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April 19, 2024

Distinguished Researcher Award, Basic Life Sciences: John Nitiss, College of Pharmacy 

How can yeast and genetics reveal how anti-cancer drugs work?

Tohru Yamada smiles while leaning next to a microscope.

April 1, 2024

UIC’s Yamada elected National Academy of Inventors fellow for cancer work

Professor has found new candidates for cancer therapy and imaging by studying bacterial proteins

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March 6, 2024

Miniature ‘tumor farm’ enables personalized drug screening for lung cancer 

New laboratory model could allow personalized, miniaturized drug screening for patients

Treatment with ISRIB, a small molecule inhibitor

February 8, 2024

Clues to cancer drug’s deadly side effects could make it safer 

For some leukemia patients, their only treatment option carries a risk of heart failure

January 17, 2024

Brush biopsy enables early detection of oral cancer without surgery

A new test invented by UIC researchers allows dentists to screen for oral cancer with a simple brush


November 28, 2023

Growing microtumors in a dish helps rapidly identify genes that drive tumor growth

The method identified promising targets for precision oncology in two types of cancer

October 26, 2023

Researchers define role of key protein in link between high-fat diet, cancer metastasis 

A membrane protein that absorbs fatty acids was found to promote aggressive cancer

Mile Square Health Center Bldng_UI Health Hospital

October 18, 2023

UIC, Mile Square join national trial of blood test for multi-cancer screening

Researchers will study a new test that screens for 50 types of cancer

Maxim Frolov

October 16, 2023

Single cell genomics reveal key cell factor for dangerous identity loss in tumor cells 

UIC researchers used single-cell genomics to identify key factors in dedifferentiation, tumor growth

October 4, 2023

UIC student honored with cancer research award

Doctoral student Ifeanyi “Beverly” Chukwudozie recognized for her work

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