All Research Briefs

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

December 7, 2023

Smartphones as hearing aids? WSJ features UIC engineer’s idea

The new technology helps filter out crosstalk in noisy environments

Soldier saluting at sunset. Army, salute, patriotic concept.

November 29, 2023

Understanding life with bipolar disorder through the eyes of a retired major general 

Podcast features conversation between UIC’s Alex Leow and retired Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin

November 16, 2023

Focusing on ‘pain catastrophizing’ could help service members stay on active duty 

Persistent, distressing thoughts about chronic pain can make it harder for people to function

November 7, 2023

UIC joins new biopharma hub to help commercialize research discoveries 

The hub will help researchers gain access to capital and industry advice

sonographer giving an ultrasound to a pregnant woman

November 3, 2023

Mediterranean diet could help pregnant women avoid depression 

Prenatal depression increases the risk of adverse birth outcomes and maternal mortality

November 1, 2023

Researchers must carefully consider how to screen participants for suicidality, paper says 

The issue raises ethical, practical questions, which UIC researchers explore in a new paper

October 26, 2023

Researchers define role of key protein in link between high-fat diet, cancer metastasis 

A membrane protein that absorbs fatty acids was found to promote aggressive cancer

October 17, 2023

Multi-omics approach unlocks discovery of natural products from bacteria 

College of Pharmacy researchers discovered potential new compounds for synthetic biology

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