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February 4, 2020

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, in collaboration with colleagues at other institutions, have revealed a new treatment target that may help change the outcome for patients at risk of AKI. 

November 20, 2019

People who use methamphetamine have an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease. A team of Rush researchers is trying to understand why.

October 22, 2019

Older people who experienced more hospitalizations and also had more Alzheimer’s pathology in their brain experienced the fastest rates of cognitive decline, according to study results published in the Oct. 15 online issue of the Annals of Neurology.

October 11, 2019

Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD, the chairperson of internal medicine, will be honored as a Hero in Medicine at the second annual Halo Awards on October 12.

July 8, 2019

Findings published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine suggest that a type of white blood cell called tumor associated macrophages that have been deceived by pancreatic cancer cells into not attacking them can be “reprogrammed” by a specially designed molecule that activates a protein found on their surfaces. 

June 5, 2018

Researchers at Rush have identified biomarkers that indicate which hip replacement patients are likely to suffer from destruction of bone tissue.

April 10, 2018

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common causes of chronic pain in the world. More than 30 million people in the United States alone suffer from OA, which can affect any moveable joint of the body, including the knees, hips, and hands. OA normally manifests itself as a breakdown of joint tissues, including degradation of cartilage.

May 11, 2018

Rush is helping lead a new health research accelerator that has launched in the Chicago area with nearly $35 million in funding from the NIH.

March 13, 2018

Stem cell treatments have potential to transform medicine. Experts in cancer, neurosurgery, orthopedics and pediatrics discuss the possibilities.

January 16, 2018

Rush researcher Susan Chubinskaya, PhD, is helping lead a study that aims to make space travel easier on astronauts, while providing insights for the rest of us here on Earth.