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Dr. Nie Receives Grant to Study Chemo-Resistant Lung Tumors

"Tumor resistance to chemotherapy is a major cause of treatment failures in lung cancer," said Dr. Daotai Nie, Ph.D. "To eradicate chemo-resistant tumor cells, it is important to identify the subset of tumor cells that can survive from chemotherapy and determine their roles in tumor recurrence."More

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SIU Leads Partnership to Raise Awareness of Antibiotic Resistance

Since antibiotics can only treat illnesses caused by bacteria, they should not be used to treat illnesses caused by viruses, including colds, the flu, most sore throats, bronchitis and many sinus and ear infections. Taking antibiotics when they’re not needed is fueling an increase in drug-resistant bacteria.More

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SIU Physician Receives National Award for Advancing Women in Surgery

Dr. Hilary Sanfey, surgery professor at SIU School of Medicine, received the 2014 Nina Starr Braunwald Award, recognizing a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the advancement of women in surgery.More

Family Community Medicine
SIU Center for Family and Community Medicine Receives Grant

The SIU FCM in Springfield has received a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to expand mental health services and integrate behavioral health into the patient care visit.More

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