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A Seat at the Table

July 24, 2017

In 1975, the first class graduated from the then just five-year-old SIU School of Medicine. To look at the class photo, two things stand out for those of us looking at it with a 2017 gaze: in this small class of 24 people, there is only one person of color, and not one is female.

Bringing balance back: Ear cells regenerated in mammals

June 19, 2017

The inner ear is lined with two types of hair cells that help us to hear and balance. The cells respond to sound waves for hearing and head and body movement for balance. As we age, the cells are injured or die off, and our hearing and balance suffer as a result.

Simmons Cancer Institute Accepting Summer Internship Applications

January 20, 2017

Summer research internships will be offered for the ninth year at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Medicine.

NIH Grant Aids SIU Hearing Research

July 22, 2016

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SIU Med School Joins National Precision Medicine Initiative

July 18, 2016

Largest study of long-term health to launch later this year SIU Med School Joins National Precision Medicine Initiative

Clearer Views for Better Hearing

July 6, 2016

DoD Grant Funds New Microscope to Aid Hearing Research