We have received an NIH R35 grant (2021-2026) to support our ongoing project: "Combined Computational and Experimental Analyses of Gene Regulation by MicroRNAs". This project has been continuously funded by the NIH since 2010, and results from this impactful work have been cited by thousands of publications.
Last year, the UIC Anesthesiology Class of 2020 inspired our whole department to come together, in their honor, to continue their spirit of service and promote our patients’ health by partnering with the Pilsen Food Pantry. Our goals of raising awareness and supporting our UI Health community were not only met, but we surpassed our [...]
UI Health Diabetes Center hosted its annual Bike Ride fundraiser, ‘The Sweet Ride’, on Saturday, September 18, 2021. If you would like to donate go to: https://go.uic.edu/SweetRideDonate.
We received an NIH RADx pilot grant on COVID-19 screening using our newly developed RT-LAMP assays. This project is in collaboration with Dr. Nahed Ismail from Department of Pathology.
We congratulate the following 2020-2021 Ob/Gyn faculty, residents, and midwives who were honored this year: Affiliate Service Award – Perry Clark Medical Student Teaching Awards: PGY1: Nicky Nienow-Birch, MD PGY2: Nada Hussein, MD PGY3: Darlene Ariel, MD PGY4: Carly Kruse, MD, MSc Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching – Meredith Pavicic MD [...]
The prestigious Gabriel L. Plaa Education Award of the Society of Toxicology recognizes outstanding postdoctoral fellows that make significant contributions in the field of mechanistic toxicology. The Gabriel Plaa education award of the Society of Toxicology Mechanisms Specialty Section recognizes outstanding postdoctoral fellows that make significant contributions in the field of mechanistic toxicology. Elvis [...]
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) in celebration of Global Wellness Day on June 12, 2021, has launched their new ASA Well-Being Webpage highlighting resources which promote the well-being of Physicians and other Health Care Workers. The following members of our UIC Anesthesiology faculty were involved in the development of the website: Dr. Lisa Adiutori, [...]
UIC Anesthesiology Faculty Educates US Congressman and Hospital Executives on the Challenges of Physicians Seeking COVID-Related Mental Health Care
In the May 24,2021 edition of the Daily Herald, the article, “Hospital execs describe COVID's toll on mental health of front-line personnel,” reported that US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi hosted a round table discussion with health care professionals to explore the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of front-line medical workers. Dr. Barbara Jericho pointed [...]
Julie Bobitt, PhD, has received funding from the Midwest Roybal Center for Health Promotion and Translation to conduct a mixed-method evaluation of Wits Wellness, a holistic, multi-modal workshop series for adults ages 50 and over. Using a two-arm randomized controlled trial to determine the feasibility and acceptability of Wits Wellness at locations throughout Illinois, Dr. Bobitt and [...]