For the Media

All news releases

December 17, 2020

Study in mice shows genes may be altered through drug repurposing

Research shows normal genes may be enhanced to make up for non-functional copy genes.

Leafless trees on brown grass during sunset

December 16, 2020

Restoring wetlands near farms would dramatically reduce water pollution

Up to 40 times more nitrogen could be removed from heavily farmed areas

December 13, 2020

In Memoriam: Former UIC Men’s Basketball Coach Jimmy Collins

Collins led Flames to three NCAA Tournament appearances

December 7, 2020

Drug for rare disorder shows promise for treating herpes viruses

Drug also reduces side effects of common herpes treatment

December 7, 2020

Researchers use genomics to identify diabetic retinopathy factors

UIC researchers identify new approach that can be used as a template to study other diseases.

A monarch butterfly released from the UIC Heritage Garden

December 7, 2020

UIC receives $1.8M from DOE to study effects of pollinator habitats at solar energy facilities

UIC’s Energy Resources Center, UIC-ERC, will receive $1.8 million over a 3 year period, beginning in 2021.

Fracture Bone. Dr. Manuel González Reyes from Pixabay

December 3, 2020

Can we make bones heal faster?

UIC researchers capture new real-time images of bone, tooth formation

Chicago neighborhood scene

December 3, 2020

Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing had higher COVID-19 death rates

Neighborhood characteristics include low internet access, health insurance

November 24, 2020

Study shows protective role sex steroids play in COVID-19

Female reproductive steroids may protect against COVID-19 symptoms.