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News Releases

March 20, 2018

In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings, eight Rush University College of Nursing programs and one College of Health Sciences program ranked in the top five in the country.

March 16, 2018

Rush Medical College students celebrated Match Day 2018, with 130 matched with residency programs in 21 different specialties across 73 institutions nationwide.

March 7, 2018

African-Americans with a common genetic variation are at increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, while European Americans with the same variation are not, according to a study led by researchers at Rush.

March 6, 2018

Dr. David Bennett has been awarded the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation.

March 1, 2018

Surgical oncologist Dr. Cristina O’Donoghue is one of less than 30 surgeons in the country to trained to perform isolated limb infusion, which delivers high doses of chemotherapy to an affected arm or leg but not the rest of the body.

February 28, 2018

The Rush Stroke Program was recertified with the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers.

February 27, 2018

West Side United, a collaborative effort including Rush, has outlined initiatives aimed at reducing health disparities on Chicago's West Side.

February 26, 2018

Eating a diet that emphasizes vegetables, fruit and whole grains may lead to a reduced risk of depression, according to a study by researchers at Rush.

February 20, 2018

Levels of a protein found in the brain called alpha-synuclein are significantly lower than normal in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson’s disease patients suffering from postural instability and gait difficulty, a study has found. 

February 13, 2018

Higher levels of lifestyle physical activity are associated with more gray matter in older adults’ brains, a study by researchers at Rush found.