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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…
Awardees announced for CHER Chicago research grants

Awardees announced for CHER Chicago research grants

The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) Chicago has announced the first winners of its pilot research studies. Three one-year grants will be funded in the amount of $50,000. The…
CHER Chicago accepting applications for new grants

CHER Chicago accepting applications for new grants

Three one-year grants totaling $50,000 apiece will be available to investigators through the Center for Health Equity Research Chicago (CHER Chicago) research pilot program. This is the third round of…

Upcoming Events

  1. Illinois Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Meeting 2018

    December 13 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Exploring Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer

    December 13 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  3. The Role of Developmental Transcription Factors in Prostate Cancer Initiation and Progression

    January 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  4. Gary Kruh Symposium

    April 17, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  5. CHER Chicago Community Meeting

    May 23, 2019 at 8:00 am - 5:00 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.