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Study of Green Tea Extract May Yield Key to Hearing Protection for Cancer Patients

October 16, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: If you could take a drug that would help cure your cancer, but it would make you go deaf, would you still take the drug?


SIU Medicine Seeks Volunteers with Head, Neck Lymphedema

August 10, 2018

Dr. Sandra Ettema is currently recruiting for a clinical research study entitled, “A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Feasibility and Potential Effectiveness of the Flexitouch® System Head and Neck Treatment” at SIU School of Medicine.

SIU Medicine Seeks Volunteers with Hearing Loss for Tinnitus Study

August 10, 2018

SIU Medicine is seeking volunteers to participate in a research study aimed at developing a new device for the objective assessment of tinnitus.

SIU Students & Residents Honored for Research

May 11, 2018
Young researchers at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine show great promise as they pursued answers to scientific queries during the 28th annual Trainee Research Symp

Amber Fifer named Associate Director of CCR

January 5, 2018

Dr. Amber Fifer has been appointed associate director of the Center for Clinical Research.

SIU School of Medicine Employees Honored for Service

October 10, 2017

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine honored 56 of its employees for their years of service at campus facilities in Springfield, Decatur and Quincy.  The following employees included:

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.

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