December 12, 2012Economist, physiology researcher named to world’s largest scientific society
An economist and a physiology researcher are the latest UIC faculty members named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest scientific society.
December 5, 2012Two UIC faculty scholars named fellows of prestigious science organization
Two University of Illinois at Chicago faculty scholars, economist Deirdre McCloskey and cell biologist Mrinalini Rao, have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
December 5, 2012Research experience, plus a paycheck
Get paid to learn – that’s the idea for the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards.
December 5, 2012Students honored as ‘future care scholars’
Two UIC students — one in medicine, the other in nursing — are among 40 health care students nationwide to be named 2012 Tylenol Future Care Scholars.
November 28, 2012MRI system a powerful tool for bioengineering research
UIC has a powerful new research tool: a 9.4 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging system that helps engineers and scientists study a range of bioengineering problems.
November 28, 2012Renowned Mexican singer recovering after robotic surgery
Renowned Mexican singer Vicente Fernández Gómez traveled from his home country to undergo robotic surgery at the UI Hospital Nov. 8.
November 27, 2012Mexican Singer Vicente Fernández Gómez Receives Life-Saving Surgery at UI Hospital
Renowned Mexican singer Vicente Fernández Gómez underwent a robotic left hepatectomy, a surgical procedure to remove a portion of the liver, Nov. 8 at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.
November 20, 2012Conference Focuses on Emerging Health Issues in Underrepresented Minorities
“Bridging the Gap: Emerging Health Issues in Underrepresented Minorities,” a symposium for clinicians, healthcare leaders and basic researchers to raise awareness of disparities in minority health care and provide viable emerging treatment options.
November 16, 2012Photo-switch for nerve cells in eye and brain
UIC research could be a first step to overcoming degenerative eye diseases or to quieting epileptic seizures.
November 13, 2012Glaucoma Specialist Named Head of Ophthalmology at UIC
Dr. Rohit Varma, a leading eye specialist and epidemiologist at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, has been named head of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, pending approval by the UI Board of Trustees.