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Many cancer patients respond favorably to immunotherapies, but most do not. Two new studies by UChicago cancer specialists in PNAS try to find out why.

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UChicago graduate student Dana Simmons uses microscopy to study how autism effects the brain - and generates artistic images of brain cells at the same time.

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Susan G. Komen, one of the nation’s leading breast cancer organizations, recently awarded the UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center a three-year, $405,000 grant to establish a graduate training program to study the causes of breast cancer disparities.

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A growing body of research shows the microbiome plays a crucial role in human health and disease, and a new editorial by Jack Gilbert and Thomas Kuntz argues that it should become part of the precision medicine movement.

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A research team led by UChicago nephrologist Hatim Hassan shows how a specific intestinal bacteria can prevent kidney stones.

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Aasim Padela, MD, Director of the Initiative on Islam and Medicine at UChicago, brought together a group of Islamic scholars, clinicians and educators to learn from each other how best to reconcile faith and medicine.

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UChicago's @NeilShubin to receive Yale's Verrill Medal

Paleontologist Neil Shubin has been selected to receive the Addisoon Emery Verrill Medal from the Yale Peabody Museum, honoring his research on the evolution of new organs and limbs.

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Scientists at the University of Chicago and Case Western Reserve University have found a way to produce realistic sensations of touch in two human amputees by directly stimulating the nervous system.

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Angioma Alliance, the nation’s only patient advocacy nonprofit for individuals impacted by cerebral cavernous angiomas, has designated the University of Chicago Medicine as its first Clinical Center of Excellence for treatment and research into the rare…

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Tumor cells collected during the removal of a cancerous bladder could help physicians identify high-risk cancers and personalize care, according to a new study by UChicago's Ralph Weichselbaum.
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