Dr. Mladen Vidovich was awarded the Chancellor’s Translational Research Initiative Award!

Dr. Mladen Vidovich was awarded the Chancellor's Translational Research Initiative Award! Eleven projects with high commercialization potential were selected for 2022 CTRI Awards. UIC Innovation awarded $275,000 to help UIC researchers prove the viability of their ideas and advance their projects towards commercialization through the Chancellor's Translational Research Initiative (CTRI). This year's CTRI award recipients [...]

By |2022-05-02T15:57:57-05:00May 2nd, 2022|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|0 Comments

Department of Medicine Scholarly Activities Day

Join Us for Scholarly Activities Day on March 10, 2022 Register in advance at http://go.uic.edu/SAday2022

Congratulations to our 2nd Quarter FY22 Top Box Docs!

We are thrilled to share with you that in the second quarter of FY22 these Department of Medicine physicians achieved 100% Top Box Scores for 'Recommend this Provider Office,' 'Rate the Provider (0-10),' and 'Physician Communication Quality.'Congratulations!

Mitigating lung damage, mortality due to SARS-CoV-2

Left to Right: Asrar Malik and Jalees Rehman In a new paper, researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago report that a drug approved for treating patients with autoimmune disease helped to prevent lung damage and death in mice infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19 in humans. The results of their [...]

By |2021-10-14T10:10:29-05:00October 14th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Mitigating lung damage, mortality due to SARS-CoV-2

Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos recognized among Chicago’s Top Cardiologists

Congratulations to Drs. Joan Briller and George Kondos who were listed in the Chicago Mag as top heart docs in cardiovascular disease. https://bit.ly/3AKVdJh

By |2021-07-08T12:19:58-05:00July 8th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Drs. Joan Briller and George T. Kondos recognized among Chicago’s Top Cardiologists

New mutation raises risk for AFib, heart failure for people of color

Dawood Darbar (Photo: Jenny Fontaine) A new mutation found in a gene associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation poses a significantly increased risk for heart failure in Black people. The discovery, made by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago, could change current guidelines that recommend against genetic testing in people [...]

By |2021-05-06T11:57:06-05:00May 6th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on New mutation raises risk for AFib, heart failure for people of color

Even during a pandemic, ‘Harvey’ continues teaching UIC med students

Dr. George Kondos, vice head for the Department of Medicine, has used a simulator known as Harvey to educate medical students on how to give a cardiology exam. Since COVID-19 made classes go online he has been using it remotely to teach more than 300 students. Over the last 30 years, Dr. George [...]

By |2021-04-01T16:19:27-05:00April 1st, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on Even during a pandemic, ‘Harvey’ continues teaching UIC med students

SAVE the DATE – Scholarly Activities Day 2021

Scholarly Activities Day is back and will be held virtually! Register in advance at: https://go.uic.edu/DOMSAday2021   More News

UIC Cardiology Fellows on CARDIONERDS

The CardioNerds Cardiology Case Reports series shines light on the hidden curriculum of medical storytelling. CardioNerds (Amit Goyal & Karan Desai) join University of Illinois at Chicago cardiology fellows (Brody Slostad, Kavin Arasar, and Mary Rodriguez-Ziccardi) for a cup of tea from atop Hancock Tower! They discuss an illuminating case of altered mental status & electrical instability due to digitalis [...]

By |2021-01-04T11:30:12-06:00January 4th, 2021|Department of Medicine, DOM Cardiology News|Comments Off on UIC Cardiology Fellows on CARDIONERDS
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