Celebrity chef Graham Elliot's 130-pound weight loss after bariatric surgery

Celebrity Chef Reshapes His Connection with Food and Health

At almost 400 pounds, star chef Graham Elliot's health concerns were serious and escalating. Just months after weight loss surgery, he's 130 pounds lighter with a radically healthier outlook.

Parkinson's disease patient Cheng Xiu Xu playing ping-pong

Bouncing Back with DBS

Deep brain stimulation helped Cheng Xiu Xu regain control of her debilitating Parkinson's disease symptoms. Just two days after surgery, Xu was well enough to return to her daily ping-pong games.

Prof. Neil Shubin

'Your Inner Fish' Takes to the Screen

Prof. Neil Shubin explains that human body parts, talents, ailments and biological puzzles have origins in the genes and body plans of our animal relatives.

Daniel P. Mass, MD, and the Kobek family

Orthopaedic Care a Family Affair

Three generations of the Kobek family travel from Indiana to UChicago Medicine for surgery to treat complex fractures. While their medical journey has been challenging, the Kobeks praise their doctor and the hospital staff for providing excellent care.

Molly Lawson

Flying High Now

Molly Lawson was born with an underdeveloped jaw that pushed her tongue toward the back of her throat, obstructing her airway. An innovative surgical procedure corrected the life-threatening birth defect, enabling Molly to breathe, eat and thrive.

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Community Benefit ReportThe University of Chicago Medicine provided 21.7 percent, or $254.1 million, of total operating expenses in community benefits and services to promote health and well-being on the South Side and beyond. Read the 2012 Community Benefit Report

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University of Chicago Faculty Named Guggenheim Fellows

Medical ethicist Lainie Ross and geneticist Joe Thornton were among 177 scholars to receive 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships.


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New Award Named in Honor of Veteran Hematology/Oncology Nurse

A legacy of knowledge, kindness and collaboration will be honored in the first Sylvia Watson Award for Excellence in Ambulatory Oncology Nursing Practice to be presented at the Nursing Excellence Awards Ceremony in May.