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US Surgeon General to speak Friday at UIC during opioid conference

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams, October 18, 2018 at UIC (Photo: UIC/Elizabeth Monge) June 6, 2019 Addiction, pain medicine and public policy experts will discuss modern strategies for managing opioid use, abuse and overdose at the “Addressing Chicagoland’s Opioid Crisis: A Healthcare Response” conference on June 7 at the University of Illinois [...]

By |2019-07-12T10:25:52-05:00June 6th, 2019|COM Events, UICOM, UICOM Spotlight|Comments Off on US Surgeon General to speak Friday at UIC during opioid conference

New neurons form in the brain into the tenth decade of life, even in people with Alzheimer’s

May 24, 2019 New neurons continue to be formed in the hippocampus into the tenth decade of life, even in people with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease (Illustration: Orly Lazarov, et al.) In a new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers examining post-mortem brain tissue from people ages 79 to 99 [...]

By |2019-07-12T10:28:07-05:00May 24th, 2019|COM News, COM Research, UICOM, UICOM Spotlight|Comments Off on New neurons form in the brain into the tenth decade of life, even in people with Alzheimer’s

UIC to lead national COPD clinical trial

May 9, 2019 Illustration: UIC Institute for Healthcare Delivery Design/Naumita Pereira The University of Illinois at Chicago will lead a $14.6 million, multi-center research project to determine which of two drugs — azithromycin, an antibiotic, or roflumilast, an anti-inflammatory medication — is the most effective at treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which is [...]

By |2019-07-02T11:42:17-05:00May 9th, 2019|COM News, COM Research, UICOM, UICOM Spotlight|Comments Off on UIC to lead national COPD clinical trial