Monthly Archives: January 2019

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UIC received $12M to continue largest study of Latinos

The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $12 million contract from the National Institutes of Health to continue its role as the Chicago field center of the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos, or HCHS/SOL — the largest-ever prospective epidemiological study of this diverse population.Doctor measures the height of a study participant “This [...]

By |2019-02-05T15:02:59-05:00January 29th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on UIC received $12M to continue largest study of Latinos

DOM Educational Affairs Council Career Round Table

Join the DOM Educational Affairs Council for a career round table. A great opportunity to discuss the many practice options obtainable within the various medical fields. Discussions will focus on fellowship, hospitalist, primary care, and medical specialties. Format: Panel discussion with representatives from different facets of the medical practice. Forward any questions for which you [...]

By |2019-01-22T12:23:51-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on DOM Educational Affairs Council Career Round Table

Technique boosts omega 3 fatty acid levels in brain

Getting enough of the omega 3 fatty acids DHA and EPA into the brain to study their effects on conditions such as Alzheimer’s and depression — which they have been shown to help — is no easy task. While supplements containing these fatty acids exist, there is scant evidence showing that these supplements actually increase [...]

By |2019-01-10T14:21:12-05:00January 10th, 2019|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Technique boosts omega 3 fatty acid levels in brain

Technique boosts omega 3 fatty acid levels in brain

Getting enough of the omega 3 fatty acids DHA and EPA into the brain to study their effects on conditions such as Alzheimer’s and depression — which they have been shown to help — is no easy task. While supplements containing these fatty acids exist, there is scant evidence showing that these supplements actually increase [...]

By |2019-01-10T14:17:59-05:00January 10th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Technique boosts omega 3 fatty acid levels in brain

Ideas on Tap Research Mixer Jan. 24

                          Sign up today to present your research poster at http://go.uic.edu/IOT. Targeted audience University of Illinois College of Medicine Faculty, Fellows, Residents, and Student. More News

By |2019-01-09T09:49:34-05:00January 9th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Ideas on Tap Research Mixer Jan. 24

New Publications

Fellow Sara Matani published the below articles during her fellowship: Matani, S. & Mihailescu, D. A Rare but Threatening Reaction - Respiratory distress after RAI. Oral Presentation at AACE Illinois Chapter Meeting – Loyola University – October 2018. Matani, S. & Barengolts, E. Cinacalcet as an Adjuvant Treatment and Prevention of Hypercalcemia in FGF-23 Tumors Two Case Reports of [...]

By |2019-01-09T09:28:40-05:00January 9th, 2019|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on New Publications

UIC Needle Exchange and HIV Testing Site Expands Medical Services

Clinical services to prevent and treat wounds, abscesses and infections caused as a result of injection drug use are now being offered at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Community Outreach Intervention Project’s, or COIP, west side field office. Services will be provided by physicians, nurses and students from UIC’s Urban Global Medicine Program and [...]

By |2019-01-08T16:36:38-05:00January 8th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on UIC Needle Exchange and HIV Testing Site Expands Medical Services