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.


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.


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).


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.​​


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.