Protected: Shannon Elf receives Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research award
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Immune cells in the brain play key role in relationship between gut microbes and beta-amyloid
Perturbing the gut microbiome with antibiotics during early life leads to a reduction in amyloid plaques in male mice in adulthood — and microglia are a critical component of the effect.
Metabolomics facilities on campus open doors to new spectrum of research at UChicago
The Biological Sciences Division invests in two new facilities to enable the study of metabolites, molecules produced by cells that can tell us how biological systems respond to genetic differences, disease, or their environment.
Changes in neuronal signaling in the cerebellum linked to sensory-avoidant behavior in autism
New research at the University of Chicago has identified changes in neuronal circuits in the cerebellum that were linked to increased sensory-avoidant behavior in a mouse model of autism.
Advanced microscopes help scientists understand how cells break down proteins
Minglei Zhao's team uses cryo-electron microscopy to flash freeze live action in cells and capture the process of ubiquitination.
New book by Benjamin Lahey aims to remove the stigma from mental health issues
"Dimensions of Psychological Problems" advocates for a new way of thinking about psychological problems that normalizes them as ordinary aspects of our lives.
Genetic analysis uncovers shared evolutionary history of fish fins and vertebrate limbs
Scientists from UChicago and Spain use CRISPR to show how genes that control growth at the end of fish fins play the same role in fingers and toes.
A new animal model points out unconventional cause for inherited ALS and dementia
UChicago researchers crack a notoriously difficult problem that could advance the search for treatments for more than 30 neurological diseases.
Wendy Stock elected to executive committee of American Society of Hematology
Dr. Stock was elected as a new member to the Executive Committee of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the largest professional society dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders.
Stephanie Liou receives award for improving graduate medical education
The David C. Leach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education recognizes residents and fellows who have fostered innovation and improvement in their programs.