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UIC students

June 15, 2021

UIC receives $40M donation, the largest single gift in school history, from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

The University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago’s only public research university, […]

Amy Lasek

June 14, 2021

UIC research identifies potential pathways to treating alcohol use disorder, depression

Researchers find a link between STAT3 protein and alcohol withdrawal-related depression.

June 9, 2021

New research indicates maternal adult characteristics do not predict stillbirth, early neonatal death 

Research disrupts mother-blaming narratives of pregnancy outcomes in humans

June 8, 2021

UIC research paves way for next-generation of crystalline material screening devices

Chemical engineer teams up with a pharmaceutical industry consortium for better drug screening

June 8, 2021

Microgel coating gives donor cells a boost in reversing pulmonary fibrosis

Single cell encapsulation in gel can optimize cell-based therapy

Female student studying

June 2, 2021

University of Illinois Chicago launches Online MBA program

This new degree aims to meet the needs of new MBA students not just in the Chicago region, but nationally and globally.

Liz Marai, associate professor of computer science at the UIC College of Engineering

May 25, 2021

Maximizing cancer survival, minimizing treatment side effects with AI

UIC computer scientists developing AI system to support head and neck cancer treatment decisions

May 24, 2021

Can antibiotics treat human diseases in addition to bacterial infections?

UIC researchers prove that drugs designed for bacteria have potential to act on human cells

May 24, 2021

UIC leads new collaborative to reduce COVID-19 disparities

NIH funds work to improve community vaccinations, testing, and engagement in clinical research

CME Foundation award draft

May 24, 2021

UIC receives award to create kindergarten readiness website

The aim is to engage 1,000 teachers and 500 families by the end of the second year of the project.