In the News

Articles from top-tier, mainstream, popular or suburban media outlets featuring University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences physicians and researchers:

July 2014

Living in the shadows of health
Oup Blog – Jul 18, 2014
By Jon Grant, JD, MD, MPH

How to Boost Your Sex Drive
Yahoo Shine – Jul 17, 2014
Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, comments

Added Layers of Proteome Complexity
The Scientist – Jul 17, 2014
Tao Pan, PhD, comments

University of Chicago’s Plan to Add 43 Hospital Beds Quashed by the State
DNAinfo.com Chicago – Jul 17, 2014

Chicago-Financial Toxicity Named Cancer Side Effect, Says University of Chicago Study
Advance for Nurses – Jul 17, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

Illness threatens the best of barbecuers
Chicago Tribune – Jul 16, 2014
Ves Dimov, MD, comments

How does a celebrity chef lose 150lbs? Graham Elliot’s surgeon reveals the secrets behind his incredible transformation
Mail Online – Jul 16, 2014
Vivek Prachand, MD, featured

The Medical Conspiracy Theories That Too Many Americans Still Believe
ThinkProgress – Jul 16, 2014
Research by Eric Oliver, PhD, Thomas Wood, MA, cited

MRI: safety and training remain a concern
Medical Physics Web – Jul 16, 2014
Wendy Stirnkorb, MRI safety officer, featured

Methods to Manage Statin Intolerance
HCPLive – Jul 16, 2014
Research by Michael Davidson, MD, et al, cited

Dr. David Paushter of Chicago, IL Named a Patients’ Choice Award Winner for 2013
Chicago Business News – Jul 15, 2014

500 People to Know in Healthcare
Becker’s Hospital Review – Jul 15, 2014
Sharon O’Keefe, Stephen Weber, MD, and Eric Yablonka listed

U. of C. hospital is denied plan to increase number of rooms
Chicago Tribune – Jul 15, 2014

The Quiet Hospital
Hospitals & Health Networks – Jul 15, 2014
Resarch by David Meltzer, MD, PhD, Kristen Knutson, PhD, Vineet M. Arora, MD, et al, cited

BCM Experts Highlight Lack of Mental Health Screening, Treatment Resources in Diabetes
BioNews Texas – Jul 14, 2014
Editorial co-authored by Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, featured

Young Hispanic men face rising testicular cancer rates
Reuters US News – Jul 14, 2014
Scott Eggener, MD, comments (syndicated to dozens of other publications)

The effect of breastfeeding on infants
ABC Radio National – Jul 14, 2014
UChicago research featured

NPR host Diane Rehm’s disclosure about her husband’s death shines a light on end-of-life choice
Tampa Bay Times – Jul 11, 2014
Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, comments

5 Healthy Habits That Regulate Your Appetite
Health.com - Jul 11, 2014
UChicago research cited

Study Identifies Irinotecan Dosing Levels Based on UGT1A1 Genotype
The Asco Post – Jul 11, 2014
Research by Michael Maitland, MD, PhD, Ravi Salgia, MD, PhD, and Mark Ratain, MD, featured

‘Major Step’ to Identify ‘Financial Toxicity’ From Cancer
Medscape Multispecialty – Jul 16, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, featrued

Evidence That Friends Really Are The Family We Choose
Huffington Post – Jul 14, 2014
John Novembre, PhD, comments

A new test may help breast cancer patients most at risk
ABC Radio National – Jul 14, 2014
Marsha Rosner, PhD, is a guest

State board rejects U of C Medicine’s bed reshuffle
Crain’s Chicago Business – Jul 14, 2014

Planning for A Day at The Beach? Sunshine Vitamin May Impact Your Blood Pressure
National Kidney Foundation – Jul 11, 2014
Blog post by George Bakris, MD

Ibrutinib Improves OS Over Previous Standard in CLL
Clinical Oncology – Jul 10, 2014
Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, comments

