All Entries by Sharon Parmet

August 17, 2018

CHAMPIONS learn how to ‘pay it forward’

UIC program helps build pipeline of students interested in health care

Sirimon Reutrakul

August 15, 2018

Evening preference, lack of sleep associated with higher BMI in people with prediabetes

Getting more sleep could help prevent diabetes

test tubes filled with liquid

August 9, 2018

Discovery could lead to better treatment for leukemia

Adding a new drug to chemotherapy may reduce chemoresistance

chilld; crying

August 1, 2018

Effects of deportation, forced separation extend beyond individuals, families

Psychological effects of separation reverberate for a long time

schematic drawing

August 1, 2018

Advanced microscopy technique reveals new aspects of water at the nanoscale level

Water molecules vibrate slower when enclosed in minute spaces

spine

July 30, 2018

Magnetic nanoparticles deliver chemotherapy to difficult-to-reach spinal tumors

May eliminate need for whole-body chemotherapy

magnetic cement

July 27, 2018

Magnetic surgical cement heals spinal fractures, provides targeted drug delivery

A new way to get drugs into the spinal column

woman typing

July 26, 2018

NSF grant to help UIC project for faster computing

Computer scientists to refine an alternative data processing approach for more efficiency

stock, medication, medicine, pharmacy, prescription, pharmaceutical;

July 25, 2018

New grant will train fellows in precision lifestyle medicine

$1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health to support UIC post-doctoral fellows

Reza Shahbazian-Yassar

July 23, 2018

Liquid microscopy technique reveals new problem with lithium-oxygen batteries

Buildup in electrolyte slows batteries down

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