Stories with tag: "Research"

Heart Health

From Musician to Surgeon to Philanthropist

RUSH Heritage Society member Phyllis Bleck, MD ’79, DMA, leaves a lasting legacy at RUSH
Dr. Phyllis Bleck portrait in 1979
Health Equity

Making Strides in Closing Healthcare Gaps

Philanthropic funding enables RUSH faculty to advance research aimed at reducing health disparities locally and globally
From left to right: Kirsten A. Dickins, PhD, AM, Rachel L. Boutté, PhD, MDiv, and Esther Lee, MD, MPH
Bones and Joints

Giving People a Higher Quality of Life

Positive patient care experiences among their family members inspired Dave and Theresann Seeger to make annual gifts, generous planned gift to RUSH supporting orthopedics and Parkinson’s disease.
Dave and Theresann Seeger

A Rare Look Inside Chicago’s Top Sports Teams — and Support for Orthopedic Research

At the Chicago Sports Summit, attendees will hear from sports industry leaders and discuss the latest topics — from risky moves to pickleball
Two people have a discussion at the Chicago Sports Summit.

Enduring Trials, Achieving Greatness and Bridging Gaps

For Golden Lamp Society scholarship recipient Charlene Gamboa, PhD ’21, being a trailblazer has come with big challenges — and rewards
Charlene Gamboa, PhD
Brain Health & Conditions

Clinical and Translational Parkinson’s Disease Research at RUSH with Deborah Hall, MD

Deborah Hall, MD, is a neurologist and movement disorder specialist and the Division Chief of the Section of Movement Disorders at RUSH University Medical Center. She also co-leads the novel RUSH PD GI Clinic, a novel multidisciplinary clinic focused on the gastrointestinal health of patients with PD and other movement disorders.
Deborah Hall, MD
Brain Health & Conditions

Using Prebiotics to Help Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Addressing constipation could help ease symptoms in some Parkinson’s patients.
Prebiotic health food bars

Transforming Recovery Through Innovative Research

Gift supports physical medicine and rehabilitation research, honors Joseph Dragonette
Rita Dragonette, center, poses with RUSH doctors
Brain Health & Conditions

Healthy Habits May Improve Longevity, Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Ongoing research at RUSH offers more insights on Alzheimer's prevention
Brain Health & Conditions

Statins a Potential New Avenue for Movement Disorders Research

Study finds people taking statins may have reduced risk of developing parkinsonism signs