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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:


Tiny vesicles can cross blood-brain barrier
First drug to treat obstructive sleep apnea
Two different modes of entry
Investigación enfoca la salud materna, resultados de nacimiento
Maternal health, birth outcomes focus of pilot research study
Findings may play a role in development of addiction in women
Studies show relevance of microbiome in asthma
$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