For your patients considering surgery, knowledge is power
Health Care Communications – Jul 10, 2014
Research by Hyo Jung Tak, PhD, Gregory Ruhnke, MD and David Meltzer, MD, PhD, cited

Afternoon Shift: The social behavior of rats, Taste of Chicago and political pet projects
WBEZ – Jul 09, 2014
Peggy Mason, PhD, is a guest

ASCO Convenes Think Tank to Tackle Disparities in Cancer Care A Conversation With Blase N. Polite, MD, MPP
The Asco Post – Jul 09, 2014
Blase Polite, MD, featured

Vasectomy and Prostate Ca: How Serious the Link?
Medpage Today – Jul 09, 2014
Gregory Zagaja, MD, comments

Chicago Council Selects 22 Emerging Leaders Who Will Strengthen Chicago’s Status as a Global City
Energy Industry News – Jul 09, 2014
Aisha Sethi, MD, named

Shocking, but true: Watching too much TV can be bad for you, sleep experts say
Montreal Gazette – Jul 09, 2014
Eve Van Cauter, PhD, comments (story syndicated to several other Canadian papers as well)

Food science: Fat chance
Nature Publishing Group – Jul 09, 2014
The late Peter Huttenlocher, MD, mentioned

Doctors Lack Tools to Discuss Toxic Exposures with Pregnant Patients: Survey
Mercola.com - Jul 09, 2014
Research by Andrey Rzhetsky, PhD, cited

John Maunsell, director, Grossman Institute at the University of Chicago
The Chicago Tribune – Jul 08, 2014
John Maunsell, PhD, featured

Orland Park’s Ninety 7 Fifty may get review
The SouthtownStar – Jul 08, 2014
UChicago Medicine plans to build clinic mentioned

New tool predicts financial toxicity for cancer patients
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Jul 08, 2014
Research by Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

Big Picture Science Radio Show – Deep Time
SETI Institute – Jul 08, 2014
Neil Shubin, PhD, is a guest

Seven ways to keep kids hydrated
Chicago Tribune – Jul 08, 2014
Holly Benjamin, MD, comments (via Reuters, syndicated to dozens of other publications)

Nazr Mohammed’s Annual Fundraiser
WCIU, The U – Jul 08, 2014
Fundraiser to benefit the Kovler Diabetes Center

Recent studies link sleep issues, diabetes
The Philadelphia Tribune – Jul 08, 2014
UChicago research cited

7/8/14 – For cancer patients, new tool predicts financial pain
Pharmacy Choice – Jul 08, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

Azithromycin and pneumonia
Today’s Hospitalist magazine – Jul 07, 2014
Study by David Meltzer, MD, PhD, cited

Bruce Reider, M.D. inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Phys.Org - Jul 07, 2014
Bruce Reider, MD, Professor Emeritus, featured

We Need to Talk About the Costs of Cancer Treatment
Forbes.com - Jul 07, 2014
Research by Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

Is Abstinence Unhealthy?
US News & World Report – Jul 07, 2014
Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, featured (syndicated to several other publications via Yahoo)

Trius: dump or double down on maker of MRSA antibiotic?
San Diego Biotechnology Connection – Jul 04, 2014
Michael David, MD, PhD, comments

Sleep Behavioral Specialist answers all questions on sleeping
WGN – Jul 02, 2014
Lisa Medalie, PsyD, CBSM, featured

AJMC Panel Asks: Does It Pay to Use Pathways?
American Journal of Managed Care – Jul 03, 2014
Chadi Nabhan, MD, comments

Recap: 4th Annual Ladybug Bash To Benefit Atia’s Project Ladybug Fund
Ask Miss A – Jul 02, 2014
The charity benefits families of pediatric cancer patients at Comer Children’s Hospital

Rethinking Sterile: The Hospital Microbiome
Environmental Health Perspectives – Jul 01, 2014
Jack Gilbert, PhD, featured

