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UI Cancer Center applying for ACS grant

UI Cancer Center applying for ACS grant

The UI Cancer Center is applying for a prestigious American Cancer Society – Institutional Review Grant (ACS-IRG) that is due April 1. The ACS-IRG is designed to support the development of…
Frolov finds other function for retinoblastoma protein

Frolov finds other function for retinoblastoma protein

The retinoblastoma protein is an important tumor suppressor due to its role in cell cycle control. University of Illinois Cancer Center member Maxim Frolov has discovered another function. In a…
ChicagoCHEC accepting applications for summer program

ChicagoCHEC accepting applications for summer program

Applications for the 2019 ChicagoCHEC Summer Fellowship Program will be accepted until Feb. 28. The program is a comprehensive summer and academic year learning experience for outstanding undergraduate and postbaccalaureate…

Upcoming Events

  1. U and I vs. Cancer Basketball Game and Concert

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

    February 26 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  3. Health Disparities Calculator: A Methodologically Rigorous Tool for Estimating Summary Measures of Health Disparities

    February 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. Chicago: Life Science and Healthcare Natural Language Processing-Based AI Seminar

    March 5 at 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
  5. Translation and Implementation for Impact in Global Cancer Research

    March 7 at 10:00 am - 6:00 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.