All drug development

A grid of blue, red and yellow squares representing gene expression.

August 29, 2023

Clinical clue leads to design of promising new solution for chemo-resistant leukemia 

A genetic variant associated with better outcomes for leukemia patients suggests a new drug candidate.

February 21, 2022

The truth about patient access and FDA fast-tracking

Despite expedited approvals, guidance on patient access to treatments is still significantly delayed

Ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

January 19, 2022

‘Decoy’ protein works against multiple SARS-CoV-2 variants

Study results are reported in the journal Nature Chemical Biology

May 24, 2021

Can antibiotics treat human diseases in addition to bacterial infections?

UIC researchers prove that drugs designed for bacteria have potential to act on human cells

Infinity ring formed by the magnetic nanoparticles

November 18, 2020

UIC researchers describe fundamental processes behind movement of magnetic particles

New study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Breast cancer awareness bracelets that read "Share Beauty. Spread Hope."

August 27, 2020

Phase 1 human trials suggest UIC-developed breast cancer drug is safe, effective

Results published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

August 19, 2020

Contraceptive developed at UIC approved by FDA, offers new option for women

UIC attains 4th FDA approval, leads Chicago universities in consumer drug development

July 15, 2020

New antiplatelet drug shows promise for treating heart attack

Peptide-derived nanoparticle shows promise in lab

Scott Franzblau
Deepak Shukla

February 14, 2018

A new class of drug to treat herpes simplex virus infection

Drug works in cells instead of on virus

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