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August 1, 2012

Physician-scientist heads Cancer Center

Cancer researcher and clinician Howard Ozer, former interim director of the University of Illinois Cancer Center, has been named the center’s director.

August 1, 2012

ALS Patient Receives Device to Aid Breathing Without Ventilator

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is one of only a dozen hospitals nationwide to implant in ALS patients a device shown to help them live longer without a mechanical ventilator. A 41-year-old Chicago woman had the surgery on July 27.

July 31, 2012

SATURDAY: Children’s Hospital Hosts Free Back-to-School Health Fair

Children’s Hospital University of Illinois will host a free back-to-school health fair offering school physicals, vision screenings and health counseling.

July 25, 2012

UI Hospital ranked among ‘most wired’

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System has been named among the top “Most Wired Hospitals” for the sixth year by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

July 19, 2012

UI Hospital Named to ‘Most Wired’ List

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System has been named among the top “Most Wired Hospitals” for the sixth year by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

July 12, 2012

Noted 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 10, 2012

UI 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.

June 18, 2012

Chicago Woman Cured of Sickle Cell Disease

A Chicago woman treated at the University of Illinois Hospital is the first Midwest patient to receive a successful stem cell transplant to cure her sickle cell disease without chemotherapy in preparation for the transplant.

June 15, 2012

Key Enzyme Plays Roles as Both Friend and Foe to Cancer

A molecule thought to limit cell proliferation also helps cancer cells survive during initial tumor formation and when the wayward cells spread to other organs in the body, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found.

April 16, 2012

Summer Camp for Kids with ADHD Begins June 11

Camp STAR, for children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other behavioral difficulties, begins its fifth season in June. The camp is a partnership of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Jewish Council for Youth Services.

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