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A Look Behind Low Vaccination Rates in Chicago-area Schools

A Look Behind Low Vaccination Rates in Chicago-area Schools

Pediatric infectious disease expert Allison Bartlett talks to NBC 5 about the surprisingly low vaccination rates in Chicago-area schools.

LabBook April 11, 2014

LabBook April 11, 2014

A protein named Tim, Your Inner Fish, schizophrenia and much more in this week’s LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences research news from our blogs, around campus and the internet.

University of Chicago Faculty Named Guggenheim Fellows

Medical ethicist Lainie Ross and geneticist Joe Thornton were among 177 scholars to receive 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships.

A Conversation with Neil Shubin About “Your Inner Fish,” Premiering Tonight on PBS

A Conversation with Neil Shubin About “Your Inner Fish,” Premiering Tonight on PBS

A Q&A with biologist Neil Shubin about tonight’s television premiere of “Your Inner Fish.”

The Accidental Neuroscientist

The Accidental Neuroscientist

As an undergrad, Sliman Bensmaia wanted to be a musician. But fortunately for the world of neuroscience, his career didn’t go as planned.

Can “Glutenase” Pills Help People with Celiac Digest Gluten?

Can “Glutenase” Pills Help People with Celiac Digest Gluten?

In the first of our new series, The Big Question, we ask Stefano Guandalini from the UChicago Celiac Disease Center about claims that supplements can help people with celiac disease eat gluten.

LabBook March 28, 2014

LabBook March 28, 2014

Arrhythmia, kidney cancer, pneumonia and more in this week’s LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences research news from our blogs, around campus and the internet.

Insult to Injury: How a Common Practice to Prevent Pneumonia in Patients on Ventilation May Not Be Helping

Insult to Injury: How a Common Practice to Prevent Pneumonia in Patients on Ventilation May Not Be Helping

A common antiseptic used to prevent pneumonia in patients on mechanical ventilation has no benefit for objective patient outcomes.

LabBook March 21, 2014

LabBook March 21, 2014

Autism, premature infants, medical conspiracies and more in this week’s LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences research news from our blogs, around campus and the internet.

Harnessing the Microbiome to Prevent Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Infants

Harnessing the Microbiome to Prevent Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Infants

Neonatologist Erika Claud is working to understand how bacteria could predict a devastating intestinal condition in premature babies.

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