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July 24, 2012Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Ovulation?
Could ovulation be the link to ovarian cancer? A researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy hopes to see if ovulation increases a signaling pathway that transforms cells of the ovary or the Fallopian tubes into ovarian cancer.
July 19, 2012Lift and Shift: Shoe Insole Helps Stroke Patients Relearn Balance
A simple shoe insole can help stroke patients learn to rebalance their body weight and avoid dangerous falls.
July 18, 2012Cities in trouble
“It does not look pretty. It’s not going to look pretty over the next three or four years.”
July 18, 2012Helping graduate students along the path to success
Graduate Mentoring Awards are designed to encourage and award excellence and innovation in all aspects of graduate mentoring. Every year, the Graduate College provides up to four awards of $2,000 each.
July 16, 2012New Tool Helps Decide Best Drugs to Place on Formulary Lists
A new tool to guide decisions about safe and effective medication use has been developed at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
July 12, 2012Noted Leukemia Clinician, Researcher Named UI Cancer Center Director
Dr. Howard Ozer, a renowned cancer clinician and researcher, has been named director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center.
July 11, 2012Back to Mayberry
“He knew what was going on, and he knew what was really important. He knew when to be firm, and when to just let people learn their lesson.”
July 11, 2012‘Deeper Learning’ Skills Needed in Curriculum, Report Says
Problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication — known as “21st-century competencies” — need more integration within the K-12 curriculum, according to a new report from a blue-ribbon committee chaired by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.
July 10, 2012UI Health Offers Newest Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
A new laser system for cataract surgery, with accuracy to a few hundred-thousandths of an inch, allows eye surgeons to optimize and customize the incision and ensure the best possible outcome.
July 9, 2012Chicago Jazz Stars Teach Grades 5-12 in Summer Program at UIC
Some of Chicago’s most prominent jazz artists will instruct 160 students in grades 5-12 in the fourth annual summer jazz camp at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic.