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January 21, 2021Study 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
January 20, 2021CRISPR 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, 2021UIC 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.
January 13, 2021AHS 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
January 5, 2021What 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, 2020Student competitors get set for national Clarion Case
Health sciences students practice interdisciplinary skills
December 17, 2020Study 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, 2020Drug for rare disorder shows promise for treating herpes viruses
Drug also reduces side effects of common herpes treatment
December 7, 2020Inspiring grads: Norah Kilpatrick
Nursing graduate enters workforce with healthy dose of experience
December 7, 2020Researchers use genomics to identify diabetic retinopathy factors
UIC researchers identify new approach that can be used as a template to study other diseases.