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June 18, 2012

Chicago Woman Cured of Sickle Cell Disease

A Chicago woman treated at the University of Illinois Hospital is the first Midwest patient to receive a successful stem cell transplant to cure her sickle cell disease without chemotherapy in preparation for the transplant.

June 15, 2012

Key Enzyme Plays Roles as Both Friend and Foe to Cancer

A molecule thought to limit cell proliferation also helps cancer cells survive during initial tumor formation and when the wayward cells spread to other organs in the body, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found.

June 14, 2012

Five UIC Students Receive Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships

Five University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman scholarships for study abroad opportunities.

June 11, 2012

Equity Analyst Expert Named Dean of UIC College of Business Administration

Michael B. Mikhail, the KPMG Professor and director of the School of Accountancy at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business, has been appointed dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration, subject to approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

June 7, 2012

UIC Ranked 11th of World’s Best Young Universities

The University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked 11th on a list of the world’s best young universities published by Times Higher Education of the U.K.

June 5, 2012

Hull-House Museum Opens Off-Site Exhibits on Conservative Vice Lords

A new exhibition organized by the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum asks, “Can gang members become forces for positive social change?”

June 5, 2012

Kinks, Bends & Repairs: DNA-Bending Protein Studied

Physics professor Anjum Ansari hopes to find how certain proteins can diffuse along DNA strands to search for damaged sites. Her work is funded through a five-year, $1.14 million National Science Foundation grant.

June 4, 2012

UIC Business Scholar to Study Career Progress of South African Women

Jenny Hoobler, associate professor of managerial studies, has received a grant from the South African National Research Foundation to study the career progress of South African women.

May 29, 2012

Facts in Scientific Drug Literature May Not Be, Study Finds

A growing concern with fraud and misconduct in published drug studies has led researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research to investigate the extent and reasons for retractions in the research.

May 29, 2012

UIC Doctoral Student Selected for Child Welfare Fellowship

A University of Illinois at Chicago doctoral candidate in sociology is one of 15 students nationwide to be selected for the Doris Duke Fellowship for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.