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Creating new knowledge of living systems, training the next generation of leaders in biology and medicine, and advancing the forefront of health through innovative patient care.

Primordial super-enhancers provide early snapshot of the mechanisms that allowed for multicellularity

A new study by David Pincus and team has found that organelle-like transcriptional condensates are an ancient and flexible tool used by cells to drive rapid gene expression.

Chicago universities & health systems receive $51 million from the NIH to improve health equity

The Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM) launched its latest initiative to support health equity research across the Chicagoland region.

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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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