All sickle cell disease

Jidenna

August 1, 2017

Lollapalooza headliner Jidenna to visit UIC hospital

Charity organization arranges celebrity visit for sickle cell patients

Ying He

June 5, 2017

UIC biopharmaceutical scientist wins NIH research award

Grant limited to the most promising postdoctoral investigators

Rendering of red blood cells

December 13, 2016

Is there more to red blood cell production than we think?

Researchers studied DNA in sickle cell patients to find out

Kidney Illustration

December 7, 2016

Combo of genetic factors can predict kidney disease in sickle cell patients

New genetic profile shows promise for predicting risk

Blood smear illustrating sickle cell anemia

August 16, 2016

UIC launches project to improve sickle cell outcomes in Chicago

New grant funds a six-year study to redesign the health care system

Blood smear illustrating sickle cell anemia

September 16, 2015

UI Health validates cure for sickle cell in adults

Chemotherapy-free treatment offers hope to adult patients

Damiano Rondelli & Bangalore medical team

April 30, 2015

Physician helps launch bone marrow transplant unit in India

‘Every patient gets the same treatment, regardless of what they can pay,’ says Damiano Rondelli

September 26, 2014

Pie in the face for cancer

Staff will take a pie to the face in support of childhood cancer and sickle cell disease

Boy shaving Alberto Locante's head for St. Baldrick's.

February 19, 2013

THURSDAY: Shave heads to fight kids’ cancer

The annual head-shaving raises critical funds for childhood cancer research.

IV taped to hand

February 12, 2013

Pinpointing pain

Diana Wilkie can’t alleviate all the suffering in people’s lives, but she’s working to reduce their physical pain.