All immune system

Adherens Junctions

January 9, 2015

Cellular mechanism protects lungs during severe infections

Research may lead to new treatments for acute respiratory distress syndrome

Shiva Shahrara

September 9, 2014

Blocking one receptor on cells could halt rheumatoid arthritis

Inflammation, bone loss set in motion by one key molecule

June 20, 2014

Molecule regulates production of antibacterial agent used by immune cells

Protein molecule tied to production of nitric oxide

x-ray of arthritic hands

May 16, 2014

Two proteins play key role in rheumatoid arthritis

Research points to potential new therapy for painful disease

Maria Siemionow

April 8, 2014

Pioneering reconstructive transplant surgeon joins UIC

Led team that performed first near-total face transplant in U.S.

Kimberly Gossel and Dr. Enrico Benedetti

April 8, 2014

New approach leads to ‘only hope’ for successful kidney transplant

UIC physicians use orphan drug to fight destructive antibodies

Nanoparticles

March 3, 2014

Molecule manages blood vessel permeability in inflammation

Understanding why blood vessels get leaky

green-labeled neutrophils with red-labeled nanoparticles inside, which appear yellow.

February 24, 2014

Nanoparticles target anti-inflammatory drugs where needed

System spares circulating immune cells

November 18, 2013

Mutations of immune system found in breast cancers

Ability to cope with viruses, infection may play role in cancer

David Ucker

February 12, 2013

Tales of dead cells

Dead men tell no tales, the saying goes. But David Ucker has found that dead cells tell many tales.