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  • a doctor holds paper cut outs of people in her hands

    AY 19-20 Priority Areas include: Pain management/opioid use/substance use, health disparities/health equity, innovative implementation science, projects related to Health Chicago 2.0 goals or Chicago Health Atlas data, studies on translational research process improvement methods, projects grounded in bidirectional community-based participation, and child health research.

  • Illustration of patient and family talking to doctor about COPD drug options. (Image: UIC Institute for Healthcare Delivery Design/Larysa Glushchenko)

    Supported, in part, by the CCTS Biomedical Informatics Core, the clinical trial -known as the RELIANCE study- is designed by researchers with the help of patients, caregivers, professional societies and the COPD Foundation, the largest patient advocacy organization for COPD in the U.S.

  • The PRIDE Team (L to R): Aman Khan, Rooshey Hasnain, Mansha Mirza, Kathryn Duke and Sumithra Murthy. (Image courtesy of UIC Today)

    CCTS-supported researchers lead the Partners of Refugees in Illinois Disability Employment (PRIDE) program, a UIC initiative that connects refugees with disabilities to education and resources on navigating the local job market. The program seeks to ensure refugees with disabilities understand their rights — namely Equal Employment Opportunity — and to provide connections to the governmental and community-based groups that are available to offer support.

  • Dr. Sandeep Jain, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences (Photo: Jenny Fontaine)

    CCTS Biostatistician, Dr. Yi-Fan Chen, co-authors paper on a phase I/II clinical trial of a new enzyme-based treatment for severe dry eye disease, led by UIC professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, Dr. Sandeep Jain.