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Rush University to Celebrate 45th Commencement

Rush University will recognize more than 800 graduating students at its 45th commencement ceremony Thursday, May 25, from 4-6 p.m. at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine Ave., Chicago).
22-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Clinical Trial Provides New Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy Option

A new clinical trial provides a new option for kidney cancer patients and adds to Rush’s wider research efforts towards identifying immune system biomarkers to better predict which immunotherapy will work best for individuals no matter which...
19-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients’ Own Fat Tissue Can Help Treat Joint Problems

A new device gently suctions, processes and uses a patient’s own fat tissue to provide a potential source of stem cells and growth factors to promote healing.
19-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Collaborates with Tech Firm Tempus to Expand Cancer Biorepository

Rush has partnered with tech company Tempus to expand its biorepository of tissue samples from cancer patients in order to advance cancer care.
17-May-2017 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genes Associated with Resilience Against Brain Pathology Identified


Researchers have discovered two genes, known as UNC5C and ENC1, that are associated with aging individuals having better memory and brain function than would be expected, given the amount of pathologies that accumulated in their brains.
27-Apr-2017 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neurology Residents from Rush Will Bring Care to Zambia, Sharpened Clinical Skills Back to America


Starting in the 2017-18 school year, two Rush neurology residents will complete a one-month rotation in Zambia, Africa, each year as part of a new elective rotation run by Dr. Igor Koralnik, chairperson of the Department of Neurological Sciences at...
18-Apr-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush System Hospitals Receive Straight A’s for Safety


All three Rush hospitals – Rush University Medical Center, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush-Copley Medical Center – have received an ‘A’ grade, the highest possible, from the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit patient safety watchdog organization....
12-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rush Offering Electronic ‘House Calls’

Innovative new technology will make Rush University Medical Center among the first health care providers in the United States to offer primary care patients the convenience of an online medical evaluation service. Called Rush SmartExam, the...
4-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rush Anesthesiologist Pushes For Opioid Alternatives on CDC Expert Panel

As one of 18 pain management experts on the CDC Stakeholder Review Group asked to provide input on the CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, Rush University Medical Center’s director of orthopedic anesthesia Asokumar...
16-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Better Visual –and Video -- Skills Can Lead to Earlier, More Accurate Movement Disorder Diagnoses. Two High Profile Examples Illustrate

23-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Terrible News, Great Outcomes

A father and daughter each got a fighting chance against lung cancer, thanks to early detection and Rush's top-rated lung surgery program.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Blood Pressure Under Pressure

People with high blood pressure may need to lower it much more than previously thought, according to the recently announced results of a major study. A heart health expert discusses the implications.
27-Sep-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Running Into Trouble

Injuries are on the rise as runners ramp up their training for the Chicago Marathon. Doctors explain what can go wrong, and when to seek medical attention for those aches and pains.
16-Sep-2015 8:05 PM EDT

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