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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...
Photo of Laury Lewis in his garden
Donor’s long-term commitment supports cancer research
The bequest will establish the Laurence B. Lewis Fund for Hematological Malignancies as a permanent fund...
Kunz family
Siblings come together to honor dad
The siblings made a $35,000 gift to support a bladder cancer clinical trial led by Dr. Peter O’Donnell.
Bensmaia Lab receives nearly $10 to study the sensorimotor system
Understanding the relationship between somatosensation (the senses of touch and proprioception, or the...
Potential drug targets to treat atherosclerosis identified
Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine have found new potential drug targets to treat atherosclerosis...
Picture of a child lying down in a doctor's office
Foundation’s support helps alleviate anxiety for young patients and families
The Oberweiler Foundation has been supporting Comer Children's Supportive Care and Comfort Team for more...
Curt and Linda Rodin with Russell Szmulewitz, MD
Hope for all men
The gift will advance prostate cancer research and treatment at UChicago Medicine.
Picture of Ben May Charitable Trust committee members
70-year partnership drives discovery in cancer research
Since opening its doors 70 years ago, the Ben May Laboratory has developed into a unique force in cancer...
$10 million gift from AbbVie Foundation to support Comprehensive Cancer Center
Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, who joined UChicago Medicine on March 1, 2021, will be named the AbbVie Foundation...
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