All inflammation

Macrophage (red fluorescent staining) that has ingested bacteria (green fluorescence).

August 24, 2023

Training immune cells to remove ‘trash’ helps resolve lung inflammation

Researchers identified cells in the lungs that can reduce excessive inflammation, which can lead to death

May 23, 2023

New research identifies key target in relationship between white blood cells, inflammation 

Study reveals potential new drug target to control autoimmune and chronic inflammation diseases

March 6, 2023

With $13M, UIC scientists will study lung inflammation mechanisms

National Heart, Lung, and Blood grant advances UIC research on blood vessels and lung injury

Fluorescence microscopy image of the lung with blood vessel endothelial.

June 14, 2022

A dynamic duo of cells identified in lung blood vessels

Scientists identify subtypes of lung endothelial cells that promote inflammation, regeneration

April 5, 2022

Newly identified neutrophil subset is a promising therapeutic target

Scientists report on precision drug delivery to treat inflammatory diseases

October 4, 2021

Mitigating lung damage, mortality due to SARS-CoV-2

Pre-clinical study shows potential of drugs that target specific immune pathways

Jalees Rehman looking into microscope

August 24, 2020

Reprogramming immune cells to reduce inflammation, promote tissue repair

UIC study shows blood vessels play key role in lung immune responses

illustration of a DNA double helix

March 11, 2020

Sensing infection, suppressing regeneration´╗┐

Study identifies how a DNA sensor regulates blood vessel repair

x-ray of a human chest

July 30, 2019

Boosting the anti-inflammatory action of the immune system

Breaking the vicious cycle of inflammation

Afsar Naqvi

August 1, 2018

What can the herpesvirus teach us about oral inflammation?

$2 million grant funds UIC research on periodontitis

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