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Celiac disease permanently reshapes immune cells in the intestine

Published Thu 2/7/19

New research shows how chronic inflammation in patients with celiac disease permanently “scars” the community of immune cells in the small intestine, which may have a lasting impact on how the gut responds in the future.

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Q&A: Reducing the stomach without surgery

Published Sat 7/1/17

A new alternative to traditional obesity surgery can help you jump-start your weight loss. Christopher Chapman, MD, answers frequently asked questions about endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), a new alternative to traditional obesity surgery.

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Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty jumpstarts weight loss without incisions

Published Sat 7/1/17

In January 2017, Gregory Fulham became the first person in Chicago to undergo endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), a new nonsurgical weight loss procedure offered at the University of Chicago Medicine's Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT).

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Two conditions that seem like celiac disease, but aren't

Published Fri 1/17/20

Celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, wheat allergy and gluten intolerance: What’s the difference? University of Chicago Medicine pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Ritu Verma explains.

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Anterior hip surgery gets oak forest mom back on the move

Published Fri 3/2/18

At age 47, Michelle Pruitt of Oak Forest, an energetic mother of five and grandmother of three, had her left hip replaced at University of Chicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial in February.

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How to fall (safely) on ice

Published Tue 3/5/19

Sports medicine expert Aravind Athiviraham, MD, explains how to fall on ice without seriously hurting yourself.

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UChicago Medicine gets new look in the South Loop

Published Fri 4/6/18

The South Loop outpatient center unveils updated storefront and its new, illuminated "UChicago Medicine" sign on Southgate Market's exterior.

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Capping off Nurses Week 2018

Published Mon 5/21/18

UChicago Medicine capped off Nurses Week 2018 with its Nursing and Interdisciplinary Excellence Awards ceremony, including educational and spiritual events in support of nursing.

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Quality and Safety Symposium 2018

Published Wed 5/23/18

​The Quality and Safety Symposium is an annual event at UChicago Medicine that brings faculty, staff and trainees together to share their ideas on improving the standard of patient care.​​

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Tiny valves help some emphysema patients breathe better – and avoid surgery

Published Wed 11/20/19

Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction is a new, reversible procedure being performed at UChicago Medicine that involves no surgery and can help patients with severe emphysema breathe better.