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Gift fuels progress in treating childhood cancer
Barry E. Fields is a trial lawyer and partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and serves as a University...
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Liaisons in Care expands to tackle healthcare inequities
The University of Chicago Medicine’s Liaisons in Care (LinC) program, funded by an $8 million grant from...
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Ullman Family Team Science Award to support novel breast cancer research
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center prioritizes “team science,” a strategy...
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Fostering compassionate patient care
By Kate Dohner Blaine Lesnik, PsyD, former president of the Illinois Psychological Association, celebrated...
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$10 million gift to support ALS research, educational outreach at local high schools
The University of Chicago has received a $10 million gift from the Lohengrin Foundation to help establish...
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Gift advances cancer center’s research capabilities
The Cancer Research Foundation Breakthrough Board (formally known as the University of Chicago Cancer...
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Gift empowers experts in digestive diseases
Lee Matricaria sought a top doctor in digestive diseases. Looking for someone recognized as a thought...
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Inspiring tomorrow's leaders in cancer research
An $11.4 million gift from anonymous donors will establish the Elwood V. Jensen Scholars Program in the...
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South Side Pediatric Asthma Center Receives $375K grant
The Cigna Foundation awarded a $375,000 Health and Well-Being grant to support the South Side...
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Promoting diversity in orthopaedic surgery
Although more than half of medical students today are women, they make up only 6.5 percent of orthopaedic...
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