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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

How soon are you immune to the coronavirus after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?

Dr. Richard Novak, chief of infectious diseases weighs in on how soon you are immune to the coronavirus after receiving the COVID19 vaccine. Click here to read the full article.

By |2020-12-11T13:41:00-06:00December 11th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on How soon are you immune to the coronavirus after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?

Service Award Ceremony January 7, 2021

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October 29, 2020 – A conversation on COVID-19 in Chicago’s Latinx Community

A conversation on COVID-19 in Chicago’s Latinx Community Presented by the Department of Medicine Inclusion Council Panelists: Allison Arwady, MD, MPH Commissioner Chicago Department of Public Health Maximo O. Brito, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Chicago Latinx COVID-19 Prevention Task Force Miguel Blancarte Jr. Regional Director of Community [...]

By |2020-10-22T11:45:33-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on October 29, 2020 – A conversation on COVID-19 in Chicago’s Latinx Community

University of Illinois System “Rising to the Challenge” podcast features Dr. Richard Novak on vaccine trials.

"Rising to the Challenge” is a new six-part podcast series from the University of Illinois System and WILL Radio TV Online that explores work from across the U of I System to combat COVID-19. Each episode takes you behind the scenes to learn about exciting new discoveries and initiatives directly from the experts. The podcast [...]

By |2020-09-18T16:26:42-05:00September 18th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on University of Illinois System “Rising to the Challenge” podcast features Dr. Richard Novak on vaccine trials.

New remdesivir trial at UIC tests drug in combination with baricitinib

Richard Novak, MD The University of Illinois at Chicago is enrolling patients in a second clinical trial to study the drug remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19. Funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), this international randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial will study the antiviral drug in combination with an [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:08:18-05:00May 20th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on New remdesivir trial at UIC tests drug in combination with baricitinib

Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments

Left to Right: Drs. Jerry Krishnan and Richard Novak The University of Illinois at Chicago is participating in two separate clinical trials led by Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD and Richard Novak, MD for COVID-19 treatments. COVID-19 is caused by a highly contagious virus called SARS-CoV-2 that results in acute lung injury and respiratory [...]

By |2020-04-07T10:54:08-05:00April 7th, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News, DOM Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep, and Allergy News|Comments Off on Clinical trials led by DOM faculty investigate COVID-19 treatments

UIC Center for Global Health Special Webinar – COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Responses

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By |2020-03-23T16:41:40-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on UIC Center for Global Health Special Webinar – COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Responses

Save the Date: Ideas on Tap Research Mixer – January 23, 2020

Dr. Richard Novak – Pioneer in Medicine Award Recipient

The University of Illinois College of Medicine celebrates its tradition of excellence through the recognition of individuals who have significantly supported the mission of the college. Dr. Richard Novak, professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine, and director of the University Community Care Network at UIC was [...]

By |2019-12-05T10:35:10-06:00November 20th, 2019|Department of Medicine, DOM Infectious Diseases News|Comments Off on Dr. Richard Novak – Pioneer in Medicine Award Recipient
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