Dr. Biji Mathew, a Research Assistant Professor in the Roth lab, has received a National Glaucoma Research Award from the Bright Focus Foundation. The two years of funding will support studies on extracellular vesicles, naturally occurring nanoparticles, as novel treatment for glaucoma. https://www.brightfocus.org/ Sophie Tran, a second year Honors College undergraduate at UIC, has received [...]
We’re back from the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology conference in Miami! Here are some photos: https://uofi.app.box.com/s/or79yq5qnx57sjogjrvglfsbne4m0dt1
Last week, departments across the UI College of Medicine came together to celebrate the achievements of some of their faculty. Dr. Rena Beckerly received the Department's Rising Star Award and Dr. Steven Roth received the Faculty of the Year Award. Congratulations, to both Drs. Beckerly and Roth!
The Department of Medicine has a new fellowship program. Dr. Saul Weiner is co‐directing the new fellowship program entitle “Clinical Leaders and Academic Scholars (CLASS)”. The program is geared toward preparing physicians for leadership in medical education, clinical services, and research. The goal of the fellowship program is to graduate collaborative and self‐directed continuous learners [...]
Dr. Patricia W. Finn, Head, Department of Medicine Dr. Patricia W. Finn was selection as recipient of the 2018 College of Medicine Distinguished Faculty Award. Dr. Finn was chosen for this honor by her peers in recognition of her national and international reputation as an expert pulmonary scientist, strong record of extramural [...]
Dr. Della Torre has made significant contributions to the Department’s educational and scholarly missions. Since joining the Department in 2015, Dr. Della Torre has provided ongoing research mentorship for medical students, residents and fellows. Congratulations to Dr. Micaela Della Torre who was presented today with the OBGYN Rising Star Award for 2018!