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December 12, 2012

Economist, 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, 2012

Two 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.

Tamara Cisowska and Dejan Nikolic

December 5, 2012

Research experience, plus a paycheck

Get paid to learn – that’s the idea for the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards.

David Holt

December 5, 2012

Students 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.

Richard Magin

November 28, 2012

MRI 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.

Vicente Fernández Gómez, center, with (L-R) UIC surgeon Jose Oberholzer, the singer’s friend and physician Roberto Esquivel Ruano, and UIC surgeons Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti and Enrico Benedetti.

November 28, 2012

Renowned 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, 2012

Mexican 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, 2012

Conference 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.

David Pepperber

November 16, 2012

Photo-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, 2012

Glaucoma 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.

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