September 6, 2012Genetic Test Will Help Dose Blood Thinner
Patients suffering from dangerous blood clots will receive genetic testing to help health professionals at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System prescribe the proper dose of the blood-thinner warfarin.
September 6, 2012Genetic Link to Prostate Cancer Risk in African Americans Found
Prostate cancer in African-American men is associated with specific changes in the IL-16 gene, and by establishing the link in men of African as well as European descent, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine may have found a useful new biomarker for prostate cancer.
September 6, 2012Governor Announces New Advanced Science Building at UIC
Gov. Pat Quinn announced today that the State of Illinois has released $64 million for the new Advanced Chemical Technology Building at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a project that will strengthen biotechnology research in Illinois and bolster the state’s economy.
September 5, 2012Helping stroke patients keep their balance
Alexander Aruin has developed an inexpensive, simple way to help stroke patients keep their balance.
September 5, 2012New research facility ‘more than a building’
Transformative. Energizing. A renaissance for science and engineering at UIC. That’s how researchers in chemistry, biology and physics describe the $104 million Advanced Chemical Technology Building.
September 4, 2012Book Says Black Women Face More Violence Under ‘Prison Nation’
Black women in poor neighborhoods have faced increasing violence because public policy has focused on unconditional punishment, not prevention, according to a new book by a public policy expert at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
August 31, 2012First Simultaneous Robotic Kidney Transplant, Sleeve Gastrectomy Performed
A 35-year-old Chicago woman is the first patient in the world to have a combined procedure that offers new hope for obese kidney patients.
August 23, 2012New Program Helps Young People in Foster Care to Independence
Making the transition from foster care to adulthood can be overwhelming. A new program being studied at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in partnership with Children’s Home + Aid, may help young adults facing this transition to succeed in independent living, college or vocational placement.
August 22, 2012UIC Named a Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Campus
The University of Illinois at Chicago has been named one of the nation’s best 25 campuses for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in a new data-based ranking.
August 21, 2012Study to Evaluate Zoning Code Reforms and Physical Activity
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received a $1.5 million federal grant to examine the relationship between zoning code reforms, the physical environment, and physical-activity behavior in communities throughout the U.S.