All Entries by Sherri McGinnis González

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.

Julius, Clifford and Desmond Means

March 4, 2013

New treatment for sickle cell brings hope, cure

Thanks to a third brother, two brothers were cured of sickle cell disease through a relatively uncommon type of stem cell transplant without chemotherapy.

Man getting his head shaved for St. Baldrick's

February 26, 2013

Hair-raising good deeds

UIC staff, volunteers, families and friends go under the razor for St. Baldrick’s.

Women holding signs in support of a new health center

February 26, 2013

New school health care center serves Brighton Park

A new school-based health center will provide care in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood.

Ribbon cutting veremony for the Davis Health and Wellness Center

February 22, 2013

UI Health opens Brighton Park clinic

A new health center offers much-needed care in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood.

February 21, 2013

Minority health conference targets health disparities

Researchers, community leaders and students gather to address health disparities.

Stacie Geller

February 19, 2013

Saving mothers’ lives close to home, around the world

Stacie Geller has spent her career improving the lives and health of women.

Craig Niederberger

February 19, 2013

Craig Niederberger: Innovator of the Year

His background in medicine and bioengineering and his knack for invention have real-world benefits.

Boy shaving Alberto Locante's head for St. Baldrick's.

February 19, 2013

THURSDAY: Shave heads to fight kids’ cancer

The annual head-shaving raises critical funds for childhood cancer research.

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