News2018-10-12T12:00:22-05:00

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Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments

Left to Right: Drs. Jerry Krishnan and Richard Novak The University of Illinois at Chicago is participating in two separate clinical trials led by Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD and Richard Novak, MD for COVID-19 treatments. COVID-19 is caused by a highly contagious virus called SARS-CoV-2 that results in acute lung injury and respiratory distress. There are currently no treatments for COVID-19. In one trial, launched this week, a team from UIC is studying a drug previously approved by [...]

Drs. Shane Phillips and Irena Levitan recipient of the 2019 UIC Team Research – Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award

Dr. Shane Phillips, professor and associate head in the Department of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Irena Levitan, professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, was chosen as a recipient of the 2019 UIC Team Research - Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award. The Research and Scholarship Annual Award competition celebrates the efforts and commitment of individuals who are making exceptional progress advancing knowledge in their areas of research and scholarship. These individuals inspire and promote continued excellence at UIC. [...]

Save the Date: Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – January 23, 2020

Department of Medicine FY2018 Annual Report

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to present our inaugural Annual Report of the Department of Medicine (DOM) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. The report highlights accomplishments for the fiscal year 2018. Since arriving in the DOM, it has been my pleasure to welcome seven new division chiefs, all who are physician-scientists with a strong commitment to clinical excellence and scholarship. In the ever-changing health care environment, we continue to provide excellent care in service to [...]

UIC to lead national COPD clinical trial

The University of Illinois at Chicago will lead a $14.6 million, multi-center research project to determine which of two drugs — azithromycin, an antibiotic, or roflumilast, an anti-inflammatory medication — is the mosteffective at treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which is also known as COPD. Illustration: UIC Institute for Healthcare Delivery Design/Naumita Pereira COPD, an umbrella term for a number of lung conditions that make it difficult for a person to breathe, affects 15 million people living in [...]

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