All infectious diseases

One woman and two men pose in a laboratory.

February 15, 2024

UIC research helps create new antibiotic that evades bacterial resistance 

New drug inspired by images that captured how bacteria block antibiotic activity

August 8, 2023

Researchers design new drug candidates to treat tropical parasitic infection  

A new class of compounds co-invented by UIC researchers offers potential new options for treating schistosomiasis

091120_Novak Lab

December 8, 2020

UIC opens second COVID-19 vaccine trial

Study to test vaccine candidate developed by Janssen

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

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