2018 AACR annual meeting: Driving innovative cancer science to patient care

Published Wed 4/25/18

UChicago cancer experts showcased their latest research findings at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), the premier international cancer research organization.


UChicago Medicine, Chicago Sky break the Guinness World Record for largest basketball lesson

Published Sun 7/8/18

UChicago Medicine and the WNBA’s Chicago Sky officially broke the Guinness World Record for the largest basketball lesson, which took place during this year’s inaugural #ChicagoFit Health and Fitness Festival.


RBC race raises over $316,000 for research at Comer Children’s Hospital

Published Fri 11/3/17

The 15th annual RBC Race for the Kids at Comer Children’s Hospital raised more than $316,000 to support pediatric research at the University of Chicago Medicine. More than 1,500 runners and walkers toed the starting line at the Oct. 15 race, which started and ended on the University of Chicago’s main quad.


​Involving 'All of Us' in research to prevent diseases

Published Mon 2/26/18

Population-based studies provide a unique opportunity for scientists to follow a large group of people over an extended period of time to see how exposure—environment, occupation, city of residence, for example—may relate to incidence of chronic diseases such as cancer.


2018 ASCO Annual Meeting: Expanding the reach of precision medicine

Published Fri 6/8/18

Highlights from the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the world's leading professional organization for physicians and professionals caring for people with cancer.


The All of Us Research Program kicks off in Chicago

Published Wed 5/2/18

The All of Us Research Program is aiming to speed up medical breakthroughs by learning about the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that influence health. Chicagoans will have the opportunity to be part of the All of Us program at the national launch event on Sunday, May 6 at Chase Promenade South in Millennium Park.