The Midwest Roybal Center has awarded pilot funding to two UIC doctoral candidates -- one from the College of Applied Health Sciences, the other from the College of Nursing -- for their dissertation research.
In a randomized trial of obese older adults, Marian Fitzgibbon and colleagues will look closely at the relationship between the Mediterranean diet and improved brain function, along with physical activity and weight loss.
Illinois Prevention Research Center researchers led by Sandy Slater report on early findings of their evaluation of the effects of the Chicago Plays! program, which will renovate over 300 playlots across the city.
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research awards Molly Martin and colleagues in UIC Dentistry $2.5 million to test an intervention to improve the oral health of families with preschoolers.