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Study shows protective role sex steroids play in COVID-19

A new paper from a UIC researcher shows evidence that suggests sex steroids may play a role in protecting against COVID-19 symptoms.“Sex and Covid-19: A protective role for reproductive steroids,” by Graziano Pinna, research associate professor...
24-Nov-2020 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UIC launches three COVID-19 clinical trials for blood clot prevention

The University of Illinois Chicago will conduct three clinical trials for studying blood clot prevention in patients with COVID-19. The trials are part of the antithrombotics arm of the National Institutes of Health’s Accelerating COVID-19...
18-Nov-2020 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UIC researchers describe fundamental processes behind movement of magnetic particles

Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago describe several fundamental processes associated with the motion of magnetic particles through fluids as they are pulled by a magnetic field.
18-Nov-2020 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Virtual Monarch Summit connects stakeholders, citizens to further protections for pollinators

UIC partners with energy companies, transportation agencies to protect monarch butterfly
11-Nov-2020 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Simultaneous kidney transplant plus weight loss surgery safe for obese patients

A new study shows that robotic-assisted kidney transplant and weight loss surgery can be performed safely.
9-Nov-2020 5:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

UIC opens phase 3 monoclonal antibody clinical trial

Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago are now enrolling people into a phase 3 clinical trial that will test if a monoclonal antibody treatment — administered as a series of four shots — will help protect uninfected individuals from...
29-Oct-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gift creates clinical appointment in the field of Art of the Spanish Americas at UIC’s CADA

UIC is the only Ph.D.-granting department of art history in Chicago with a specialist in this area
21-Oct-2020 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bringing people together on climate change

A new study suggests that engaging, high-quality media programming could help Democrats and Republicans see eye to eye when it comes to climate change.
14-Oct-2020 12:30 PM EDT 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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