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Research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine

College of Medicine: Research

Our research goals are broad and ambitious, as are the needs and hopes of our patients. We aim to advance treatment now, and health in the future, by pursuing both fundamental insights and their application to the practice of medicine. Investigators across the College of Medicine are doing cutting-edge research in clinical medicine, in basic biomedical science, and in the translation of basic findings into clinical practice and societal health. Focus areas include cancer, women's health, neurosciences, cardiac and vascular medicine, infectious disease, and obesity and diabetes.


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Research in the News:


$6.75 million NIH grant funds new Center of Excellence
UIC to study anti-inflammatory drug in polycystic ovary syndrome
Molecules involved in pyroptosis new drug targets
Annual symposium focuses on minority health issues
UIC and U of C partner on Chicago Center for Health and Environment
Forum planned for Sept. 22
Interrupted sleep linked to kidney failure
Findings published in Journal of Nuclear Cardiology
Detecting smaller epileptic regions in the brain
Mimics effects of therapeutic cooling
Health professional students helping Chicago's underserved