June 2014

50 Top-Grossing Nonprofit Hospitals | 2014
Becker’s Hospital Review – Jun 30, 2014
UChicago Medicine ranked #35

More research hospitals need a HIRO
Modern Healthcare – Jun 27, 2014
Guest commentary by Samuel Armato, PhD, and Nicholas Gruszauskas, PhD

Empowering Our Children by Bridging the Word Gap
The White House Blog – Jun 27, 2014
Dana Suskind, MD and the Thirty Million Words Initiative featured

A New Way to Deal with Cancer’s Devastating Cost
ABC News Radio – Jun 27, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

Isaiah Austin hopes to spread awareness of Marfan Syndrome after diagnosis
ABC7Chicago.com - Jun 26, 2014
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, comments

FDA Approves MRI Contrast Agent for Improved Evaluation of Breast Cancer
Oncology Times – LWW Journals – Jun 26, 2014
Gillian Newstead, MD, comments

When Cancer Becomes Personal: Oncologists Share Their Own Stories at ASCO Session
Oncology Times – LWW Journals – Jun 26, 2014
Andrew Artz, MD, featured

‘Financial Toxicity’ tool created to assist cancer patients
Oncology Nurse Advisor – Jun 26, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

Dr. Donald Jensen Elected President of American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes
Becker’s ASC Review – Jun 26, 2014

New Technique Grows Unknown Microbes One By One
Red Orbit – Jun 25, 2014
Resarch by Ira Hanan, MD, and Eugene Chang, MD, featured

Infants and Toddlers Cannot Be Forgotten When Expanding Pre-K
Huffington Post – Jun 24, 2014
The Thirty Million Words Initiative featured

Michelle Obama took baby Sasha to job interview
Today.com - Jun 24, 2014
Michelle Obama recalls how she brought her daughter to a job interview at UChicago Medicine

Research Round Up Podcast Series: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Cancer.Net Blog – Jun 24, 2014
Sonali Smith, MD, featured

Is America better at treating cancer than Europe?
VOX – Jun 24, 2014
Research by Tomas Philipson, PhD, cited

Growing unknown microbes one by one
Phys.Org - Jun 24, 2014
Resarch by Ira Hanan, MD, and Eugene Chang, MD, featured

Donald M. Jensen, president, American Liver Foundation-Great Lakes
Chicago Tribune – Jun 24, 2014
Donald Jensen, MD, featured

Growing Unknown Microbes One by One
Medical Design Technology – Jun 23, 2014
Research by Ira Hanan, MD, and Eugene Chang, MD, featured

High testosterone may predict more shallow sleep in overweight or obese men
Science Daily – Jun 23, 2014
Eve Van Cauter, PhD, featured

Exposure to fungicide, tolyfluanid, disrupts energy metabolism
Science Daily – Jun 23, 2014
Research by MD/PhD candidate Shane Regnier featured

Ald. Ed Burke confirms he will undergo cancer surgery
ABC7Chicago.com - Jun 23, 2014
Scott Eggener, MD, comments

Biometrics: Diabetes Device Data Go Unused
Medpage Today – Jun 23, 2014
Siri Atma W. Greeley, MD, PhD, comments

Now, a tool to predict financial pain from cancer
BGR – Jun 23, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, quoted

Scholars and scientists explore factors underlying serendipitous discoveries
Phys.Org - Jun 23, 2014
Jessica Kandel, MD, Rick Stevens, PhD, mentioned

COST: Calculating The Financial Pain Of Cancer
Science 2.0 – Jun 22, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, comments

Tool to predict ‘financial toxicity’ for cancer patients released
Tech Times – Jun 22, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

Dozens of workers at CDC may have been exposed to anthrax, but none are ill yet
VOX – Jun 21, 2014
Joseph Kanabrocki, PhD, comments

When Is the Cost of Cancer ‘Toxic’?
US News & World Report – Jun 20, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

For cancer patients, new tool predicts financial pain
Science Daily – Jun 20, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, featured

Side effect of cancer: financial toxicity
ConsumerAffairs.com - Jun 20, 2014
Jonas de Souza, MD, comments

