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July 21, 2020

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center now have found that malignant hyperthermia susceptibility also causes problems with glucose metabolism within muscle, leading to elevated blood sugar.

July 10, 2020

In a recent study, researchers at Rush found that ventilator allocations guidelines widely vary and only half of state have guidelines in the event of a ventilator shortage.

June 23, 2020

Rush is offering free COVID-19 antibody testing to police officers, firefighters and EMTs as part of a study to determine which first responder occupations have the highest risks for infection.

June 17, 2020

Through an NIH-funded study, a Rush research team found that astrocytes — a type of brain cell — can harbor HIV and spread the virus to other sites in the body.

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.