Archived Highlights And News

IEEI Grant
IEEI Grant:
Research to Prevent Blindness awards the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary unrestricted grant  more
A pair of new assays that can detect key Alzheimer’s molecules in human brain tissues and in lab mice may offer a quick way to identify new effective drug treatments.  more
New initiative of the UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science includes College of Medicine, the College of Pharmacy, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences   more
Jammed molecular motors may play role in development of ALS   more
Funds for a research center were announced for the College of Medicine at Rockford.
A $3 million gift from a Rockford-area foundation will help fund a multidisciplinary center for cell regeneration research at the College of Medicine at Rockford.  more
$2 Million Award:
UIC researchers win research awards to improve patient care.  more
The Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards   more
Vicente Fernández Gómez and doctors
Robotic Surgery:
Mexican Singer Vicente Fernández Gómez Receives Life-Saving Surgery at UI Hospital  more
Close up of baby
Delaying Childbirth
Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue for the sole purpose of delaying childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, according to a recent analysis by a University of Illinois researcher.   more
Fitness Study
UIC Study Examines Exercise and Weight Loss for Older Adults with Osteoarthritis  more
Doctor's Office Visit
Genetic Link to Prostate Cancer Risk in African Americans Found  more
$3.4M HHS Grant
Addressing Disparities in Minority Health Care   more
CPR Demonstration
Heart Rescue
UI Health Leads Life-Saving Partnership  more
Bellur S. Prabhakar
Medicine Researcher Takes His Discoveries Into the World.  more
A Better Grade:
The College of Medicine Received B Rating on The American Medical Student Association PharmFree Scorecard  more
Feeding Mouse Pup
Bisphenol A
Gail Prins, Ph.D, is becoming a central figure in basic research and policy deliberations regarding adverse effects of bisphenol A.   more
Global Health Research Collaborative: Improving Health Around the World   more
Dr. Carl C. Bell
CHAMPSA Initiative
Chicago HIV Prevention Program Adapted for South Africa May Help Curb Spread of HIV Infections. Left, Dr. Carl C. Bell, MD, Principal Investigator CHAMPSA  more