All Entries by Lori Botterman

April 6, 2021

Friends of Global Health Development Awards announce first recipients 

UIC’s Friends of Global Health has awarded researchers from four countries funds to help them become “Global Health Change Makers”

March 15, 2021

UIC researchers discover hidden link between cellular defense systems

UIC researchers discovered that heparanase, HPSE is a key regulator of cells’ innate defense mechanisms.

Sania White gets her first shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Mile Square Health Center in Englewood.

March 12, 2021

UIC works with Chicago to deliver vaccinations to city’s most vulnerable

UI Health’s Mile Square Health Center Englewood along with Protect Chicago Plus has opened a temporary COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

March 4, 2021

UIC nursing, pharmacy and education rank among top global programs according to ‘QS World University Rankings’

Three University of Illinois Chicago programs nursing program have been named one of the top 100 in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2021.

Nadera Sweiss

February 25, 2021

UIC researchers find new biomarker for active sarcoidosis

The researchers looked at the medical records of 58 patients – mostly African American – diagnosed with sarcoidosis

Natasha Crooks

February 19, 2021

Researchers publish call to action for research ethics in the time of COVID-19 and BLM

Calls for new standards to engage continued research with Black communities

bucket of cleaning supplies

February 10, 2021

Survey: Cleaning product use affecting asthma more during COVID-19 measures

Those with asthma are experiencing less asthma control related to an increase in using household disinfectants – known asthma triggers — because of COVID-19.

Dentistry student Inesa Tshagharyan administers COVID-19 vaccinations at the Credit Union 1 Arena on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at the University of Illinois Chicago. (Joshua Clark/University of Illinois Chicago)

February 10, 2021

UIC students answer volunteer call to vaccinate Chicago community

Hundreds of UIC staff and students are helping administer vaccines to thousands

Droplet-and-Eye

February 8, 2021

UIC researcher awarded $10.15M to develop antibody-based dry eye treatment

Researchers plan to develop a specially formulated eye drop for dry eye that utilizes pooled human immune globulins.

Pauline Maki

February 1, 2021

Study looks at menopause, cognitive function in women of color, including women with HIV

The odds of impairment in learning, memory and attention/working memory were all significantly increased during the menopause transition

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