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A young girl with anopthalmia

July 10, 2013

UI Health, Chicago Lighthouse co-host anophthalmia conference

Families from around the world affected by rare eye disorder come to Chicago

Rows of soy bean plants

July 9, 2013

Soy does not reduce recurrence of prostate cancer

Results at odds with studies suggesting chemopreventive effects

Memoona Hasnain

July 9, 2013

UIC family medicine educator named Macy Scholar

Award supports new interprofessional training program

Stethescope and calculator

July 8, 2013

UIC Chicago site for largest study of Hispanic/Latino health

Researchers focus on chronic diseases, risk factors

Funeral scene from "The Dark Knight Rises"

June 27, 2013

Batman movie trilogy promotes public servants, UIC scholar says

Police portrayed as complex, credible

lights on top of a police car

June 27, 2013

Grant to fund study of police crisis-intervention teams

Study looks at how specially trained officers can help people with mental illness

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System

June 27, 2013

Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary to offer vision-restoring treatment

Artificial retina provides limited sight to patients with very low or no vision

James Pellegrino

June 24, 2013

Researchers release new criteria for student assessment

Five key points provide guidance on measuring the skills students need.

Gail Prins

June 17, 2013

Early BPA exposure increases risk of adult cancer

First direct evidence of dangers from common plastic additive

Scan of a mouse spinal cord showing a mutated protein

June 12, 2013

Jammed molecular motors may play role in development of ALS

Slowed transport of nutrients in nerve cells may underlie the disease