All Research Briefs

Maxim Frolov

October 16, 2023

Single cell genomics reveal key cell factor for dangerous identity loss in tumor cells 

UIC researchers used single-cell genomics to identify key factors in dedifferentiation, tumor growth

Mobile Migrant Team

October 3, 2023

Fellow talks Chicago’s migrant crisis, US foreign policy with WBEZ

Juan González of the Great Cities Institute explains link in recent WBEZ interview

October 2, 2023

Restorative practices in schools reduce arrests, suspensions 

Black students experienced most benefit, according to new research

A woman in a purple shirt walks up the stairs.

September 27, 2023

Walking a path to better asthma control

New trial tests daily walking among Black women to control asthma

September 14, 2023

Talking with their doctor about social media can help teens stay safer online 

Training primary care physicians to talk to teens improved online behavior

Quantum dots in containers

September 11, 2023

Open-source textbook makes STEM education more accessible 

Textbook allows for open sharing, adaptation

A young female searching a computer for recipes to prepare salad of fresh vegetables and post on social media.

September 8, 2023

Twitter analysis captures nutrition chatter early in pandemic 

Researchers examined public opinion on the role of nutrition in preventing infectious disease

Pink Glove Dance Competition participants

September 7, 2023

Resilience can help breast cancer patients manage difficult symptoms 

The findings can help oncology nurses tailor treatment for patients

A grid of blue, red and yellow squares representing gene expression.

August 29, 2023

Clinical clue leads to design of promising new solution for chemo-resistant leukemia 

A genetic variant associated with better outcomes for leukemia patients suggests a new drug candidate.

The unusual features (in red) of a MCH class I molecule’s groove play a role in how the molecule binds to viral peptides.

August 29, 2023

Researchers get glimpse of previously hidden immune system process 

The discovery could aid in the development of peptide vaccines

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