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UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
HandleyFamily
Providing a community of support for young women
Region’s first pediatric lupus clinic opens at Comer Children’s Hospital Maddie Handley, of Park Ridge,...
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It takes all of us: A trauma center for the 21st century
On Christmas Day, a young man named Marcus* was transported to the emergency room after being physically...
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Improving care for young hearts
Imagine holding your newborn infant and hearing from your pediatrician that your child has a malformation...
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Hope for patients with central nervous system disorders
Margaret Hackett’s determination and resiliency in the face of several complex medical conditions is...
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Duckworth family's partnership drives cancer discoveries to market
Put simply, scientific research begins with a question, followed by a series of experiments, which—in...
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A legacy of transforming care
Since it became formally affiliated with the University of Chicago in 1958, the Chicago Home for Incurables...
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Chicago Yacht Club’s Chicago Regatta supports kids' health
Each year in September, hundreds of sailors compete in the Chicago Regatta, an event that includes a...
Richard Parillo at his home in Chicago
$5 million gift supports cardiology innovation
Richard Parrillo knows the University of Chicago Medicine better than most. He has been seeing his doctor, Mark...
Beverly and Jason Kravitt at the Great Wall of China.
The power of words
In 1982, in a suburban Chicago delivery room, Beverly and Jason Kravitt received devastating news. In...
Robert B. Uretz, PhD
Easing the financial burden for first-year graduate students
The Robert B. Uretz, PhD, Memorial Awards provide financial support to students from backgrounds historically...
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