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Department of Medicine FY2018 Annual Report

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to present our inaugural Annual Report of the Department of Medicine (DOM) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. The report highlights accomplishments for the fiscal year 2018. Since arriving in the DOM, it has been my pleasure to welcome seven new division chiefs, all who are [...]

The “Sweet Ride” Bike Ride Fundraiser

The UI Health Diabetes Center is having its first Bike Ride fundraiser, "The Sweet Ride", on September 15, 2019. 100% of the proceeds go directly to our mission, which is Transforming Diabetes Care & Research in Chicago. Cost is $50 per person (T-shirt & water bottle included). Distances range from a couple miles to 10, [...]

By |2019-08-02T14:06:25-06:00August 2nd, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on The “Sweet Ride” Bike Ride Fundraiser

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Receives Philanthropic Gift from Medical School Alumni

We are excited to announce that the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Dr. Bryan Layden has received a philanthropic gift from one of the University of Illinois College of Medicine most accomplished medical school alumni, Dr. Lester Salans. Dr. Salans is internationally recognized in the fields of diabetes mellitus, obesity and [...]

By |2019-05-28T11:59:35-06:00May 28th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Receives Philanthropic Gift from Medical School Alumni

22 department of medicine providers named among the region’s top physicians

Twenty two department of medicine providers were named among the region's top physicians by Castle Connolly, the consumer healthcare guide. Seven of the recognized providers were featured in Chicago magazine's January 2019 "Top Doctors" list. More News

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 |2019-01-10T14:21:12-06:00January 10th, 2019|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Technique boosts omega 3 fatty acid levels in brain

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 |2019-01-09T09:28:40-06:00January 9th, 2019|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on New Publications

Dr. Jose Cordoba-Chacon part of new Adult-onset hepatocyte GH resistance

An article titled “Adult-onset hepatocyte GH resistance promotes NASH in male mice, without severe systemic metabolic dysfunction” has been recently co-published by one of our doctors. https://doi.org/10.1210/en.2018-00669   The manuscript is co-authored by: Jose Cordoba-Chacon, Andre Sarmento-Cabral, Mercedes del Rio-Moreno, Alberto Diaz-Ruiz, Papasani V Subbaiah, Rhonda D Kineman;   Dr. Kineman serves as the corresponding [...]

By |2018-10-11T11:39:13-06:00October 11th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Dr. Jose Cordoba-Chacon part of new Adult-onset hepatocyte GH resistance

UIC joins Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center

"The University of Illinois at Chicago 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 at UIC investigating diabetes and other endocrine-related diseases and help purchase specialized research equipment and materials. The [...]

By |2018-09-10T09:33:48-06:00September 10th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on UIC joins Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center

Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul’s research published in “Frontiers in Endocrinology”

Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul Congratulations to Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul for her research on the relationship between morning/evening preference and BMI among people with prediabetes which was published in the journal "Frontiers in Endocrinology" Read more about her research on the UIC today website

By |2018-10-03T13:48:17-06:00August 16th, 2018|DOM Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism News|Comments Off on Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul’s research published in “Frontiers in Endocrinology”