A Chicago-area family with a deep commitment to supporting science and medicine is giving $100 million to establish The Duchossois Family Institute at the University of Chicago Medicine, which seeks to accelerate research and interventions based on how the human immune system, microbiome and genetics interact to maintain health.
In a study published this week, a research team led by Robert Gibbons, PhD, the Blum-Riese Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, describes a new computerized adaptive test that can accurately measure a patient's suicide risk in just two minutes without the need for a clinical interview.
Mark Morrison struggled with Type 1 diabetes for forty years. Eventually his blood sugar swings came on without warning and the disease became life threatening. Morrison underwent pancreatic islet transplantation — a procedure that transplants insulin-producing islets from a deceased donor into the recipient’s liver. Today, Morrison no longer needs insulin injections