Jean and Danny Martinez

Making Beautiful Music

With medication controlling her debilitating Parkinson’s symptoms, Jean Martinez can once again enjoy a cherished family hobby.

James Bell with docs

Beating Back the Widow Maker

James Bell had to be resuscitated several times after a blocked artery triggered a heart attack. The quick, coordinated efforts by emergency staff and interventional cardiologists opened Bell's artery and helped him return to a normal life.

Sara Llibre

Triathlete Regains Her Stride with Minimally Invasive Hip Procedure

Sara Llibre is back to running and competing in Ironman competitions after having hip preservation surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine.

Inquiry and Impact

The University of Chicago Capital Campaign

This ambitious campaign will support faculty and researchers who are shaping fields of inquiry, and will provide resources for scientists, physicians and students to ask and answer questions that are among the most challenging in medicine.

Mya Ludlow 10th birthday

Comer Children's Hospital Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Thanks to expert care at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, Mya Ludlow is celebrating her 10th birthday in 2015. Learn more about the impact of our first decade.

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Community Benefit Report

2013 Community Benefit ReportThe University of Chicago Medicine contributed 22.5 percent, or $283 million, of total operating expenses in community benefits and services to improve the health of the South Side and beyond. » Read the 2013 Community Benefit Report

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Breathless: How blood-oxygen levels regulate air intake

A UChicago team unravels the mysterious process of how the body detects oxygen levels in the blood to regulate breathing rates.


Immune cells support good gut bacteria in fight against harmful bacteria

An immune cell protein helps good bacteria fight harmful pathogens in the gut, reports UChicago's Yang-Xin Fu, which could lead to new treatments that fight infections by promoting a healthy gut microbiome.