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In a new editorial, surgeon Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, calls on modern surgeons to go beyond technical mastery and aspire to become "inspiring surgeons."
In a new editorial, surgeon Peter Angelos, MD, PhD, calls on modern surgeons to go beyond technical mastery and aspire to become "inspiring surgeons."
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  In the United States, nearly one in 25 patients will acquire an infection during a hospital stay–in 2011, 158,000 of those infections were related to a surgical procedure. You might think that the solution to this problem is nuking patients with…
In the United States, nearly one in 25 patients will acquire an infection during a hospital stay--in 2011, 158,000 of those infections were related to a surgical procedure. You might think t...
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Bacteria and other microbes that help decompose dead bodies follow the same patterns no matter when, where, or what kind of species they're feasting on, according to a new study published today in Science.
Bacteria and other microbes that help decompose dead bodies follow the same patterns no matter when, where, or what kind of species they're feasting on, according to a new study published today in ...
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A. Murat Eren, PhD, put a hold on a promising research career to write software--but it could change the way scientists explore the microbes all around us.
A. Murat Eren, PhD, put a hold on a promising research career to write software--but it could change the way scientists explore the microbes all around us.
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The University of Chicago Medicine has become the first hospital in Illinois to use an new system to prepare donor lungs for transplant.
The University of Chicago Medicine has become the first hospital in Illinois to use an new system to prepare donor lungs for transplant.
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UChicago's George Bakris and Arlene Chapman contribute to a blood pressure study with results that were so clear, the government stopped it two years early.
UChicago's George Bakris and Arlene Chapman contribute to a blood pressure study with results that were so clear, the government stopped it two years early.
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Recently named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 for science, UChicago PhD candidate Taylor Feehley has a bright future ahead--but she stays focused on the day-to-day grind of the lab.
Recently named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 for science, UChicago PhD candidate Taylor Feehley has a bright future ahead--but she stays focused on the day-to-day grind of the lab.
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A Q&A with Michael Kohrman, MD, Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program, about the potential for using marijuana to treat epilepsy, including clinical trials already underway at UChicago.
A Q&A with Michael Kohrman, MD, Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program, about the potential for using marijuana to treat epilepsy, including clinical trials already underway at UChicago.
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A watchful eye to prevent #antibiotic overuse in the hospital

Antibiotic resistance is a global problem, but the UChicago Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program is keeping close tabs to win the battle inside the hospital.
Antibiotic resistance is a global problem, but the UChicago Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship Program is keeping close tabs to win the battle inside the hospital.
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The emerging links between diabetes and chemicals in the environment #DiabetesAwarenessMonth

Endocrinologist Rob Sargis is leading a new field of research on chemicals in the environment that disrupt the endocrine system and lead to diabetes.
Endocrinologist Rob Sargis is leading a new field of research on chemicals in the environment that disrupt the endocrine system and lead to diabetes.
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Microbiologist heaven: A Q&A with @gilbertjacka on the Unified Microbiome Initiative

Prof. Jack Gilbert talks about the Unified Microbiome Initiative, a new national effort to support basic research, technological development and commercial applications to better understand Earth’s vast systems of microorganisms.
Prof. Jack Gilbert talks about the Unified Microbiome Initiative, a new national effort to support basic research, technological development and commercial applications to better understand Earth’s...
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New research by Sliman Bensmaia brings neuroscientists one step closer to re-creating the music of the sense of touch by describing all of the notes that can be played in the brain through electrical stimuli.
New research by Sliman Bensmaia brings neuroscientists one step closer to re-creating the music of the sense of touch by describing all of the notes that can be played in the brain through electric...
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