All health medicine

MRI and FROC imaging of prostate cancer (F)

March 26, 2015

Defense grant helps UIC urologist bring prostate cancer into focus

UIC-developed imaging may show aggressive tumors needing treatment

Camp STAR for kids with ADHA

March 23, 2015

Summer treatment program for kids with ADHD begins June 15

Life-changing camp for children ages 6-12 is fun, too

Dr. Damiano Rondelli (1st from left) with Dr. M. Kalashetty, BMT Coordinator (2nd from left), Dr. G. Kilara, Director of the MSR Cancer Centre (4th from right) at the launch of the BMT unit in Bangalore, India.

March 18, 2015

UI Health physician helps launch bone marrow unit in Bangalore

Ongoing partnership with hospital in India includes training, research

Andrew Boyd, Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences / Photo: Roberta Dupuis-Devlin. Click on image to download.

March 16, 2015

As diagnosis codes change, data lost in translation – both ways

Transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 complicates data analysis over time

notebook and pen on top of anatomy textbook

March 11, 2015

U of I president recommends approval of Urbana medical school

University Board of Trustees will consider plan Thursday

hand holding petri dish

March 5, 2015

Gut bacteria may contribute to diabetes in black males

Fewer beneficial intestinal organisms found in men with pre-diabetes

Anne Boullerne and Doug Feinstein

March 4, 2015

Strong genetic risk factor for MS discovered in five affected siblings

Researchers find variant almost doubles women’s risk for disabling disease

Depression - Rejection reaction brain scans (F)

February 27, 2015

Heightened social pain in depression tied to pain perception

Physical, emotional pain colored by neurochemical mechanism

Vertebrobasilar Flow

February 12, 2015

UIC-led clinical trial IDs patients at higher risk of second stroke

Research may lead to more effective treatments using available technology

Marcelo Bonini (F)

February 9, 2015

Researchers uncover signal that switches cells to cancerous metabolism

Drugs that target cancer metabolism could improve efficacy of cancer treatment