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At the University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago, research is one of our core strengths. The Chicago campus facilities and opportunities are best in class, and the studies and initiatives have real world impact.

  • 370 + Faculty involved in Research

  • 85 M+ Funding awarded for Research

  • 2,000 + Active Projects

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Center for Global Health
The purpose of this center is to position the UI College of Medicine as a national leader in global health.
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Institute for Minority Health Research
Collaborates with experts across UIC, as well as state agencies, other universities, and community organizations, with the goal of working towards eliminating health disparities in vulnerable populations.
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Center for Magnetic Resonance Research
A center of excellence in imaging, with institution-wide programs involving all departments to use state-of-the-art facilities for discipline-specific research.
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Center for Research on Women and Gender
This center conducts research on women and gender, with a focus on work, health and culture.

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Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago Heading link

The Chicago campus is lucky to have the Library of Health Sciences as a resource. Whether you are a faculty member, student, or resident, you can take advantage of their services and vast collection.

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The College of Medicine is part of a larger University research institution. Incredible work is being done across UIC to advance a variety of scientific disciplines.

Learn more about what's happening across the university