Medical Student to Present at 90th Annual Plastic Surgery Meeting

Congratulations to Sydney Mathis, MD candidate 2024, whose submission entitled Same-Day Virtual Reality Surgical Planning and Intraoperative Navigation: A New Surgical Workflow for Craniofacial Trauma and Reconstruction was accepted for presentation at the 90th Annual Plastic Surgery The Meeting 2021, taking place in Atlanta this Octo Sydney Mathis, M2 ber. The Office of [...]

2021-07-27T14:51:05-05:00July 27th, 2021|General, Research|

Bridge Funding Now Available for UICOMR Faculty

The Office of Research is now accepting applications for the 2022 Bridge Funding cycle. Bridge funding is intended to provide short-term financial support to sustain the research programs, laboratories, and momentum of productive researchers during funding gaps to give them a chance to regain extramural funding. Bridge funding is targeted to all members of the [...]

2021-07-08T11:12:44-05:00July 8th, 2021|General, Research|

Dr. Khare Receives Women of Achievement Professions Award

Dr. Manorama Khare Manorama Khare, PhD, recently received the Women of Achievement Professions Award from the YWCA of Northwestern Illinois. Dr. Khare is a research associate professor and interim director of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford’s Division of Health Policy and Social Sciences Research. She is a well-published public health [...]

2021-05-18T15:35:21-05:00May 18th, 2021|General, Research|

Award Winners for Research Week 2021

Best Basic Science Research Poster Award Sponsored by Department of Biomedical Sciences Preksha Shahagadkar Exploring NCX4040, an Aspirin Derivative, for Treating Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Best Basic Science Research Poster Award Sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific Edidiong Essien A novel drug delivery system for Rheumatoid Arthritis: L-sulforaphane loaded boronate-PAMAM dendrimers Best Case Report [...]

2021-04-23T09:31:46-05:00April 22nd, 2021|General, Research|

Research Day 2021

Welcome to Research Week 2021 This showcase of research projects from the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford and the Rockford area is impressive — please join us in this celebration of research activities. This year's theme is The Mental Health Impact of COVID-19. Award winners will be announced Friday, April 23, 2021. View the [...]

2021-04-21T15:35:25-05:00April 15th, 2021|General, Research|

Rockford Researcher Named Inventor of the Year

Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram, DMV, PhD, was named the 2020 Inventor of the Year by the University of Illinois Chicago. Dr. Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram Kalyanasundaram, DMV, PhD, is a professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford. His work on a vaccine to prevent parasitic infections [...]

2021-02-15T14:11:22-06:00February 15th, 2021|General, Research|

Medical Student Research Accepted for Presentation

Fourth-year medical student Akash Khurana’s research Akash Khurana, M4 has been accepted for a poster presentation at the American College of Gastroenterology National Conference in October. His project, “Follow-up Outcomes in Celiac Disease Patients Followed at a Large, Community-Based Gastroenterology Practice” assessed whether patients who were referred to a dietitian had significant differences [...]

2020-09-25T16:39:20-05:00September 25th, 2020|General, Research|

$3 Million NIH Grant to Further College of Medicine Rockford Researcher’s Vaccine for Lymphatic Filariasis

Study will develop a vaccine for preventing a disabling infectious disease that affects millions around the world Dr. Ramaswamy Kalyanasundaram A University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford researcher and his collaborator at PAI Life Sciences Inc. received a three-year grant totaling $3 million from the National Institutes of Health that will advance [...]

2020-07-14T16:48:25-05:00July 14th, 2020|General, Research, Uncategorized|

Researcher Receives $1.8 Million NIH Grant to Further Research on Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

College of Medicine Rockford Researcher Receives $1.8 Million NIH Grant to Further Research on Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Study goal is to identify role of glia-neuron crosstalk Researchers at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford received a five-year grant totaling more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health that will enhance research [...]

2020-06-22T13:51:16-05:00May 22nd, 2020|General, Research|
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