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.
May 4, 2017
A national organization promoting economic opportunity has ranked Southern Illinois University Carbondale among its top 100 in the country for technology transfer.
May 2, 2017
Center seeks patients, care partners to advance therapies
April 12, 2017
April 12, 2017 – Cells that typically grow in the lining of the uterus can emerge in other places in the abdominal cavity where they don’t belong, resulting in severe pain and infertility.
September 24, 2015
NIH grant to fund researcher development, increase cancer research scope