All Featured Academic Research

September 13, 2021

UIC researchers find evidence of possible link between herpes simplex and neurodegenerative diseases

First of its kind study finds protein may restrict the spread of the herpes simplex virus type 1

July 1, 2021

UIC awarded $2.25M to establish Army HBCU/MI Research Center of Excellence

Center will train the next generation of scientists and engineers in the field of energetic materials

Liz Marai, associate professor of computer science at the UIC College of Engineering

May 25, 2021

Maximizing cancer survival, minimizing treatment side effects with AI

UIC computer scientists developing AI system to support head and neck cancer treatment decisions

January 14, 2021

UIC reports record $410 million in annual sponsored research awards

The $410 million represents a 7% increase over fiscal year 2019 and 22% increase over fiscal year 2018 and provides support for approximately 9,400 faculty, students and staff, working on 1,800 different research projects.

Reza Shahbazian-Yassar and Zhennan Huang

January 11, 2021

‘Swiss Army knife’ catalyst can make natural gas burn cleaner

Lowering the combustion temperature for methane

091120_Novak Lab

December 8, 2020

UIC opens second COVID-19 vaccine trial

Study to test vaccine candidate developed by Janssen

September 3, 2020

Hearing loss in naked mole-rats is an advantage, not a hardship

New research published in Current Biology

July 15, 2020

New antiplatelet drug shows promise for treating heart attack

Peptide-derived nanoparticle shows promise in lab

syringe and vial of clear liquid

June 15, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine to be tested in UIC clinical trial

UIC is the only site in Chicago selected for phase 3 clinical trial

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