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News Releases

September 21, 2018

Rush University Medical Center has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

September 14, 2018

Taking a low-dose aspirin daily does not prolong healthy living in older adults, according to findings from the ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) trial published online Sept. 16 in three papers in The New England Journal of Medicine.

September 14, 2018

Robyn Golden, LCSW, associate vice president of population health and aging at Rush University Medical Center, has been selected to serve as a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee on Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation’s Health.

September 11, 2018

A lab study led by a Rush researcher has found that a treatment cleared brain cells of a protein that is an integral cause of Parkinson's disease.

September 11, 2018

Minimal news coverage of sleep-related or sudden infant deaths contributes to a lack of efforts to prevent them, according to a Rush physician.

September 11, 2018

Rush is testing whether a vaccine can help people’s own immune system slow the spread of glioblastomas, a deadly form of brain cancer.

August 29, 2018

Rush University Medical Center’s Ear, Nose and Throat program was ranked higher than any other similar program in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, and 24th in the nation, in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” issue, published in July.

August 27, 2018

A new treatment that delivers a freezing or near-freezing temperature to the back of the nose can offer relief to people suffering from chronic rhinitis.

August 23, 2018

The lung cancer surgery program at Rush University Medical Center has received three stars — the highest rating possible — from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, an honor given to only the top 5 percent of thoracic surgery programs in the United States and Canada. 

August 22, 2018

Rush and the Angelman Syndrome Foundation announced the official opening of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic at Rush University Children’s Hospital, the first in Illinois and one of only eight in the U.S.