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    Updated 11/26/18: Cycle 2 deadline extended to 5:00 pm Central Time on Friday, January 18, 2019.

  • A negative pressure wound therapy device

    With a $1.7 million, two-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers in the UIC Epicenter for Prevention of Healthcare Associated Infections will determine whether negative pressure wound therapy can help reduce the incidents of surgical site infections in obese and diabetic patients.

  • Dr. Pauline Maki, professor of psychology and psychiatry

    It is well-recognized that women are at increased risk of depression during the postpartum period when hormone levels are changing, but the risk of depression associated with perimenopause remains under-recognized and clinical recommendations on how to diagnose and treat this kind of depression in women have been lacking...until now.

  • Dr. Jun Ma

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in collaboration with their colleagues at Stanford University and the University of Washington, will look at how an integrated behavioral therapy aimed at helping people with co-occurring obesity and depression can be adapted for individuals based on how their brain function changes in response to the intervention.