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Immunotherapy, disparities, digital divide focus of Kruh event

Immunotherapy, disparities, digital divide focus of Kruh event

Kimberly Richardson refused to sit quietly by while someone else made a life or death decision for her. Richardson, an urban planner from Chicago who was diagnosed with a rare…
UI Cancer Center featured at Davis town hall

UI Cancer Center featured at Davis town hall

“We’ve put in an enormous amount of money into cancer research but it’s still not enough.” Those were the words U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL) told an audience last…
Congratulations to Our Poster Competition Winners

Congratulations to Our Poster Competition Winners

This week the UI Cancer Center gathered for the annual Dr. Gary Kruh Cancer Research Symposium and Student Poster Competition. Nine awards were given to outstanding student research in the…

Upcoming Events

  1. Research: What’s Community Got to Do with It? A Workshop on Building Research Partnerships

    April 25 at 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Research Day 2019: Rockford Campus

    April 30 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Best Practices for Mentoring and Training Obesity and Cancer Health Equity Scholars

    May 2 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  4. Metastatic Colonization in the Perivascular Niche: A mechanotransduction perspective

    May 6 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  5. A Tale of Two Receptors: Regulation of Breast Cancer Cell Fate by Related Phospho-SRs

    May 9 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.