Recent News Storiessee all »

  • The CCTS is pleased to accept abstracts for a Multidisciplinary Team Science Prize as part of the College of Medicine’s Research Day on November 21st. Statements and abstracts can be submitted through a single online form available at

  • Dr. Doug Lewandowski

    Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, restored proper metabolism of fuel in heart cells in an animal model of heart failure. The findings are reported in the journal Circulation by researchers at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.

  • Jacobs and Langenecker

    Depression may be better predicted and understood now that University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have discovered that young adults who previously experienced the mental illness have hyper-connected emotional and cognitive networks in the brain.

  • Mary Kapella, PhD, RN

    Mary Kapella, PhD, RN is making advances in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) management and insomnia interventions at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research is helping COPD patients better manage their disease and learn techniques to gain longer, more sound sleep.