All Research Briefs

February 28, 2024

UIC student designs moon app as part of winning NASA competition team 

PhD candidate Juan Manuel Losarcos created interactive visualization of the moon and moonquakes

February 19, 2024

UIC neuroscientist contributes to ambitious emotion-mapping project 

International collaboration seeks to standardize the language of moods and feelings

hands holding a cell phone

February 9, 2024

Social media cannabis ads frequently violate state regulations 

The study looked at Facebook and Twitter posts from nearly all Illinois dispensaries

A group of kids exercising in a school gym.

February 1, 2024

Clocking disparities in youth sedentary time 

UIC study determined days and times when sex and racial disparities in youth activity emerge.

January 31, 2024

UIC menopause research highlighted during visit from Jill Biden 

First Lady Jill Biden and actress Halle Berry join UIC’s Pauline Maki in a roundtable discussion on women’s health 

January 22, 2024

Recommendations to improve free nutrition program for Illinois children 

The federal program reimburses child care centers and in-home day cares for meals and snacks

January 16, 2024

Podcast: How mobile health devices can help research, clinical care 

UIC’s Spyros Kitsiou joined the HealthCast podcast to talk about opportunities for wearable devices.

nurse with vaccine

January 12, 2024

How stigma dissuades people from getting vaccinated, screened against HPV 

Shaming and blaming beliefs persist for HPV and cervical cancer

December 21, 2023

Irina Buhimschi, researcher and mentor, takes on new leadership role

Buhimschi draws upon global research experience to oversee clinical trials at UIC

December 19, 2023

How to increase screenings for colorectal cancer in underserved communities 

Three tools were tested to encourage more people to get screened

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