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NIH Awards Grant

November 28, 2018

NIH awards $1,880,916 grant to Dr. Vickram Ramkumar for prevention of hearing loss in cancer patients on cisplatin chemotherapy.

2018 Department of Pharmacology Memorial Award Recipients

May 30, 2018

Dr. Satu Somani was one of the original faculty members of the SIU-SOM Department of Pharmacology and a dedicated scientist educator.  He loved teaching, often asking for more time to teach additional material he felt important to the student’s medical education.  Dr.

2018 Graduate Student Research Symposium

May 24, 2018

Three graduate students from the Department of Pharmacology won awards at the 28th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium held on April 26, 2018. Asmita Dhukhwa from Dr. Vic Ramkumar’s lab won 3rd place for her oral presentation. Jesse Britz from Dr.

SIU-SOM Auditory Researchers Present At ARO Midwinter Meeting - San Diego CA

March 1, 2018

Auditory Researchers in the Department of Pharmacology gave 11 presentations at the 41st Annual Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology held February 10-14 in San Diego, CA.  Oral and poster presentations were given by members of Drs.

Two Receive ARO Travel Grant Award

January 17, 2018

Congratulations to award recipients Nnenna Ezeilo, M.D., a fourth-year resident in Otolaryngology working in the lab of Dr. Brandon Cox (Pharmacology) and Sri Kommajosyula, Ph.D., a first-year postdoc working in the lab of Dr.

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:

Five Graduate at Summer Commencement

October 3, 2017

Surrounded by faculty, family and friends, five Southern Illinois University School of Medicine graduate students received their diplomas at a summer commencement ceremony on September 22 at the South Auditorium at SIU School of Medicine.

SIU Med Students Seek Answers to Stroke, Alzheimer's Disease

June 28, 2017

Students swap summer break for science