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A transparent spherical cell with orange blobs inside travels through a lumpy red blood vessel.

December 12, 2023

How a blood vessel’s ‘zipper’ activates infection fighters 

Two new studies reveal how the lining of blood vessels affects immune response

October 3, 2023

New strategy for eye condition could replace injections with eyedrops 

New compound developed at UIC could help people with wet age-related macular degeneration

August 8, 2023

Researchers design new drug candidates to treat tropical parasitic infection  

A new class of compounds co-invented by UIC researchers offers potential new options for treating schistosomiasis

A fluorescent microscope image of a red cell with green and blue fibers cutting across.

July 21, 2023

‘Junk DNA’ offers clue to stopping cancer drug’s vascular damage

A team led by UIC’s Sang-Ging Ong uncovered the reason why sunitinib damages blood vessels.

May 23, 2023

Research finds environment matters for rejuvenating stem cell activity

New research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

May 23, 2023

New research identifies key target in relationship between white blood cells, inflammation 

Study reveals potential new drug target to control autoimmune and chronic inflammation diseases

June 8, 2021

Microgel coating gives donor cells a boost in reversing pulmonary fibrosis

Single cell encapsulation in gel can optimize cell-based therapy

May 19, 2021

Why is it so hard to withdraw from some antidepressants?

New research provides clues

illustration of a DNA double helix

March 11, 2020

Sensing infection, suppressing regeneration

Study identifies how a DNA sensor regulates blood vessel repair

Jim Wang; University Scholars

February 26, 2018

NIH awards $4.6 million for chronic pain research

UIC researcher receives R35 Outstanding Investigator Award

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