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Hijacking cellular ‘mail’ for regenerative medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have received approximately $2 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to develop a better way to regenerate bone or tissues that have been lost to disease or injury.
13-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UIC Campus Film Office Spotlights ‘Chicago’s Most Film Friendly Campus’

UIC is formalizing its campus-filming program as a one-stop shop for Chicago’s growing film industry.
10-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery Could Lead to Better Treatment for Leukemia

Previous research has revealed that patients with acute myeloid leukemia who also have a particular mutation in a gene called NPM1 have a higher rate of remission with chemotherapy. About one-third of leukemia patients possess this favorable...
9-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Inadequate for High-Risk Minorities

Data from a Chicago-based lung cancer screening program provides evidence that national lung cancer screening guidelines may be insufficient for individuals in underrepresented communities.
2-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What Can the Herpesvirus Teach Us About Oral Inflammation?

A $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help University of Illinois at Chicago researchers study how herpesviruses and their underlying molecular mechanisms contribute to increased inflammation in oral diseases, like...
1-Aug-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Medicinal plants to be showcased at garden walk

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy and the UIC/National Institutes of Health Center for Botanical Dietary Supplements Research will host an open-to-the-public garden walk and lecture to celebrate the first and only urban...
1-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Magnetic Nanoparticles Deliver Chemotherapy to Difficult-to-Reach Spinal Tumors

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have demonstrated that magnetic nanoparticles can be used to ferry chemotherapy drugs into the spinal cord to treat hard-to-reach spinal tumors in an animal model. The unique delivery system...
30-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Liquid Microscopy Technique Reveals New Problem with Lithium-Oxygen Batteries

Using an advanced, new microscopy technique that can visualize chemical reactions occurring in liquid environments, researchers have discovered a new reason lithium-oxygen batteries — which promise up to five times more energy than the lithium-ion...
23-Jul-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Researcher Available to Talk to the Media about Sexual Harassment and Assault in Academic Fieldwork

8-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST

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27-Jun-2017 9:10 AM EDT

Chicago Researcher Investigates Survivors of Violence

21-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST

Book Looks at How ‘Gayby Boomers’ Are Aging

In “Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology” (Oxford Press, 2016), Jesus Ramirez-Valles, professor and head of community health sciences in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, makes it clear...
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Father's Day Expert: Strengthening Relationships Between Fathers and Their Children

2-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

#UIC expert available to discuss privatization of public infrastructure in the wake of South Carolina's flood damage

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#UIC Sociologist Available to Discuss Issues Surrounding Racial #Achievement Gap in Schools #Backtoschool #Education

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#UIC Disability Scholar Available to Address #ADA25 Anniversary

21-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

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