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Dr. Susan Bleasdale weighs in on new drug resistant fungus

Dr. Susan Bleasdale is quoted in an article on CNN.com about the new multi-drug resistant fungus Candida auris, which is taking hold at hospitals across the country. The patients Dr. Bleasdale has seen in Illinois, for example, are chronically ill people who acquired the fungus in long-term care facilities, where they receive a number of [...]

By |2019-04-10T12:13:42-05:00April 10th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Dr. Susan Bleasdale weighs in on new drug resistant fungus

New UIC center aims to improve research impact

The UIC Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science (CDIS) has a simple vision: to improve health around the world by speeding the delivery of proven interventions and programs to the people who will most benefit from them. “In order to effectively disseminate interventions and programs, we need to know more about how to design interventions [...]

By |2019-02-08T11:58:12-05:00February 8th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on New UIC center aims to improve research impact

22 department of medicine providers named among the region’s top physicians

Twenty two department of medicine providers were named among the region's top physicians by Castle Connolly, the consumer healthcare guide. Seven of the recognized providers were featured in Chicago magazine's January 2019 "Top Doctors" list. More News

Scholarly Activities Day 2019 – Poster registration is now open

Save the Date for the Department of Medicine’s 7th Annual Scholarly Activities Day on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 8:30AM – 2:00PM. This year’s theme is “Innovations in Clinical and Basic Science”. The theme is designed to represent diverse factors that drive poor health and disease outcomes, emphasizing research from the bench (basic) to the [...]

By |2019-02-05T11:34:57-05:00February 5th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Scholarly Activities Day 2019 – Poster registration is now open

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