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‘Incompatible’ Donor Stem Cells Cure Adult Sickle Cell Patients

Doctors at the University of Illinois Hospital have cured seven adult patients of sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder primarily affecting the black community, using stem cells from donors previously thought to be incompatible, thanks to...
24-Apr-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


$1 Million Gift to Form Government Finance Research Center at UIC

Motivated by important questions and issues that have a significant impact on taxpayers' health, safety and welfare, a local anonymous donor has given $1 million to the University of Illinois at Chicago to establish a center for innovative...
24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New UIC Report Details Barriers Facing Chicago’s Asian-Americans

Despite popular stereotypes that Asian-Americans are a "model minority" unaffected by racial discrimination, a new report from University of Illinois at Chicago researchers details the barriers that Chicago's Asian-Americans face due to racial...
23-Apr-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

People with Type 2 Diabetes Who Eat Breakfast Later, More Likely to Have a Higher BMI

Being an “evening person” is linked to higher body mass indices among people with Type 2 diabetes, and having breakfast later in the day seems to be what drives this association, according to a new paper in the journal Diabetic Medicine.Obesity...
16-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


NEH Grant Funds Museum Studies’ War-Related Arts Course

Throughout history, artists explored their military experiences
13-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UIC Hosts Discussions on Future of Puerto Rico, Post-Hurricane Maria

Panelists include experts, filmmakers, scholars and activists from the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
11-Apr-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Common Genetic Variant Linked to AFib Risk in Latinos

UIC researchers have confirmed for the first time the association of a chromosomal genetic variant with increased risk of AFib in Latinos. Latino patients were found to be at a 2.3-fold increased risk for developing AFib if they carried this common...
9-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A New Class of Antibiotics to Combat Drug Resistance

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Nosopharm report on the discovery of a new class of antibiotics that may be effective at treating drug-resistant infections.
6-Apr-2018 10:05 AM 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

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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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