UIC Global Health Colloquium – 11/3/2021 12pm

November 3, 2021 UIC Global Health Colloquium 12:00pm - 1:15pm "Global Pandemics Interconnected - Malnutrition and COVID-19 in Indonesia" Vanessa Oddo, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition College of Applied Health Sciences University of Illinois Chicago Register HERE (required)

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Two papers published this month

We published two papers online this month! One paper, led by Gongyu, was published in Nucleic Acids Research entitled "OncoDB: an interactive online database for analysis of gene expression and viral infection in cancer".  The other paper, led by Xinyi, was published in International Journal of Cancer entitled "Impact of Human Papillomavirus on the Tumor [...]

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Moving Beyond Bias and Microaggressions 10-27-21

Moving Beyond Bias and Microaggressions Presented by Internal Medicine Residency and the Department of Medicine Inclusion Council   Objective of ARIM Lecture Series: To learn about racism in medicine and provide tools for making change moving forward  Khalilah Gates, MD Assistant Dean of Medical Education Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Education Division of Pulmonary [...]

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Experiences with a violence and mental health safety protocol for a randomized controlled trial to support youth living with HIV

Kate Merrill, PhD and colleagues explored the safety protocol experiences for youth enrolled in Project YES! (Youth Engaging for Success), a peer-mentoring intervention for youth living with HIV in Zambia. The safety protocol was used for youth who reported severe violence and/or suicidal thoughts on research surveys or during meetings. The experiences of the safety [...]

By |2022-01-27T15:43:37-06:00October 15th, 2021|DOM CDIS Publications|Comments Off on Experiences with a violence and mental health safety protocol for a randomized controlled trial to support youth living with HIV

Mitigating lung damage, mortality due to SARS-CoV-2

Left to Right: Asrar Malik and Jalees Rehman In a new paper, researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago report that a drug approved for treating patients with autoimmune disease helped to prevent lung damage and death in mice infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19 in humans. The results of their [...]

By |2021-10-14T10:10:29-05:00October 14th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Mitigating lung damage, mortality due to SARS-CoV-2

UIC Anesthesiology Celebrates the 2021 Fellowship Match!

The results are finally in and we are ready to celebrate our Seniors who successfully matched to their desired practice options and fellowship programs across the nation. CONGRATULATIONS! Andrew Black, MD Regional Fellowship Univ. of Colorado - Denver Arrthy Gnanendran, DO Pain Fellowship UIC John Merriman, MD Pain [...]

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UIC Anesthesiology Travels and Zooms to ANESTHESIOLOGY 2021 in San Diego, CA, October 8-12, 2021

Our Department has a strong in-person and virtual presence at this year’s hybrid annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ANESTHESIOLOGY 2021). Whether hosting a panel discussion, presenting a poster, participating in committee work or participating in advocacy, UIC Anesthesiology has a seat at the table in all aspects of our ASA. Below is [...]

By |2021-10-08T12:35:05-05:00October 8th, 2021|Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on UIC Anesthesiology Travels and Zooms to ANESTHESIOLOGY 2021 in San Diego, CA, October 8-12, 2021

Examining partnership-health associations among transgender individuals using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data

Ashley Kendall, PhD and colleagues examined romantic partnership status as a potential protective factor of health among transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals. Using U.S. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data, they conducted the first tests of partnership-health associations among TGNC individuals using health outcomes among five domains: general health, physical health, mental health, [...]

By |2022-01-28T14:50:32-06:00October 1st, 2021|DOM CDIS Publications|Comments Off on Examining partnership-health associations among transgender individuals using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data
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