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October 25, 2012

UIC Nursing Professor Elected to Institute of Medicine

Diana Wilkie, professor and Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair for Nursing Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

October 24, 2012

Antibiotics That Only Partly Block Protein Machinery Allow Germs To Poison Themselves

Powerful antibiotics that scientists and physicians thought stop the growth of harmful bacteria by completely blocking their ability to make proteins actually allow the germs to continue producing certain proteins — which may help do them in.

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October 24, 2012

UI Hospital, Chicago Fire Partner for Breast Cancer Awareness

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club have partnered to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer.

October 19, 2012

UIC Orchestra Presents Halloween Concert in Costume

The University of Illinois at Chicago Orchestra will kick off the Halloween season with a concert featuring ominous music and costumed musicians Thursday, Oct. 25.

October 18, 2012

Nursing Association Names UIC Professor “Living Legend”

Mi Ja Kim, professor, dean emerita and executive director of the Global Health Leadership Office at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, was one of four nursing educators in the U.S. named a “Living Legend” for 2012 by the American Academy of Nursing.

October 18, 2012

NEA Selects UIC Professor’s Book for National Reading Program

The National Endowment for the Arts has selected Distinguished Professor of English Luis Urrea’s novel for a prestigious national reading program.

October 17, 2012

Study Evaluates Treating Mothers with ADHD to Improve Outcomes in Kids

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are conducting a study […]

October 17, 2012

UIC Hosts ‘Managing the Safety Net’ Health Care Seminar Oct. 19

WHAT: “Managing the Safety Net in an Era of Austerity […]

October 11, 2012

New Gene Test Flags Risk of Serious Complications in Sarcoidosis

Researchers at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System have identified a genetic signature that distinguishes patients with complicated sarcoidosis, an inflammatory lung disease that can be fatal, from patients with a more benign form of the disease. The gene signature could become the basis for a simple blood test.

October 11, 2012

White Construction Workers in Illinois Get Higher Workers’ Comp Settlements: Study

White non-Hispanic construction workers are awarded higher workers’ compensation settlements […]