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April 6, 2021Friends 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, 2021UIC researchers discover hidden link between cellular defense systems
UIC researchers discovered that heparanase, HPSE is a key regulator of cells’ innate defense mechanisms.
March 12, 2021UIC 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, 2021UIC 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.
February 25, 2021UIC researchers find new biomarker for active sarcoidosis
The researchers looked at the medical records of 58 patients – mostly African American – diagnosed with sarcoidosis
February 19, 2021Researchers 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
February 10, 2021Survey: 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.
February 10, 2021UIC students answer volunteer call to vaccinate Chicago community
Hundreds of UIC staff and students are helping administer vaccines to thousands
February 8, 2021UIC 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.
February 1, 2021Study 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