All College of Medicine

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.

College of Medicine at Rockford

February 5, 2013

$3M gift funds cell research in Rockford

Tissue regeneration research could lead to cures for spine injuries, degenerative diseases

January 29, 2013

Treating mothers with ADHD may help children

Treating mothers who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder — with medication or parent training — may help children at risk for ADHD.

Kirstie Danielson

January 28, 2013

Islet transplant may slow atherosclerosis

Researcher Kirstie Danielson found positive results after Islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes.

December 18, 2012

Procedures to delay childbearing costly

Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue to delay childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, a UIC analysis says.

Steve Schlickman

December 12, 2012

Not for the prosecution

“It should be as fast as flying.”

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