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Chicago Researchers Find Molecule from Tree Bark Prevents Heart Problems

Posted by Laura Braden on Fri, May 15, 2015

A team of researchers from the University of Chicago School of Medicine recently found that an ancient herbal therapy commonly used in Asia is effective in preventing certain heart diseases. (Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

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Chicago Bioresearchers Receive Lab Funding to Develop New Drugs to Treat Sleep Apnea and Asthma

Posted by Laura Braden on Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Each year the NIH's Heart, Lung and Blood Institute awards researchers around the country with grants to support research of new treatments and drug targets for different health disorders. These grants, known as CADET II grants (Centers for Advanced Diagnostics and Experimental Therapeutics in Lung Diseases Stage II) are awarded to support research that has moved past the initial stage of developing a new drug, but is not yet ready to begin clinical trial testing. 

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Tags: Midwest, University of Chicago, 2015, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Chicago, IL, NIH funding, UChicago, Asthma research, Sleep apnea

8 Funding Facts for the University of Illinois, Chicago

Posted by Katheryn Rein on Wed, Nov 19, 2014

The University of Illinois, Chicago is highlighted time and time again in the Science Market Update for its researchers' critical discoveries and contributions to science. But what about the grants and awards that go into funding these projects? Read on to discover the top 5 funding facts you should know about UIC:

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