The mission of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) is to stimulate collaboration among scientists at Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago and others to accelerate discovery that will transform biomedical research and improve the health of humankind.
The CBC gratefully acknowledges support from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust.

June 21, 2017
Search for the CBC Associate Director for Translation Activities
The CBC has opened a search for the CBC Associate Director for Translation Activities (ADTA), who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of new Phase 2 programs. Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2017.
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August 21, 2017
New genomic data platform to focus on children’s health issues
A CBC Lever Award 2008 co-recipient, Robert Grossman of UChicago, will play a major role in establishment of the new NIH-sponsored initiative, called the Gabriella Miller Kids First pediatric data resource center.
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August 11, 2017
success story
Big data yields surprising connections between diseases
CBC Lever Award (2012) to Andrey Rzhetsky (UChicago), Edwin Cook (UIC), and Richard Morimoto (NU).
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July 26, 2017
Members of the CBC Accelerator Network (CBCAN) discuss the new CBC Accelerator Award program at the second CBCAN meeting
The second CBCAN meeting took place on July 20, 2017 at the Prentice Women’s Hospital in downtown Chicago. Close to 90 people attended, including faculty and administration representatives of the three CBC universities, representatives of local industry such as AbbVie, Baxter, and Eli Lilly, biotech startups such as ClostraBio and Novalex Theurapeutics, additional companies including Shamrock Structures, and representatives of the local biomedical community, including members of MATTER, iBIO, PROPEL and Flavin Ventures.
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Featured Events

15th Annual CBC Symposium
“Small Molecule Discovery”

DATE: Friday, November 17, 2017

September 12, 2017
Rosalind Franklin University
BioPathways Entrepreneurial Speaker Series:
Innovation in the Global Pharmacy

September 13, 2017
UChicago Division of Biological Sciences (BSD) Symposium
Rising Stars in Data Science

September 28, 2017
NU International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN)
2017 IIN Symposium

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Chicago Biotech

Women in Bio (WIB): Third Annual Start-Up Challenge
Date: September 28, 2017
Location: MATTER

PROPEL: SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop
Date: October 3-4, 2017
Location: MATTER

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