A local family announced a $100 million gift Wednesday to establish The Duchossois Family Institute at the University of Chicago Medicine. The institute will harness the power of the ways the microbiome, human immune system, and genetics interact to maintain health. ITM investigators Samuel Volchenboum, MD, PhD; Marcus Clark, MD; and others took the press …

UChicago Medicine and Google are joining forces to analyze patient records in order to predict medical events. Together, they will take the information found in electronic health records, look for patterns, and use those patterns to identify at-risk patients and forecast their health. “There’s so much health care data, especially with electronic health records being adopted …

        Our investigators Michael Howell, MD, MPH, and Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD, MS, delivered a talk at the Google Cloud Next 2017 conference this week in San Francisco. They explored how the de-identification of healthcare data could help new discoveries emerge. “We think better de-identification is critical to improving the pace of …

Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD, ITM Associate Director and Director of ITM partner the Center for Research Informatics (CRI), recently published a letter on “contagious risk” in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). His work focuses on the effects in-hospital critical illness events have on other patients in the same ward – also know as …