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Reducing HIV, other STIs among young black women in South Africa

Geri Donenberg The University of Illinois at Chicago is one of eight universities awarded funding by the National Institutes of Health to prevent and treat sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, among adolescents and young adults in Africa and Brazil. Collectively, the international projects are known as Prevention and Treatment through a Comprehensive Care [...]

By |2018-10-10T09:50:59-05:00October 10th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Reducing HIV, other STIs among young black women in South Africa

Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – October 18, 2018

The department of medicine scholarly activities council will host an Ideas on Tap Research Mixer on Thursday, October 18. The theme will be Digital Health. Join us by sharing your recent research via poster. You can sign up to present your poster at http://go.uic.edu/IOT.  All poster topics will be accepted.

By |2018-10-01T10:41:15-05:00October 1st, 2018|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – October 18, 2018

AFib linked to family history in blacks, Latinos

Dr. Dawood Darbar Despite being the most common heart arrhythmia disorder in the U.S., there is not much research on the causes of atrial fibrillation in minority populations. While researchers know that black and Latino individuals are less likely than whites to develop the condition, which is also known as AFib, they cannot [...]

By |2018-09-26T14:40:59-05:00September 26th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on AFib linked to family history in blacks, Latinos

UIC joins Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center

Dr. Brian Layden The University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Medicine is a new member of the Chicago Diabetes Training and Research Center. The membership comes with a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, which will support researchers investigating diabetes and other endocrine-related diseases and help purchase specialized research [...]

By |2018-09-21T14:37:26-05:00September 19th, 2018|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on UIC joins Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center

UIC to lead study of negative pressure wound therapy in obese and diabetic patients

Dr. Susan Bleasdale Surgical site infections are a significant complication that can prevent proper wound healing, require expensive treatment and may even lead to death in severe cases. Patients with higher body mass indices and with diabetes have an increased risk of developing incision infections. With a $1.7 million, two-year grant from the [...]

By |2018-09-19T11:09:13-05:00September 19th, 2018|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on UIC to lead study of negative pressure wound therapy in obese and diabetic patients

Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – October 18, 2018

The department of medicine scholarly activities council will host an Ideas on Tap Research Mixer on Thursday, October 18. The theme will be Digital Health. Join us by sharing your recent research via poster. You can sign up to present your poster at http://go.uic.edu/IOT.  All poster topics will be accepted.

By |2018-09-07T14:47:34-05:00September 7th, 2018|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – October 18, 2018

University of Illinois Hospital ranked “High Performing” in Nephrology and Cancer divisions for 2018-19 US News and World Report

2018-19 U.S. News and World Report ranking U.S. News and World Report, online news magazine have released the National 2018-19 Best Hospital rankings for the 29th Annual year running. The online news magazine best known for ranking all the Colleges, Universities, Hospitals nationally has compared more than 4,500 medical centers across 25 specialties, [...]

By |2019-06-24T10:15:06-05:00August 29th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News, DOM Nephrology News|Comments Off on University of Illinois Hospital ranked “High Performing” in Nephrology and Cancer divisions for 2018-19 US News and World Report

Lung cancer screening guidelines inadequate for high-risk minorities

Lawrence E. Feldman, MD Mary Pasquinelli, APN Data from a lung cancer screening program at the University of Illinois at Chicago provides evidence that national lung cancer screening guidelines, which were developed based on the National Lung Screening Trial, or NLST, in 2011 and recommend screening based on age and smoking [...]

By |2018-08-27T12:03:34-05:00August 27th, 2018|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on Lung cancer screening guidelines inadequate for high-risk minorities