Monthly Archives: July 2018

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$1.4 million new training grant will train fellows in precision lifestyle medicine

A $1.4 million, five-year institutional training grant from the National Institutes of Health will support post-doctoral fellows at the University of Illinois at Chicago interested in clinical and translational research in lifestyle precision medicine — an emerging field that tailors behavioral treatments and lifestyle modification recommendations based on an individual’s genetics, lifestyle and environment. Lifestyle-based [...]

By |2018-08-14T11:27:19-05:00July 27th, 2018|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on $1.4 million new training grant will train fellows in precision lifestyle medicine

New 1 year fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy is pleased to announce a 1 year fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology in an new collaboration with the Chicago Chest Center. Program accreditation, which is newly offered this year and for which we are already provisionally accredited until 2020,  is under the joint auspices of the American [...]

By |2018-07-24T15:13:12-05:00July 24th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on New 1 year fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology

Our Research Experts Are Featured in Scientific Journals & National Press

“YAP Limits Endothelial Activation” by Yang Lv, MD, is a Featured 1 st Author in the Journal, Circulation Research Dr. Yang Lv, is a featured first author of her article entitled, “YAP Controls Endothelial Activation and Vascular Inflammation Through TRAF6” in the June 22, 2018 issue of Circulation Research. Dr. Lv is a visiting scholar from China who [...]

By |2018-07-26T13:34:59-05:00July 24th, 2018|Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on Our Research Experts Are Featured in Scientific Journals & National Press

Summer Education Program August 7-28, 2018

The DOM Educational Affairs Council is hosting their 3rd annual Summer Educational Program. These sessions are designed to provide introductory information about mentorship, research, presentations, and quality improvement, as well as DOM’s expectations for trainee scholarly activity. The program is mandatory for all first year trainees (residents and fellows) but is open to everyone. The [...]

By |2018-07-23T10:05:54-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Summer Education Program August 7-28, 2018

Recent Publications

Drs. Priyadarshini, Cordoba-Chacon and Layden have collaborated with Dr. He from Northwestern University in a recently published study focused on beta-cell physiology and control of glucose homeostasis in insulin resistant mice. The study found that the activation of autophagy in beta-cells enhances insulin signaling in peripheral tissues and reduces insulin secretion by a new process [...]

By |2018-07-20T11:10:17-05:00July 20th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Recent Publications

Summer Research Fellowship – Endocrine Society

Apoorva Tummala was awarded with the 2018 summer research fellowship of the Endocrine society.  This year, 15 fellowships from different countries were given to applicants that want to pursue a career in endocrinology. This fellowship provides stipend and support to attend to the Endocrine Society’s meeting in 2019.  Apoorva earned a Bachelor of Science in [...]

By |2018-07-20T10:39:12-05:00July 20th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Summer Research Fellowship – Endocrine Society

Early Investigators Awards – Endocrine Society

Dr. Jose Cordoba-Chacon was awarded an early investigators award of the Endocrine Society this year. The awardees are recognized by their outstanding accomplishments in areas of general endocrinology during their early career. Dr. Cordoba-Chacon earned his PhD at the University of Cordoba Spain in 2011, and completed his postdoctoral training at UIC under the supervision [...]

By |2018-07-23T09:57:40-05:00July 20th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Early Investigators Awards – Endocrine Society