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Research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine

College of Medicine: Research

Our research goals are broad and ambitious, as are the needs and hopes of our patients. We aim to advance treatment now, and health in the future, by pursuing both fundamental insights and their application to the practice of medicine. Investigators across the College of Medicine are doing cutting-edge research in clinical medicine, in basic biomedical science, and in the translation of basic findings into clinical practice and societal health. Focus areas include cancer, women's health, neurosciences, cardiac and vascular medicine, infectious disease, and obesity and diabetes.

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Research in the News:

Inflammatory factors linked to fat sustain disease
Old models are not compatible with electronic medical records
Different cellular tools used to make selenoproteins
African Americans and Latinos at risk for complications
The science and treatment of hearing voices
High school students intern in emergency department
Internal sensor stops cells
New grant funds a six-year study to redesign the health care system
A new therapy might mean fewer injections, associated risks
Researchers discover new binding site for SSRIs
524 Schweitzer Fellows have been named in Chicago since 1996