Highlights

Undergrads Prepare for Careers in Cancer Research through SCI Internships

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.

T32 Award Notice

May 18, 2017

Justin Darcy, a PhD student in the Department of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, has been selected for a postdoctoral slot on Joslin Diabetes Center's NIH Training Grant.  According to Dr. T.

Microbes May Offer Clues to Improve Endometriosis Care

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.

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.

SIU Researcher Receives Top Award from Speech and Hearing Association

November 18, 2016

Dr. Kathleen Campbell’s patented drug may prevent or reduce hearing loss

NIH Grant Will Aid SIU Breast Cancer Research

August 29, 2016

Ran lab to study tumor formation, spread

SIU Scientist Examining Environmental Effects on Longevity

August 22, 2016

Bartke lab to study temperature, metabolism

DoD Grant Boosts ALS and Dementia Drug Discovery Pipeline

August 1, 2016

Carbondale lab to study genetics of disease