Warnings Against Antidepressants For Teens May Have Backfired
NPR Blogs – Jun 18, 2014
Robert Gibbons, PhD, comments

Nutrition in the Acute Phase of Critical Illness — NEJM
The New England Journal Of Medicine – Jun 18, 2014
Jonathan Moss, MD, PhD, writes a letter to the editor

Expansion of end-of-life care order awaits governor’s signature
Find Law – Jun 16, 2014
Mark Siegler, MD, comments

Latest in Lung Cancer
Chicago Tribune – Jun 17, 2014
Daniel Golden, MD, featured

Is There an Rx for High Drug Prices?
Medpage Today – Jun 16, 2014
Rena Conti, PhD, comments

Illinois Expert: Drownings Can Happen in an Instant
Regional Daily News – Jun 19, 2014
Alison Tothy, MD, comments

Are You Headed toward Alcoholism?The Truth about Your Drinking Habits
Men’s Health Magazine – Jun 18, 2014
Research by Andrea King, PhD, cited

Did our evolution hinge on a ‘twist of fate’?
Futurity.org - Jun 20, 2014
Joe Thornton, PhD, comments

First articles published in new Journal of Medical Imaging
NewsRx – Jun 20, 2014
Maryellen Giger, PhD, comments

Clot-Blocking Therapy Appears Safe in Patients Undergoing Emergency Neurosurgery
Anesthesiology News – Jun 17, 2014
Martin H. Dauber, MD, comments

Islet transplant prevents diabetes after pancreas removal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Jun 16, 2014
Clinical trial at University of Chicago Medicine mentioned

Drug Shows Promise for the First Time Against Metastatic Melanoma of the Eye
Health News Digest – Jun 19, 2014
Research by Thomas F. Gajewksi, MD, PhD, featured

‘City of Lights’ Plan Could Be Harmful to Residents’ Health, Activist Says
DNAinfo.com Chicago – Jun 16, 2014
Kristen Knutson, PhD, comments

Eight Great Grains You Should Know
WholeFoods Magazine – Jun 19, 2014
2013 Celiac Symposium featured

Celiac Disease and Mental Health: What’s the Connection?
Health Central – Jun 13, 2014
Stefano Guandalini, MD, comments

Real Men Cook on Celebrates 25th Year on Father’s Day
DNAinfo.com Chicago – Jun 13, 2014
The event is sponsored by UChicago Medicine

ACS Cancer Action Network Forum Probes Ways to Fulfill Promise of Personalized Medicine
Oncology Times – LWW Journals – Jun 12, 2014
Olufunmilayo Olopade, MD, comments

On the Trail of Drug-Defying Superbugs
LiveScience – Jun 12, 2014
Diane Lauderdale, PhD, comments

7 Things You Should Absolutely Know Before Going To The Hospital
The Huffington Post – Jun 12, 2014
Visitor information provided by UChicagoMed cited

FDA Approves Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agent for Evaluation of Breast Cancer
The Asco Post – Jun 12, 2014
Gillian Newstead, MD, comments

Indiana Miss USA Contestant Draws Social Media Praise For ‘Normal’ Body
CBS Chicago – Jun 11, 2014
Andrea Goldschmidt, PhD, comments

UPMC Shifts Cancer Programs to Hospital With 340B Discount Privileges
Becker’s Hospital Review – Jun 11, 2014
Research by Rena Conti, PhD, mentioned

Why sleep deprivation can kill
CBS News – Jun 10, 2014
Research by Eve Van Cauter, PhD, cited

Treating ulcerative colitis
Fox News – Jun 10, 2014
David Rubin, MD, comments

UPMC ‘moves’ Hillman for chemotherapy savings
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Jun 09, 2014
Rena Conti, PhD, comments

Putting dying wishes in medical record helps them happen, study shows
NY Daily News – Jun 09, 2014
Mark Siegler, MD, comments

