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One woman and two men pose in a laboratory.

February 15, 2024

UIC research helps create new antibiotic that evades bacterial resistance 

New drug inspired by images that captured how bacteria block antibiotic activity

UIC Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum

February 15, 2024

Media Advisory: Dr. Anthony Fauci to visit UIC

Inaugural Chair Chats event features Dr. Anthony Fauci in conversation with Chancellor Marie Lynn Miranda

Treatment with ISRIB, a small molecule inhibitor

February 8, 2024

Clues to cancer drug’s deadly side effects could make it safer 

For some leukemia patients, their only treatment option carries a risk of heart failure

Pink Glove Dance Competition participants

January 29, 2024

Breast cancer test may make bad chemotherapy recommendations for Black patients 

Test may underestimate the benefit of chemotherapy for Black women, especially those who are young

January 24, 2024

Ultrasounds can help predict the risk of preterm births, new research shows 

This is the first method for assessing risk in first-time pregnancies

Physician and young patient

January 17, 2024

How to increase health equity among children  

Researchers offer policy solutions to counter structural racism affecting children’s health

January 17, 2024

Brush biopsy enables early detection of oral cancer without surgery

A new test invented by UIC researchers allows dentists to screen for oral cancer with a simple brush

Two women stand in front of bushes and a red brick building.

December 14, 2023

Menstrual cycles affect day-to-day suicide risk, UIC researchers find

Patients with a history of suicidality experience increased risk in the days surrounding menstruation

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November 28, 2023

Growing microtumors in a dish helps rapidly identify genes that drive tumor growth

The method identified promising targets for precision oncology in two types of cancer

November 28, 2023

Bidding adieu to sticky ice, but with a grain of salt

Experiments find that impure ice is less sticky than ice made with pure water

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