Integrating biology & medicine

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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

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.

How T cells learn when to wield their immunological weapons

New research from the University of Chicago shows how cells unpack the genome to let T cells learn how to respond to pathogens and cancers.

Scott Oakes named Vice Dean for Clinical Science Research

The Vice Dean for Clinical Science Research is a new leadership role accountable for successfully implementing the research strategic plan as it pertains to clinical science within the overall BSD/PSOM research mission.

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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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