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Health Equity

$51 Million NIH Grant Will Help RUSH and Partners Improve Health Equity

Funding continues support for the Institute for Translational Medicine, co-led by RUSH and the University of Chicago
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Research

Testing Wastewater to Fight Drug-Resistant Infections

RUSH, Discovery Partners Institute will develop a new process
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Research

$340K Awarded to Study Emerging Health Threats

RUSH supports eight innovative infectious disease projects
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Research

New Class of Genes That Cause Autism Found

RUSH is part of the large-scale SPARK DNA research project behind new findings
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Brain Health & Conditions

ICU Stay May Double Risk of Dementia

RUSH researchers find new evidence of link between ICU stays, dementia development
Intensive Care Unit
Research

Spiritual Life Can Positively Affect Health

Study finds "strong body of evidence" linking spirituality, health outcomes and coping
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Research

Rush Team Explores New Telehealth Intervention to Improve Blood Pressure Medication Adherence

Over half of patients with hypertension do not take their medication as prescribed — so researchers are testing telehealth strategies to help them stay on track
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Alzheimer’s Disease

Strawberries May Help Fend Off Alzheimer's

Compound in strawberries associated with fewer tau tangles in brain, according to RUSH researchers
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Research

Esprit de Corps: Former French Language Student, Now a Speech Therapist, Explores Ways to Support Underserved Communities

Speech-language pathologist and researcher Anne Hoffmann, PhD, takes a creative approach to reaching children in marginalized communities who need communication and literacy support
Anne Hoffmann, PhD
University

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