All College of Medicine

Jennifer Lim, patient, and a medical student

March 5, 2013

Seeing is believing with new eye surgery

UI Health is the first center in Chicago to offer non-surgical treatment for a common eye disease.

Dr. Subhash Pandey

March 5, 2013

Gene activity links anxiety, alcohol use

Research suggests new targets for drugs to combat alcoholism and anxiety.

Julius, Clifford and Desmond Means

March 4, 2013

New treatment for sickle cell brings hope, cure

Thanks to a third brother, two brothers were cured of sickle cell disease through a relatively uncommon type of stem cell transplant without chemotherapy.

Xiaoping Du

February 19, 2013

Cardiovascular disease from the inside

Xiaoping Du exemplifies the UIC ideal: superb scholarship with tremendous potential.

Craig Niederberger

February 19, 2013

Craig Niederberger: Innovator of the Year

His background in medicine and bioengineering and his knack for invention have real-world benefits.

Mary Jo LaDu

February 19, 2013

New Alzheimer’s test may identify those at risk

New method quantifies toxic molecule in human brain tissue and special lab mice.

Boy shaving Alberto Locante's head for St. Baldrick's.

February 19, 2013

THURSDAY: Shave heads to fight kids’ cancer

The annual head-shaving raises critical funds for childhood cancer research.

February 18, 2013

New school health center opens in Brighton Park

Federally qualified center will help children, families in medically underserved neighborhood

E. Douglas Lewandowski

February 12, 2013

Focus on the heart

By seventh grade, E. Douglas Lewandowski knew he wanted to be either a scientist, a point guard or a center fielder. Science won.

David Ucker

February 12, 2013

Tales of dead cells

Dead men tell no tales, the saying goes. But David Ucker has found that dead cells tell many tales.

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