All Entries by Sharon Parmet

Neuron cell membrane structures include lipid rafts

July 28, 2016

Why do antidepressants take so long to work?

Researchers discover new binding site for SSRIs

Gary Slutkin

July 20, 2016

Cure Violence founder named a Chicago Humanitarian of the Year by UNICEF

Recognizes impact on improving children’s lives

close-up of the iris of an eye

July 20, 2016

Clinical trial tests cord tissue to treat macular degeneration

Supporting surviving rod and cone cells

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July 19, 2016

Abnormalities found in ‘insight’ areas of the brain in anorexia

Similar abnormalities in patients with body dysmorphic disorder

Gary Slutkin

July 12, 2016

Cure Violence rises to No. 14 on global NGO list

Cure Violence ranked 14th on list of non-governmental organizations

hand holding an x-ray of a neck

June 30, 2016

Risk of blindness from spine surgery down significantly

Improved surgical, anesthesia techniques cited

Gary Slutkin

June 23, 2016

Cure Violence rises to No. 14 on Top 500 global NGO list

Listed as a top 20 NGO for last 3 years

Endothelial cells formed from stem cells treated with growth factors and glutamine withdraw form blood vessels.

June 23, 2016

Starving stem cells may enable scientists to build better blood vessels

Shift in metabolism pushes cells to differentiate

UI Hospital building at dusk

June 14, 2016

New HIV clinic opens in Uptown

Larger space allows for more community-based HIV care

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