January 5, 2018
Dr. Amber Fifer has been appointed associate director of the Center for Clinical Research.
October 3, 2017
Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University Medicine will host the 17th annual Denim & Diamonds fundraiser Saturday, October 14, at the Crowne Plaza Springfield.
August 10, 2017
Will test progression of kidney disease
July 24, 2017
The first time Jennifer Deiss ever took a Tylenol with codeine, also known as Tylenol 3, it was in 1983 when she was in her late twenties. Suffering from complications following surgery, doctors determined the now 62-year-old had arthritis that had been aggravated by bed rest.
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.
July 18, 2017
As American lifespans increase due to progress made on other medical frontiers, the toll from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) grows.
July 5, 2017
“My mother died of cancer when I was a teenager. At a very young age, I was determined to do something in this field,” said Bethanie Russell, who is among five college undergraduates chosen for a Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) summer internship working in a lab with cancer researchers.
June 28, 2017
Students swap summer break for science
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.