All infectious diseases

Ebola Virus

October 20, 2015

UIC helps protect health care workers from Ebola, new diseases

UIC among six centers working to prevent spread of infectious diseases

CDC prevention epicenters program

October 5, 2015

New centers help health workers fight deadly infections safely

Ebola caused deaths of more than 11,000 people in West Africa in 2014

Leo Njongmeta

February 17, 2015

Biological hazard specialist makes the world a safer place

Leo Njongmeta trains his counterparts in developing nations

Ebola Virus

December 22, 2014

Campus resource for information on Ebola

UIC web page brings latest news, information on virus

Olamide Daphna Jarrett

December 2, 2014

Doctor on the front lines of Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

‘You have to be willing to help in time of crisis and need’

November 5, 2014

CDC expert offers facts about Ebola epidemic

In U.S., 1 chance in 13.3 million of contracting disease, CDC says

Ebola Virus

October 21, 2014

Faculty, alumni in fight against Ebola outbreak

UIC epidemiologists in Uganda, Liberia

Mehdi Mirsaeidi and Dean Schraufnagel

March 14, 2014

Researchers identify risk factors for little-known lung infection

Number affected has increased with aging population

Mike Federle

July 18, 2013

UIC scientist fights war against bacteria

Researcher one of 10 U.S. scientists to receive Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant

January 25, 2012

Entry Point for Hepatitis C Infection Identified

A molecule embedded in the membrane of human liver cells that aids in cholesterol absorption also allows the entry of hepatitis C virus, the first step in hepatitis C infection, according to research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.