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A grid of blue, red and yellow squares representing gene expression.

August 29, 2023

Clinical clue leads to design of promising new solution for chemo-resistant leukemia 

A genetic variant associated with better outcomes for leukemia patients suggests a new drug candidate.

A fluorescent microscope image of a red cell with green and blue fibers cutting across.

July 21, 2023

‘Junk DNA’ offers clue to stopping cancer drug’s vascular damage

A team led by UIC’s Sang-Ging Ong uncovered the reason why sunitinib damages blood vessels.

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July 20, 2023

Role of key metabolic enzyme in liver fibrosis defined by UIC scientists  

A team led by Nissim Hay identified a pathway that triggers the organ’s responsible to injury and illness.

October 25, 2022

New enzyme inhibitor shows promise for treating cancers, autoimmune diseases

Discovery reported in the journal Angewandte Chemie

April 6, 2022

Researchers look to licorice for promising cancer treatments

Licorice-derived substance may have anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer effects

Baby and Mom

November 24, 2021

Pediatric Thanksgiving fest celebrates 20 years

UI Health pediatric hematology and oncology patients and families enjoy return of holiday event

August 30, 2021

Medical student’s research links benzene exposure and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Study published in Lancet Planetary Health

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

An x-ray crystallography generated image of a long foreign peptide (purple) being partially held inside MHC I protein’s surface groove (grey).

December 3, 2019

Early immune response may improve cancer immunotherapies

Mechanism may help detect elusive cancers

July 30, 2019

New UIC fellowships cultivate future cancer experts, promote inclusion

Fellowships support inclusivity, survivorship care

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