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Congratulations to the Winners of the Scientific Excellence Awards

-------- The Department of Medicine hosted its annual Scholarly Activities Day on March 7th. The theme for the day was Innovations in Clinical and Basic Science  Dr. Kathy Griendling, Professor of Medicine, at Emory University was the keynote speaker who gave a talk entitled Poldip2, Nox4, and Vascular Disease. The [...]

By |2019-03-22T13:25:11-05:00March 22nd, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Congratulations to the Winners of the Scientific Excellence Awards

Medicine Grand Rounds | March 26, 2019

“Advances in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease” Featuring speaker Arlene Chapman, MD Tuesday, March 26, 2019 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm College of Medicine Research Building Moss Auditorium                     More News

By |2019-03-21T21:31:21-05:00March 21st, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Medicine Grand Rounds | March 26, 2019

UIC’s global transplant program expands in Ukraine

UMANA’s Dr. Maria Hrycelak and Dr. George Hrycelak met with UIC’s Dr. Damiano Rondelli, Dr. Daniel Hryhorczuk and Dr. Patricia Finn on March 5 to deliver a donation to the Global BMT Training Program (Photo: UIC) The UIC Global Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) Training Program funds travel and stay for physicians from [...]

By |2019-03-18T19:16:55-05:00March 18th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Hematology and Oncology News|Comments Off on UIC’s global transplant program expands in Ukraine

Medicine Grand Rounds | March 19, 2019

"What are We Measuring Anyway? Lessons Learned Along the Evolution of Molecular Testing" Featuring speaker John J. Friedewald, MD     Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm College of Medicine Research Building Moss Auditorium         More News

By |2019-03-13T10:27:57-05:00March 13th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Medicine Grand Rounds | March 19, 2019

American Liver Foundation Academic Liver Debate Victory

The American Liver Foundation hosts an annual Academic Liver Debate for the Great Lakes Region. The very popular, heavily attended and competitive event consists of the representation of all the major academic centers. With months of preparation, our Gastroenterology fellows were tasked with debating Loyola on the topic of locoregional therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma.  The [...]

By |2019-03-12T18:17:31-05:00March 12th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Gastrenterology & Hepotology News|Comments Off on American Liver Foundation Academic Liver Debate Victory

Medicine Grand Rounds | March 12, 2019

The next Medicine Grand Rounds topic of discussion will be “Stem Celled-enabled Cure of Type I Diabetes Mellitus: from Bench to Dogs to the Clinic,” featuring guest speaker Chistof Westenfelder, MD, FACP. It will be held on: Tuesday, March 12th at 12pm – 1pm College of Medicine Research Building Moss Auditorium         [...]

By |2019-03-06T11:13:07-05:00March 6th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Medicine Grand Rounds | March 12, 2019

Integrated Therapy Treating Obesity and Depression is Effective

An intervention combining behavioral weight loss treatment and problem-solving therapy with as-needed antidepressant medication for participants with co-occurring obesity and depression improved weight loss and depressive symptoms compared with routine physician care, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Obesity and depression commonly occur together. Approximately 43 percent of adults with [...]

By |2019-03-06T11:16:16-05:00March 5th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM AIM News|Comments Off on Integrated Therapy Treating Obesity and Depression is Effective

Medicine Grand Rounds | March 5, 2019

  The next Medicine Grand Rounds topic of discussion will be "Food as Medicine for Chronic Kidney Disease," featuring guest speaker Deidra Crews, MD, ScM. It will be held on: Tuesday, March 5th at 12pm - 1pm College of Medicine Research Building Moss Auditorium                 More News  

By |2019-03-06T11:07:04-05:00February 27th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Medicine Grand Rounds | March 5, 2019

Lunch Event with Kent Hoskins: “Precision Medicine, Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment, and Health Disparities”

  Join us next week for our next free lunch lecture, featuring Kent Hoskins, MD. He will be presenting on "Precision Medicine, Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment, and Health Disparities." Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:30-1:30 PM College of Medicine Research Building Moss Auditorium Free pizza will be provided. More News

By |2019-02-27T11:45:18-05:00February 25th, 2019|Department of Medicine|Comments Off on Lunch Event with Kent Hoskins: “Precision Medicine, Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment, and Health Disparities”