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Nursing Faculty Member Receives Award for Excellence in Research

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses honored Urmeka Jefferson, PhD, RN for her work to improve breastfeeding among Black mothers through app-based technologies

Urmeka T. Jefferson, PhD, RN

RUSH Scientist Helps NASA Keep Germs Here on Earth

Technology used to detect COVID-19 can also reveal microorganisms on spacecraft surfaces

Stefan Green

New Funding Strengthens Planetary Health Education at Rush University

The President’s Collaborative Research Award winner will empower health professionals as leaders in planetary health - balancing the needs of humans and natural systems

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RUSH to Receive $1 Million to Address Future Health Threats

Sen. Durbin secured federal funding to create Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Researcher Aims To Diversify Alzheimer's Data

Black older adults often underrepresented in studies of aging and brain health

Lisa Barnes, PhD

RUSH Researchers Studying 'Breakthrough' COVID-19

Examining why some vaccinated people get infected and others don't

Coronavirus variants
Health Equity

Rush, UChicago Forming Health Equity Research Network

$20M grant awarded by NIH to address chronic diseases related to unequal access

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Heart Health

Supporting Science: Baum Fund Enables Groundbreaking Heart Research at Rush

Early testing shows signs of heart tissue regeneration and reduced scarring after heart attacks.

Baum Fund for heart research

Lifestyle Improvement Program Found to Increase Physical Activity

Rush researchers find that D-CLIP led up to nearly an hour more activity each week

Rush researchers find that D-CLIP led up to nearly an hour more activity each week
Children’s Health

Research Sheds Light on Autism’s Genetic Links

Children and parents gain insight from Rush-SPARK research results

Teenage research participant