Rush University Medical Center

The Rush Medical Center was founded in 1837 in Chicago, Illinois. Today, Rush Medical Center is known for cutting edge patient care/medical research in neuroendovascular medicine and rated as one of the Best Hospitals in America for research and patient care. Rush Medical Center has a reputation for treating complex congenital and structural heart conditions. Rush Medical Center has a teaching hospital which includes physician and nursing training programs.

Address
1653 W. Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois 60612
Website
http://www.rush.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush_University_Medical_Center

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Medications

Testing remdesivir as a potential treatment for COVID-19

Rush University Medical Center is participating in a new clinical trial to test the effectiveness of the drug remdesivir in the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This disease currently has no approved treatment.

Oncology & Cancer

Putting precision oncology into practice

Rush University Medical Center is the first health care organization to launch medical record company Epic's module for genomic results, giving providers the tools they need to tailor patient care at the molecular level. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Can the flu shot help fight cancer?

Changing the microenvironment of tumors to increase the immune system's response to them has been the goal of countless research and clinical studies including the most recent use of checkpoint inhibitory antibodies. The ...

Medications

Pain relief without opioids

The United States has approximately 5 percent of the world's population, but accounts for 99 percent of the world's consumption of hydrocodone, an opioid used to treat long-term pain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Oncology & Cancer

One woman's cancer fight: a case study in structural racism

Despite the growing body of evidence showing that social forces like income, housing and educational attainment have a greater bearing on health outcomes than behavior or genetics, healthcare leaders remain reluctant to ...

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