December 17, 2015: UChicago plan includes a level 1 adult trauma center on its campus; new and expanded ER; and increase in hospital beds to meet community needs
December 17, 2015: The University of Chicago Medicine has decided to build a Level 1 adult trauma center at its Medical Center campus.
December 14, 2015: Multiple sclerosis (MS) may be triggered by the death of brain cells that make myelin, the insulation around nerve fibers, according to research on a novel mouse model
December 14, 2015: For more than a decade, researchers studying the newest anticancer drugs have taken extra biopsies solely for the purpose of trying to understand the pharmacodynamics -- what the drug does to the tumor -- of a new anticancer drug.
December 10, 2015: Most organisms on Earth, from bacteria to humans, possesses a circadian clock -- a biological mechanism that synchronizes activities such as rest or growth to daily changes in a 24-hour day.
December 11, 2015: Thyroid cancer survivors report poor quality of life after diagnosis and treatment compared with other patients who are diagnosed with more lethal cancers, according to new research from the University of Chicago Medicine.
December 10, 2015: While many studies have examined the impact of bias based on race, gender or sexual orientation, religious discrimination in the health care workplace has received little research attention.
December 10, 2015: The evolution of the striking, wing-like pectoral fins of skates and rays relied on repurposed genes, according to new research by scientists from the University of Chicago.
December 8, 2015: The Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3) at the University of Chicago will receive a $1 million, 2-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
UChicago Medicine is one of three sites in the US participating in a clinical trial to see if a vaccine can stimulate the immune system to fight cervical cancer.
November 25, 2015: The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences, along with the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lennox, is one of three study sites in the United States participating in a clinical trial.
November 23, 2015: By collecting samples from the portal vein -- which carries blood from the gastrointestinal tract, including from the pancreas, to the liver -- physicians can learn far more about a patient's pancreatic cancer than by relying on peripheral blood from a more easily accessed vein in the arm.
November 23, 2015: Two distinguished scientists and educators have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.