27-Jun-2017 9:10 AM EDT

Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

21-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear...
1-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Father's Day Expert: Strengthening Relationships Between Fathers and Their Children

2-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

#UIC expert available to discuss privatization of public infrastructure in the wake of South Carolina's flood damage

9-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT

#UIC Sociologist Available to Discuss Issues Surrounding Racial #Achievement Gap in Schools #Backtoschool #Education

18-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

21-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System provides comprehensive care, education and research to the people of Illinois and beyond. The UI Health System includes a 495-bed tertiary hospital; the University of Illinois at Chicago Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Applied Health Sciences, School of Public Health and the Jane Addams College of Social Work; 23 outpatient clinics located in Chicago; 13 federally qualified health centers throughout the city; and Colleges of Medicine and affiliated health care facilities in Urbana, Peoria and Rockford.


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