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illustration of a DNA double helix

June 30, 2021

Machine learning algorithm predicts how genes are regulated in individual cells

New models can help researchers identify key gene regulators in health and disease

June 28, 2021

Next-generation sequencing of community-based COVID-19 samples to detect emerging variants

UIC researchers expand testing and study SARS-CoV-2 strains in Chicago’s Black, Latino neighborhoods

June 16, 2021

‘Top-Off’ at Outpatient Surgery Center marks construction milestone

Final beam placed atop the building frame

June 8, 2021

Microgel coating gives donor cells a boost in reversing pulmonary fibrosis

Single cell encapsulation in gel can optimize cell-based therapy

June 2, 2021

Citizen science project explores causes, solutions to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

UIC School of Public Health project aims to increase vaccine confidence in communities that have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic

Wastewater lab

May 26, 2021

UIC part of statewide project to test wastewater for potential COVID-19 outbreaks 

SARS-CoV-2 can be detected in wastewater before COVID-19 is detectable in humans

May 24, 2021

Can antibiotics treat human diseases in addition to bacterial infections?

UIC researchers prove that drugs designed for bacteria have potential to act on human cells

May 24, 2021

UIC leads new collaborative to reduce COVID-19 disparities

NIH funds work to improve community vaccinations, testing, and engagement in clinical research

May 19, 2021

Why is it so hard to withdraw from some antidepressants?

New research provides clues

May 13, 2021

Chicago’s health database moves to UIC

School of Public Health unveils new platform, analytics capabilities for Chicago Health Atlas

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