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April 15, 2024

‘Double-edged’ transcription factor affects flu response

A genetic transcription factor involved in lung cancer and pneumonia also mediates the body’s response to influenza

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

April 12, 2024

Pilot research institutes kindle interdisciplinary activity across UIC

New pilot institute will tackle AI bias in health care, joining three ongoing research efforts

Tohru Yamada smiles while leaning next to a microscope.

April 1, 2024

UIC’s Yamada elected National Academy of Inventors fellow for cancer work

Professor has found new candidates for cancer therapy and imaging by studying bacterial proteins

Blood vessel endothelial cells (green) and basement membrane (red) in the brain.

March 21, 2024

Research offers hope for preventing post-COVID ‘brain fog’ by targeting brain’s blood vessels 

In a study of mice, researchers identified a mechanism that causes post-infection neurological problems

Researcher Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram

March 18, 2024

$2.4 million NIH grant brings tropical disease vaccine closer to human clinical trials 

A UIC group in Rockford developed the vaccine for lymphatic filariasis, which affects over 100 million people worldwide

March 15, 2024

Medical students learn of their match

This year, 268 medical students from the three College of Medicine campuses were matched with nationwide programs

March 13, 2024

Media Advisory: March 15 is Match Day at UIC

Fourth-year medical students will learn where they have been accepted for residency training

A woman practices CPR on a dummy as others look on and offer guidance.

March 7, 2024

Chicagoans are dying from cardiac arrest outside the hospital at increasingly younger ages 

The biggest decrease in age happened among Black men

A cluster of neon green cells against a black background.

March 6, 2024

Miniature ‘tumor farm’ enables personalized drug screening for lung cancer 

New laboratory model could allow personalized, miniaturized drug screening for patients

February 19, 2024

UIC neuroscientist contributes to ambitious emotion-mapping project 

International collaboration seeks to standardize the language of moods and feelings

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