All environmental health

Tanika Kelly and Ana Ricardo, 2023

October 12, 2023

UIC chosen among 6 study sites for national ‘multi-omics’ research consortiumĀ 

Researchers will look for new strategies to understand diabetes, chronic kidney disease.

Paint peeling off a wooden window frame

August 30, 2023

New research establishes enduring connection between racial segregation, childhood blood lead levels

Researchers find this to be true even when adjusting for socioeconomic status

August 7, 2023

Transportation access, air quality influence diabetes risk in urban areasĀ 

UIC researchers found a link between access to public transportation, air quality and risk for diabetes

August 1, 2023

UIC leads field study on home, water safety after Ohio chemical spillĀ 

Researchers will study the relationship between people and civil infrastructure during and after a crisis

Calumet River with bridge above. (Photo: Great Cities Institute)

February 19, 2019

Report presents economic, environmental strategies for Chicago’s Calumet River area

Study area includes portions of the South Chicago, East Side, and South Deering communities

December 12, 2018

Pesticide exposure raises risk for cardiovascular disease among Latino workers

Nearly 9 percent of employed Latinos reported exposure to solvents, metals or pesticides in the workplace.

Elena Boselli, Zhishen Wu, Ian Papautsky

September 13, 2018

Point-of-care sensors to detect manganese from single drop of blood

Faster detection can speed research, treatment

drain pipe in polluted water

October 4, 2017

NIH taps Chicago universities for center on environmental health

UIC and U of C partner on Chicago Center for Health and Environment


May 8, 2017

Poor overall environmental quality linked to elevated cancer rates

Air pollution most closely linked to cancer rates


March 9, 2016

Risks are less likely to be reported by public-health researchers paid by industry or military

Conflicts of interest linked to findings of no risk to health or environment

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