All Entries by Sherri McGinnis González

Dr. Howard Ozer

May 31, 2013

UI Cancer Center, Big Ten partner to fight cancer

University cancer researchers join forces against a common foe

May 15, 2013

Robotic transplant an option for obese kidney patients

Patients once doomed to die on dialysis have new hope for transplant

Jane Marone

April 30, 2013

Get inside students’ heads, see world from their viewpoint

Jane Marone began her career as a physician in New Orleans, working with indigent patients

x-ray of a human chest

April 30, 2013

Chemo, radiation followed by surgery improves lung cancer survival

Study finds patients had twice the five-year survival rate of those without surgery

Dr. Saul Weiner

April 16, 2013

Individualized care more effective, study finds

Patients’ health outcomes improve when physicians pay attention to their patients’ life circumstances.

Dr. Saul Weiner

April 15, 2013

Patients go undercover to record encounters with doctors

Study finds improved outcomes when physicians consider patients’ life circumstances.

Leymah Gbowee

April 4, 2013

UIC School of Public Health celebrates 40 years

Nobel peace laureate Leymah Gbowee will be keynote speaker at the April 13 gala.

Using a coin to scratch off a lottery ticket

March 19, 2013

New lottery game benefits MS research

A new Illinois Lottery game announced at UIC will bring over $1 million for multiple sclerosis research.

Julius, Clifford and Desmond Means

March 12, 2013

Treatment for sickle cell brings hope, a cure

Two brothers are cured of their sickle cell disease with a stem cell transplant from their older brother.

Gary Slutkin

March 5, 2013

Cure Violence method shows results in NYC

A new report says a UIC anti-violence program’s approach reduced shootings in Crown Heights.

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