April 15, 2013Scientists learn what makes nerve cells so strong
Unique modification to microtubules makes nerve cells’ cytoskeleton singularly robust.
March 20, 2013Body’s own defenses might stop ALS onset
A chemical found in cells may be harnessed to help the body fight neurodegenerative disease.
March 19, 2013New lottery game benefits MS research
A new Illinois Lottery game announced at UIC will bring over $1 million for multiple sclerosis research.
March 19, 2013Medical students meet their match
More than 160 UIC medical students learned their fate: where they will train for their medical residency.
March 11, 2013Match Day at UIC
March 15 is a big day for fourth-year students in the College of Medicine.
March 5, 2013Seeing is believing with new eye surgery
UI Health is the first center in Chicago to offer non-surgical treatment for a common eye disease.
March 5, 2013Gene activity links anxiety, alcohol use
Research suggests new targets for drugs to combat alcoholism and anxiety.
March 4, 2013New 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.
February 19, 2013Cardiovascular disease from the inside
Xiaoping Du exemplifies the UIC ideal: superb scholarship with tremendous potential.
February 19, 2013Craig Niederberger: Innovator of the Year
His background in medicine and bioengineering and his knack for invention have real-world benefits.