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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.

Researchers develop screening tool to aid early diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

New tool uses algorithm to scan patient records for signs of IPF and alert primary care physicians for early diagnosis.

$10 million gift to support ALS research, educational outreach at local high schools

The gift from the Lohengrin Foundation will help establish a center of excellence in research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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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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