All Entries by Lori Botterman

Kent Hoskins; experts guide

January 21, 2021

Study finds racial disparities in breast cancer prognosis testing

Much higher mortality rate for Black women with the most common subtype of breast cancer even when they are diagnosed at an early stage

Damiano Rondelli; experts guide

January 20, 2021

CRISPR technology to cure sickle cell disease at UIC

UIC will be participating in clinical trials to cure severe red blood congenital diseases such as sickle cell anemia or Thalassemia by safely modifying the DNA of patients’ blood cells using CRISPR technology.

January 14, 2021

UIC reports record $410 million in annual sponsored research awards

The $410 million represents a 7% increase over fiscal year 2019 and 22% increase over fiscal year 2018 and provides support for approximately 9,400 faculty, students and staff, working on 1,800 different research projects.

Eric Swirsky

January 13, 2021

AHS faculty member named chair of national health informatics commission

Eric Swirsky selected the 2021 chair of the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management

Blue, Green and White Tilt Shift Lens Illustration. Pexels.com

January 5, 2021

What is surgical smoke and what can be done about it?

Researchers call attention to the importance of mitigating smoke generated by surgical tools in operating rooms

December 21, 2020

Student competitors get set for national Clarion Case

Health sciences students practice interdisciplinary skills

December 17, 2020

Study in mice shows genes may be altered through drug repurposing

Research shows normal genes may be enhanced to make up for non-functional copy genes.

December 7, 2020

Drug for rare disorder shows promise for treating herpes viruses

Drug also reduces side effects of common herpes treatment

December 7, 2020

Inspiring grads: Norah Kilpatrick

Nursing graduate enters workforce with healthy dose of experience

December 7, 2020

Researchers use genomics to identify diabetic retinopathy factors

UIC researchers identify new approach that can be used as a template to study other diseases.

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