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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.

New statistical method helps write the instruction manual for biological complexity

Researchers take a mathematical and statistical approach to identify patterns in how proteins interact with each other across thousands of bacteria to build the collective whole.

UChicago and Argonne lead NSF-funded project to build pandemic monitoring expertise

The collaboration among six institutions seeks to build off-the-shelf tools and expertise that can support public health officials in responding to the next pandemic.

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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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