Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian FavelaBy: R. Ben Penglase, PhDThis book examines how inequality, racism, drug trafficking, police brutality, and gang activities affect the daily lives of the people of Caxambu.
When HIV-1 infects an immune cell, the virus travels to the nucleus so quickly there’s not enough time to set off the cell’s alarm system. Now, a Loyola University Chicago study has discovered the protein that helps the virus travel so fast. Researchers found that without this protein, the virus became stranded in the cytoplasm, where it was detected by the viral defense system. (The cytoplasm is the portion of the cell outside the nucleus.)
Communities in need of critical legal services in such areas as health care, education, and criminal justice will benefit from a new center at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Curt Rodin (JD ’75) and his wife, Linda Rodin.
Mashkoor Choudhry, MPhil, PhD, professor in the Department of Surgery and Francis Alonzo, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immuniology were named Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s Senior and Junior Scientists of the Year, respectively.