An inflammatory protein, Tommy John surgery, butterflies 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.
David Frim, chief of the Section of Neurosurgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, talks about what you should do if you or your child have suffered a concussion.
Researchers at the Computation Institute are using computer models to evaluate what happens when the brain “crashes” in a seizure.
Sidney Schulman, the Ellen C. Manning professor emeritus of neurology at the University of Chicago, died at his Hyde Park home on January 31, 2014.
For the first time, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have issued guidelines for preventing stroke in women.
Dog domestication, caffeine, fecal transplants and more in this week’s LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences research news from our blogs, around campus and the internet.
As Peyton and his unstoppable offense prepares to butt heads with the immovable defense of the Seahawks in the Super Bowl, we ask Dr. David Frim, “What is a concussion?”
In this month’s ScienceLife podcast, we discuss how rats show empathy toward strangers with Peggy Mason and Inbal Bartal; and what the discovery of the rear half of Tiktaalik roseae, the transitional fossil between fish and land animals, reveals about the evolution of legs with Neil Shubin.
Researchers from UChicago are testing to see if caffeine can be used to help people wake up more quickly from general anesthesia.
Walking fish, friendly rats, Alzheimer’s, algae and more in this week’s LabBook.