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Global Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) training program supports development of international bone marrow transplant programs

Training program participants and staff (from left): Dr. Ariel Amaru (San Andres University, La Paz, Bolivia); Dr. Kateryna Filonenko (National Cancer Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine); Dr. Olowoselubaba Olowoselu (University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria); Amanda Rivera, Global BMT program assistant, UIC hematology-oncology staff; Damiano Rondelli Global BMT initiative founder and director and chief of hematology/oncology; Dr. [...]

By |2018-08-17T12:31:22+00:00August 17th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Global Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) training program supports development of international bone marrow transplant programs

Rate of Catheter-Related Infections Reaches Zero

Alfredo Jose Mena Lora, MD Catheter-related infections occur when bacteria originating from the catheter travels into a patient’s bloodstream or urinary tract.  These infections are common, costly, and can result in serious harm or death to the patient.  Alfredo J. Mena Lora, M.D., was able to reduce the rate of infection by 90% [...]

By |2018-10-12T11:43:32+00:00August 14th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Rate of Catheter-Related Infections Reaches Zero

UI Health recognized for achievement in heart failure care

UI Health recently received a prestigious award from the American Heart Association (AHA) that recognized our commitment to providing effective heart failure care using the most advanced procedures available. The AHA honored UI Health with the Get with the Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll. UI Health earned [...]

By |2018-08-01T11:12:26+00:00August 1st, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on UI Health recognized for achievement in heart failure care

$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+00:00July 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+00:00July 24th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on New 1 year fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology

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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00July 20th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Summer Research Fellowship – Endocrine Society