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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.

June 27, 2017

The number of cancer clinical trials at Rush doubled last year — from around 30 in early 2015 to nearly 150 by the end of 2016. And the focus of the research has broadened.

June 23, 2017

A study has found that the gene mutation that puts many black people at risk for chronic kidney disease requires higher than normal levels of a protein called suPAR to trigger the onset and progression of the disease.

June 19, 2017

A Rush study shows for the first time how dying cells ensure they will be replaced, and suggests a new approach to shrinking cancerous tumors.

June 5, 2017

 Sarah Ailey PhD, APHN, is studying ways to improve social skills of people with intellectual disabilities in order to help them avoid harmful situations.

April 21, 2017

Two studies are using smart glasses to assess behavior of children with autism in order to find ways to enhance their interactions with others.     

March 6, 2017

A new international study co-led by a Rush University Medical Center researcher suggests that a drug starting through the pipeline could ameliorate or even eliminate the symptoms in most lupus sufferers.

February 6, 2017

Parkinson’s disease patients have different gut microbiomes than people without the disease. New research shows that those bacterial differences can trigger or accelerate the disease.

February 6, 2017

Hearing expert Valeriy Shafiro, PhD, studies ways to enhance cochlear implants for the hearing impaired.