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As part of the University of Chicago, we pursue globally impactful solutions to seemingly unsolvable challenges. 

Known for rigorous scholarship and interdisciplinary collaborations, our offerings include undergraduate, graduate, medical, and postgraduate programs.

Clinical-grade microbiome drug manufacturing facility opens at UChicago

The first of its kind at an academic institution, the facility gives experts the capability to put live bacteria into capsules that can be administered safely to patients in clinical trials.

New ultrasensitive DNA-based test helps detect cancer earlier

Researchers from UChicago and Northwestern developed a new test that can detect cancer from small fragments of DNA circulating in the blood.

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UChicago Medicine

At the forefront of medicine since its founding in 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine is a not-for-profit academic medical health system that includes hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and its suburbs. UChicago Medicine unites five organizations to fulfill its tripartite mission of medical education, research and patient care: Pritzker School of Medicine, Biological Sciences Division, Medical Center, Community Health and Hospital Division, and UChicago Medicine Physicians.

Our Clinical Departments are tightly integrated with UChicago Medicine with many of our faculty also being practicing physicians.

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