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Rush Philanthropy News

Rush Receives $5 Million Gift for Cancer Immunotherapy Research

The gift from Robert and Emily King will help increase clinical trials and create a  fund for nursing education. It was inspired by Robert's treatment experience at Rush with the hope to improve outcomes for people facing similar challenges as he did. Read more.

Rush Receives $9 Million Grant to Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

After a successful, two-year pilot project that helped patients reverse their metabolic syndrome with lifestyle changes, Rush University Medical Center has been awarded a $9 million grant by the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund to expand a Rush program called Eat, Love, Move (ELM) to five cities. Read more.

Developing Local Talent for High-Tech Careers

Rush internships provide West Side high school students with IT training, career opportunities through the Health IT Pathways program funded by JPMorgan Chase & Co. as part of a $40 million investment over three years to create economic opportunity in Chicago’s underserved South and West Side neighborhoods. Read more.

25 Years of Care and Compassion Leads to Gift Supporting HIV Research

Sherri Wrobell first came to Rush following an HIV diagnosis. That was 25 years ago. Wrobell credits her physician for maintaining her health since then. Read more.

Making Mental Well-Being Top of Mind

Woman's Board gift to bring mental health service to underserved Chicago students. Read more.

A Higher Level of Mentorship

Honoring an innovative, hardworking and caring retired Rush faculty member with an endowed fellowship in neuroradiology. Read more.

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