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Dr. Torry
Donald S. Torry, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Dean for Research

Research Updates
For the latest updates and news from the research world at SIU School of Medicine, check out the Research Communiqué, the quarterly newsletter from the office of the ADRFA.

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  • Dr. Bartke
    The Science of Aging
    Geriatric research at SIU seeks to answer how and why we age. Dr. Andrzej Bartke and the geriatric research division team are pursuing several new directions of exploration. Continue >
  • Dr. Kurian
    Joe Kurian, PhD studies effects of BPA found in consumer products
    BPA leeches into foods, drinks and the environment, resulting in approximately 93 percent of Americans carrying significant levels of the harmful compound. More >
  • Dr. Nie
    Nie Receives grant to study chemo-resistant lung tumors
    Daotai Nie, PhD, professor of MMICB and member of the Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU, has been awarded a grant from the US Department of Defense – US Army Medical Research to study the high recurrence of lung cancer after chemotherapy. Due to exposure to explosive dusts and smoke, members of the military are especially vulnerable to lung cancer.
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The office of the associate dean for research and faculty affairs coordinates SIU’s involvement with sponsored programs and establishes and maintains contact with funding agencies, providing them with information about the School’s research needs, interest and capabilities. The office also promotes faculty development and faculty interest in research and coordinates the three doctoral programs in Molecular Biology/Microbiology and Biochemistry; Pharmacology; and Physiology.