Throughout Illinois Tech, faculty and students are exploring how we can be healthier as individuals and as a society. This research encompass chronic conditions, disease, the environment, food safety, medical devices, medical imaging, mental health, nutrition, and sports.
Health and Wellness
An Institute of Design faculty member and a University of Chicago physician receive funding to prepare patient guides on external radiation beam therapy.
Faculty member Brent Stephens, recognized indoor air quality expert, and his colleagues knew from their computational model that long-range transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus played a significant role in its spread on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in winter 2020.
Two longtime Armour College imaging experts have received an NIH grant to further advance their use of artificial intelligence to reduce the amount of radiation that patients are exposed to when undergoing cardiac and renal medical imaging.
CROWNase, an inhalation therapy developed at Illinois Tech, shows promising results in removing the protective spiky glycoprotein that envelops SARS-CoV-2 virus particles.
Integrating gaming elements into school or workplace settings can improve learning says Assistant Professor of Psychology Kristina Bauer.
In a study published in the journal Building and Environment, Armour College faculty members Brent Stephens and Mohammad Heidarinejad report that a bipolar ionizer air cleaner does a poor job removing pollutants and may also release harmful byproducts.