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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Older adults who move more than average, either in the form of daily exercise or just routine physical activity such as housework, may maintain more of their memory and thinking skills than people who are less active than ...

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Gene therapy shown to remove core component of Parkinson's disease

An international team led by Rush researcher Jeffrey Kordower, Ph.D., has moved a step closer to developing a treatment to clear brain cells of a protein that is an integral cause of Parkinson's disease. The team published ...

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