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September 22, 2020

Patients with COVID-19 experience elevated levels of soluble urokinase receptor (suPAR), an immune-derived pathogenic protein that is strongly predictive of kidney injury, according to Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD, chairperson of Rush’s Department of Internal Medicine.

September 20, 2020

Three nurses at Rush University Medical Center have been chosen to be fellows of the Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program. 

September 2, 2020

Rush University Medical Center is recruiting participants for a nationwide trial of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford in England and AstraZeneca, a multinational pharmaceutical company. 

August 31, 2020

For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.

August 25, 2020

The Association of American Medical Colleges has awarded Rush Medical College the 2020 Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Engagement.

August 19, 2020

The Illinois Nurses Foundation recently chose eight nurses and nursing faculty members at Rush University Medical Center among its 2020 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader Award winners.

August 19, 2020

If you’re a 501(c)3 nonprofit that serves Black and Latinx Chicago neighborhoods and had access to between $10,000 and $100,000 to conduct a COVID-19 project that supports your community, what would you do with the money?

Live Healthy Chicago, a community-based collaborative that implements initiatives to improve the wellness of seniors and high-risk populations experiencing COVID-19 health disparities and food insecurity, would like to know.

August 4, 2020

Rush University Medical Center, supported by the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation, has produced a series of educational materials to train health care professionals in mothers’ own milk feeding practices in neonatal intensive care units worldwide.

August 3, 2020

Fewer people would die of colorectal cancer if health care providers adopted a new model of screening that combines better risk assessment, more options for noninvasive testing and more targeted referrals for colonoscopy.

July 31, 2020

To help increase breastfeeding among premature infants, researchers at Rush University Medical Center will test the effects of an intervention that addresses barriers to breastfeeding.