All College of Medicine

Two brain scans with different areas highlighted

September 3, 2013

Alcohol breaks brain links for social cues

Study finds reason for “maladaptive behaviors”

blood bag

August 9, 2013

UI Health partners with Institute for Transfusion Medicine

Midwest’s first Center of Excellence for Transfusion Medicine

Neural stem cells

August 7, 2013

Molecule of nerve-cell migration implicated in brain cancer

Findings shed light on how cancer spreads

Nissim Hay

August 1, 2013

Blocking key enzyme in cancer cells could lead to new therapy

Researchers hope to exploit cancer’s unique metabolic profile

Heart muscle cells labeled for a specific protein (green) and the cytoskeleton (red).

July 16, 2013

MS drug shows promise for preventing heart failure

Researchers aim to stop or reverse cardiac hypertrophy

Patricia Finn

July 12, 2013

UIC pulmonologist named president of American Thoracic Society

Head of medicine at UIC will lead international medical society

Rows of soy bean plants

July 9, 2013

Soy does not reduce recurrence of prostate cancer

Results at odds with studies suggesting chemopreventive effects

Memoona Hasnain

July 9, 2013

UIC family medicine educator named Macy Scholar

Award supports new interprofessional training program

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System

June 27, 2013

Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary to offer vision-restoring treatment

Artificial retina provides limited sight to patients with very low or no vision

Gail Prins

June 17, 2013

Early BPA exposure increases risk of adult cancer

First direct evidence of dangers from common plastic additive

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