All Entries by Sharon Parmet

Heart muscle cells labeled for a specific protein (green) and the cytoskeleton (red).

July 16, 2013

MS drug shows promise for preventing heart failure

Researchers aim to stop or reverse cardiac hypertrophy

Patricia Finn

July 12, 2013

UIC pulmonologist named president of American Thoracic Society

Head of medicine at UIC will lead international medical society

A young girl with anopthalmia

July 10, 2013

UI Health, Chicago Lighthouse co-host anophthalmia conference

Families from around the world affected by rare eye disorder come to Chicago

Memoona Hasnain

July 9, 2013

UIC family medicine educator named Macy Scholar

Award supports new interprofessional training program

Stethescope and calculator

July 8, 2013

UIC Chicago site for largest study of Hispanic/Latino health

Researchers focus on chronic diseases, risk factors

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System

June 27, 2013

Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary to offer vision-restoring treatment

Artificial retina provides limited sight to patients with very low or no vision

Gail Prins

June 17, 2013

Early BPA exposure increases risk of adult cancer

First direct evidence of dangers from common plastic additive

Scan of a mouse spinal cord showing a mutated protein

June 12, 2013

Jammed molecular motors may play role in development of ALS

Slowed transport of nutrients in nerve cells may underlie the disease

Man practices CPR on a dummy;

June 6, 2013

Learn CPR before Chicago Cubs game June 10

You can help save a life

Dr. William Mieler

May 30, 2013

UIC retina specialist to lead vision research organization

Dr. William Mieler is elected president of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

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