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UChicago Medicine receives $3.8 million, five-year grant to study stimulation and sedation in excessive drinkers

A leading clinical and research psychologist at the University of Chicago Medicine has been awarded a $3.8 million grant from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) — a division of the National Institutes of Health — to...
18-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Chicago to lead the Statistics and Data Management Center for NRG Oncology in NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network program for multi-center cancer clinical trials

The University of Chicago will lead the NRG Oncology Statistics and Data Management Center, which is receiving six more years of funding from the National Cancer Institute.
18-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$9.1 million gift supports resilience collaborative for children and families on South Side who suffer trauma

A unique approach that provides an ecosystem of trauma-informed care for children and their families who are critically injured or exposed to violence on the South Side of Chicago is getting a big boost, thanks to a $9.1 million gift to the...
11-Apr-2019 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers identify a new genetic variant linked to arsenic metabolism and toxicity

A UChicago-based team working with collaborators in Bangladesh identified a new genetic variant linked to arsenic metabolism and toxicity.
2-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Potential New Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A novel approach appears to be an effective alternative to immunosuppressive therapies for acute and chronic intestinal disease.
1-Apr-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Drug shortages: limited warnings, followed by rationing and hoarding

In a national survey, hospital pharmacy managers report a lack of advance notice, frequent drug shortages, hoarding and even rationing. Improving the supply of generic medications and creating novel strategies to manage scarce drugs is needed.
28-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Susan Cohn Receives AACR-Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research

The American Association for Cancer Research honors Susan Cohn, MD, for her leadership in clinical trials to improve treatment and survival for neuroblastoma.
19-Mar-2019 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago’s Pritzker Retains Top Rankings in Survey of Medical Schools

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine retained top rankings in the U.S. News & World Report annual review of the country’s top medical schools. Of the 120 accredited medical schools surveyed by U.S. News for its 2020 edition,...
12-Mar-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Cervical Cancer Expert Available to Comment on New USPSTF Guidelines

22-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Quitting Cigarettes: One of the Toughest New Year’s Resolutions

Deciding to stop smoking is one of the most common, beneficial and difficult New Year’s resolutions. Smoking reminders are abundant, nicotine withdrawal is difficult and the resolution process itself is flawed.
29-Dec-2017 3:30 PM EST

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Quitting cigarettes: One of the toughest new year’s resolutions; UChicago Medicine expert offers tips on getting past “false hope syndrome”

29-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST

Dr. Tao Xie: Researcher and Medical Expert in Parkinson's Disease. @uchicagomed

17-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST

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Dr. Bishop @Uchicagomed Knows CAR T-Cell Therapy Backward and Forward

30-Aug-2017 3:55 PM EDT

Neurosurgeon Peleg Horowitz's research focuses on genetics of brain, skull base tumors. #glioblastoma #braincancer #mccain @uchicagomed

19-Jul-2017 9:05 PM EDT

Dr. Daniel Golden is a brain cancer expert. @uchicagomed #mccain #glioblastoma

19-Jul-2017 8:05 PM EDT

FDA Approval Granted to Pediatric Device Used to Treat Esophageal Birth Defect

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted authorization for a magnetic device used to treat pediatric esophageal atresia, a birth defect that causes abnormal formation of the esophagus. The Flourish™ Pediatric Esophageal Atresia device was...
25-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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