Loneliness Is As Deadly As Smoking
Business Insider – Jun 09, 2014
John Cacioppo, PhD, comments

Sue’s Morning Stretch: Why sleep is so important to your health
Voices – Sun Times – Jun 09, 2014
Baba Mokleshi, MD, comments

Meet Our 2014 Greater Chicago Regional GEM Winners
Nurse.com - Jun 09, 2014
Meredith Borak, RN, MSN, named winner for Patient and Staff Management

It’s never too early to start closing the achievement gap
The Macon Telegraph – Jun 08, 2014
The Thirty Million Words Initiative featured

Tax sugary drinks
Chicago Sun-Times – Jun 06, 2014
Op-ed by Goutham Rao, MD

Teens at Greater Risk of Insulin Resistance When They Get Less Sleep
Diabetes In Control – Jun 06, 2014
Research by Dorit Koren, MD, featured

Merck agrees to buy Idenix for $3.85 billion
USA Today – Jun 09, 2014
Donald Jensen, MD, comments

Horyn 5K draws runners, walkers of all ages
Skokie Review (Sun-Times) – Jun 08, 2014
Fundraiser held in memory of former patient of Victoria Villaflor, MD

Understanding patients’ dreams: Inspirations in Medicine
AMA Wire – Jun 06, 2014
Stacy Lindau, MD, featured

Wisconsin stabbing: Violence influenced by fiction nothing new
Chicago Tribune – Jun 03, 2014
Khalid Afzal, MD, comments

Of Leaves, Trees, Forests, and Primary Care
Annals of Internal Medicine – Jun 03, 2014
Commentary by Adam Cifu, MD

Microbes May Drive the Evolution of New Animal Species
Wired - Jun 06, 2014
Jerry Coyne, PhD, comments

Community Hospital unveils new tower
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Jun 05, 2014
Features NICU staffed by UChicagoMed specialists

Advancing Visualization
Radiology Today Magazine - Jun 05, 2014
Paul Chang, MD, comments

Minimal Toolkit for Stem Cell Self-Renewal
The Scientist - Jun 05, 2014
Research by Shohei Koide, PhD, featured

Frozen in the hospital! Watch medical students sing Let It Go.
KevinMD.com — Medical Blog - Jun 05, 2014
Students from the Pritzker School of Medicine perform a parody of the Frozen theme

Hepatitis C A Liver Transplant Saved My Life
EverydayHealth.com - Jun 04, 2014
Nancy Reau, MD, comments

Circadian Misalignment Tied to Diabetes Risk
Renal And Urology News - Jun 04, 2014
Research by Eve Van Cauter, PhD, Rachel Leproult, PhD, featured

ASCO: Higher Breast Ca Risk for Childhood Cancer Survivors
Medpage Today - Jun 04, 2014
Research by Tara Henderson, MD, MPH, featured

10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Dreams
Yahoo Shine - Jun 04, 2014
Lisa Medalie, PsyD, CBSM, comments

Smoking tops list of killers causing preventable death in U.S.
Medill Reports - Jun 03, 2014
Andrea King, PhD; Kyle Hogarth, MD, comment

108 Hospitals, Health Systems That Are Great Places to Work
Becker’s Hospital Review - Jun 03, 2014
UChicago Medicine & BSD ranked

Prematurity Rates Are Too High — And Children’s Hospitals Are Cashing In
Business Insider - Jun 03, 2014
Peter Smith, MD, MA, comments

ASCO 2014: Ibrutinib Significantly Delays Disease Progression and Extends Survival in Relapsed CLL
The Asco Post - Jun 03, 2014
Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, comments

Sue’s Morning Stretch: Putting the brakes on soda consumption
Voices – Sun Times - Jun 02, 2014
Goutham Rao, MD, mentioned

11 things most people don’t know about health insurance
VOX - Jun 02, 2014
David Meltzer, MD, PhD, comments

Q&A with Sameer Badlani
CMIO.net - May 28, 2014
Sameer Badlani, MD, interviewed

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