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Researchers to Know: UChicago Professors Kunle Odunsi and Rama Ranganathan Recognized for Groundbreaking Work

The Illinois Science and Technology Coalition (ISTC) this year has named University of Chicago Professors Kunle Odunsi and Rama Ranganathan as among its 2021 Researchers to Know. "Research activity at…
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Multifunctional Nanomedicine Developed Using Novel UChicago Tech Gets FDA Nod to Initiate Clinical Trials

Coordination Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPI) recently announced that the FDA has approved the company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application to initiate a first-in-human Phase 1 clinical study of its novel cancer…
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Cancer’s Achilles’ Heel? UChicago Startup Secures $7 Million to Develop ‘Game-Changer’ Treatments

Onchilles Pharma recently closed its Series A funding round, bringing in approximately $7 million, including a $500,000 investment from the University of Chicago’s Startup Investment Fund. Cofounded by UChicago Associate…
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F3 Platform Biologics Developing Cancer-Preventing Drugs Based on the Work of UChicago Researcher

Amifostine has a long history and today could potentially help prevent the development of approximately 40,000 cancer cases each year - the goal of F3 Platform Biologics. Amifostine has traditionally…
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Patent of the Week: A 3D Culture System for Ovarian Cancer Research

Researchers – including Ernst Lengyel, Arthur L. and Lee G. Herbst Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago – have developed a 3D culture system that…
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Clarix Imaging Addresses Unmet Needs with Novel Imaging-Based Solution for Surgical Oncology

Clarix Imaging was founded in 2016 as a spin-off company from the University of Chicago – translating decades of research in advanced medical imaging theory and techniques out of professor…
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Patent of the Week: Precisely Delivering High Dose Radiation to Multiple Tumor Sites

University of Chicago researchers have developed an algorithm and prototype software package that successfully generates radiation beam angles for more precisely delivering treatment to multiple tumor sites. Stereotactic ablative…
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Patent of the Week: A Low Dose, Multi-Drug Cocktail for Breast Cancer Treatment

More than 150,000 breast cancer survivors were living with metastatic disease, three-fourths of whom were originally diagnosed with stage I-III, as of January 1, 2019, according to the American…
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Patent of the Week: Identifying High-Risk Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patients

Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is the most aggressive type of breast cancer and has the least favorable prognosis, as there are fewer targeted medicines available. Accounting for about…
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Illinois Ignite: Researchers to Showcase Breakthroughs in Healthcare, Computing, and Advanced Manufacturing

Illinois Ignite 2020 will feature technologies and startups from the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois-Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology. The virtual…
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Duckworth Family’s Partnership Drives Cancer Discoveries to Market

A $1 million gift will establish the Duckworth Family Cancer Fund at the University of Chicago Medicine to accelerate the pace of cancer discoveries brought to market.

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