Published Wed 4/26/17
April 26, 2017: Issam Awad, MD, director of neurovascular surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, will lead a new program that melds the latest neuroscience research with clinical practice to improve care for patients with neurological diseases.
Published Fri 10/5/18
We spoke with football star Desmond Clark, American Cancer Society of Illinois representative Meg Fischer, as well as renowned UChicago Medicine cancer surgeons Dr. Jean Bao and Dr. Jennifer Tseng about breast cancer awareness and care.
Published Wed 11/8/17
The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital is the first medical center in Illinois to offer MIBG therapy for neuroblastoma.
Published Wed 3/23/16
Individuals with a psychiatric disorder involving recurrent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger — road rage, for example — are more than twice as likely to have been exposed to a common parasite than healthy individuals with no psychiatric diagnosis. In a study involving 358 adult subjects, a team led by researchers from the University of Chicago found that toxoplasmosis, a relatively harmless parasitic infection carried by an estimated 30 percent of all humans, is associated with intermittent explosive disorder and increased aggression.
Published Wed 1/8/14
January 8, 2014: A physician-scientist who broke new ground in cell transplantation for eye diseases, J. Terry Ernest, MD, PhD, the Cynthia Chow Professor Emeritus and former chairman of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the University of Chicago, died on Dec. 26, 2013, in Chicago after a long illness. He was 78.
Published Mon 10/24/16
October 24, 2016: The 2016 MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics and Health Outcomes, a $50,000 award and the largest in clinical medical ethics, has been awarded to Norman Fost, MD, MPH, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and Medical History and Bioethics at University of Wisconsin.
Published Fri 3/23/18
This is the first in a series of articles on the five promises we make to each child under our care and in our community. Today, we share a video from John M. Cunningham, MD, chair of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief of Comer Children's Hospital. We also share stories from our experts in cancer, blood diseases, cardiology, neurology and surgery.
Published Fri 5/30/14
May 30, 2014: The first two awards under the University of Chicago Medicine's new $100,000 UCM Innovations Grant Program were presented at this month's 9th Annual Quality and Safety Symposium.
Published Wed 5/28/14
May 28, 2014: David Meltzer, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine and chief, Section of Hospital Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine, has received the 2014 John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentoring Award by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Published Thu 11/10/16
Stacy Lindau's program that uses electronic medical records to connect Chicagoans with health resources in their community could be a model for other efforts nationally.