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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

Celebrating The Life of Tom Stamos, MD, MPH, FACC

Dear Colleagues, It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend, Dr. Thomas Stamos, professor of medicine. Dr. Stamos was revered for his exemplary leadership. In the Division of Cardiology, he held positions as clinical chief, director of Heart Failure, director of the Echocardiography Lab, medical center director for [...]

By |2018-12-12T14:39:55-05:00December 12th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Celebrating The Life of Tom Stamos, MD, MPH, FACC

Introduction to Dissemination and Implementation Science for Healthcare Professionals and Researchers

Title: Introduction to Dissemination and Implementation Science for Healthcare Professionals and Researchers Date: Saturday, November 10th Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm Location: UIC College of Medicine Research Building 7175 909 South Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612

By |2018-11-19T13:22:47-05:00October 30th, 2018|DOM CDIS Events|Comments Off on Introduction to Dissemination and Implementation Science for Healthcare Professionals and Researchers

PHAT LIFE project featured in an NIH News Release

PHAT Life, a group risk-reduction intervention that uses role-playing, videos, games, and skill-building exercises to promote knowledge about HIV/AIDS, positive coping, and problem-solving skills for high-risk teens in the juvenile justice system, showed great potential for reducing sexual risk-taking. The findings were published in Health Psychology, funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and [...]

By |2018-11-19T11:12:44-05:00October 30th, 2018|DOM Center for Dissemination and Implementation News|Comments Off on PHAT LIFE project featured in an NIH News Release

IMARA workshops beginning August 11th

IMARA stands for Informed, Motivated, Aware, and Responsible about AIDS. IMARA is an HIV prevention program featuring workshops aimed at helping African American teenagers and their female caregivers/mothers work together to address risk behavior, improve parent-teen communication about sex and other topics, develop affect management skills, practice conflict resolution, and incorporate issues of gender, power, [...]

By |2018-11-19T11:14:52-05:00October 30th, 2018|DOM Center for Dissemination and Implementation News|Comments Off on IMARA workshops beginning August 11th

Implementation Science Workshop at Atma Jaya Catholic University – Jakarta

In July 2018, Geri Donenberg, CDIS Director, traveled to Atma Jaya Catholic University in Jakarta, Indonesia to conduct a workshop on translation science entitled “Implementation Science: Why, What and How?” The workshop was conducted as a part of the UIC/AJCU Training Program in Advanced Research Methods and Translational Science, sponsored by NIH’s Fogarty International Center, [...]

By |2018-11-19T11:15:59-05:00October 30th, 2018|DOM Center for Dissemination and Implementation News|Comments Off on Implementation Science Workshop at Atma Jaya Catholic University – Jakarta

Developing an automated virtual health coach

An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create an SMS-based virtual health coach that would help overweight people set and achieve healthy eating and exercise goals. The $1.2 million, four-year grant will enable the development of an automated virtual health [...]

By |2018-10-22T15:52:19-05:00October 22nd, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Developing an automated virtual health coach