Science Life: Research and Discoveries

Elephant
​Zombie gene protects against cancer — in elephants

While studying a known cancer suppressing gene in elephants, Vincent Lynch and colleagues found another gene that had somehow evolved a new on-switch to help bring it back from the dead to fight cancer too.

Medicaid expansion leads to greater access to diabetes medications
Diabetes medications
Chicago’s violent crime rates tied to high blood pressure, obesity
A nurse with the first patient served at the new UChicago Medicine emergency department