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UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
UChicago Medicine & Biologicial Sciences Department
Linked legacies: estate gift inspired by a lifetime of medical service
Virginia Robey, a weekly newspaper editor from the farming and ranching community of Wellington, Texas,...
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Silverman family gift expands Violence Recovery Program
The process of healing after a violent encounter lasts long after a patient’s release from the emergency...
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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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Diabetes patients are insulin-free years after islet transplants
Many people with type 1 diabetes live in fear of their blood sugar levels suddenly getting too low. If...
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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
Blaine Lesnik, PsyD, former president of the Illinois Psychological Association, celebrated the seventh...
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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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