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Scott Oakes named Vice Dean for Clinical Science Research

The Vice Dean for Clinical Science Research is a new leadership role accountable for successfully implementing the research strategic plan as it pertains to clinical science within the overall BSD/PSOM research mission.
12-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Seth Himelhoch named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago

Himelhoch comes to UChicago from the University of Kentucky, where his public health research has focused on interventions for those with HIV and substance use disorders and cancer control.
12-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Four UChicago Medicine faculty elected to Association of American Physicians

Four UChicago Medicine faculty members were elected to the 2024 class of the Association of American Physicians (AAP), a prestigious medical society that acknowledges the nation's leading physician-scientists.
5-Apr-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pete Savage appointed chair of Committee on Immunology at the University of Chicago

Savage succeeds Bana Jabri, who has chaired the committee since July 2020.
1-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine: NCI renews Cancer Center's premier 'Comprehensive' designation amid 50th anniversary celebration

A 'Comprehensive Cancer Center' is the top U.S. designation for cancer research and treatment facilities recognized by high-quality research that leads to major shifts in cancer care.
1-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Southland RISE celebrates 5 years of violence prevention and recovery efforts in Chicagoland

In an anniversary event, the collaborative between UChicago Medicine and Advocate Health Care explored the success of community work and local partnerships.
28-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

JAMA study examines facilities’ low use of monthly injections for treating opioid addiction

Researchers from the University of Chicago had a paper published in JAMA that dug into data on why so few mental health and substance use facilities opted not to use long-acting injectable buprenorphine to help people with opioid use disorder.
27-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine helps bring first-of-its-kind drug for metabolic liver disease to the clinic

Resmetirom (Rezdiffra) is the first drug approved for treating MASH, an advanced form of fatty liver disease. UChicago Medicine experts contributed to a recent clinical trial and will begin incorporating the drug into liver disease treatment...
14-Mar-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fatty liver disease gets a new name

The former Metabolic and Fatty Liver Clinic at the University of Chicago Medicine is undergoing a name change, as part of a shift in language to drop stigmatizing words, precisely describe the condition and identify a subgroup of patients omitted...
15-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST

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Neurosurgery Team Performs Groundbreaking Laser Hemispherectomy on Child with Epilepsy

For only the second time in the world, doctors at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital and the Department of Neurosurgery used a minimally invasive surgery to disconnect the right and left sides of the brain, stopping the...
25-Jun-2021 5:05 PM EDT

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