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Newly activated UI Cancer Center clinical trials

Newly activated UI Cancer Center clinical trials

The following studies have recently been activated for patient enrollment by the University of Illinois Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Please click on the link to learn about the…
UI Cancer Center awarding two new grants

UI Cancer Center awarding two new grants

Two new MPI/R01 grants totaling $125,000 will be awarded by the University of Illinois Cancer Center this year. A two-page competitive Letter of Intent (LOI) is due by 3 p.m.…
UI Cancer Center teams with Wellness House on survivorship programs

UI Cancer Center teams with Wellness House on survivorship programs

Cancer patients and their families living on Chicago’s west and South Sides now have access to free supportive therapy and survivorship programs close to home, thanks to a collaboration between…

Upcoming Events

  1. UIC Clinical Trials Review Committees: What, When, and How?

    February 19 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  2. Targeting GPCRs in NSCLC

    February 20 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Perspectives and Determinants of Cancer Survivorship in the Underrepresented and Underserved

    February 21 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  4. U and I vs. Cancer Basketball Game and Concert

    February 24 at 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Modeling the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niche in Mouse and Zebrafish

    February 26 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chicago Loop Life Expectancy
Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood and West Englewood Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in the Chicago Loop is 85-years-old, but just a few miles away in the neighborhoods of Austin, East Garfield Park, Englewood and West Englewood, that age drops drastically to just over 70. We are striving to understand these differences and are working to reduce these burdens.