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UChicago Medicine Adopts New Logo, to Rebrand Ingalls Facilities

The University of Chicago Medicine is rebranding Ingalls Memorial Hospital and its ambulatory facilities as it rolls out a new logo and brand architecture that reflects the academic medical center’s growing geographic reach and expanded services.
14-Sep-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Double Agents: Vessels That Help Cancers Spread Can Also Boost Immune Therapies

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Lymphatic vessels, often blamed for enabling cancer cells to spread from a primary location to many other sites, have a flip side. A team of researchers found that in patients being treated with checkpoint inhibitors, lymphangiogenesis boosts the...
11-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Scientists Create Alternate Evolutionary Histories in a Test Tube

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Scientists at the University of Chicago studied a massive set of genetic variants of an ancient protein, discovering a myriad of other ways that evolution could have turned out and revealing a central role for chance in evolutionary history.
11-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Systems Analysis Points to Links Between Toxoplasma Infection and Common Brain Diseases

Nearly one out of every three humans on earth has a lifelong infection with the brain-dwelling parasite Toxoplasma gondii. In the September 13 issue of Scientific Reports, researchers from multiple institutions describe efforts to learn how...
11-Sep-2017 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine Working to Offer Breakthrough CAR T-Cell Gene Therapy Approved Today by FDA

The University of Chicago Medicine is one of a limited number of U.S. sites working to offer a breakthrough gene therapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), which was just approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
30-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Genomic Data Platform to Focus on Children’s Health Issues

Investigators from the University of Chicago Medicine will play a central role in a five-year, $14.8 million effort by the National Institutes of Health, contingent upon available funding, to improve the understanding of inherited diseases.
15-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Safely Watch the Solar Eclipse

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Staring at the sun – even during a sky-darkening eclipse – requires extra eye safety precautions. Here's how to skygaze safely during the eclipse and a rundown of what can happen if you don't.
15-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UChicago Medicine Opens Multilingual Clinic for International Patients

The University of Chicago Medicine is opening a multilingual clinic in downtown Chicago for international patients and their families who need primary care beginning Aug. 15.
10-Aug-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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