Gus Gordon, local TV personality, accompanied Dr. Gayle Woodson, Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology (ENT), through a day of operating and seeing patients in clinic as part of a Mini-Internship Program sponsored by the Sangamon County Medical Society.
Mr. Gordon was particularly interested in Dr. Woodson’s practice as it relates to laryngology, the study of the voice.
SIU Med School Hearing Loss Study Advances with DOD Grant
A Southern Illinois University School of Medicine patented drug aimed at preventing noiseinduced hearing loss is in the final stages of research. A $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense U.S. Army Research and Materiel Command Branch will support a Phase 3 clinical trial to determine if D-methionine (D-met) can prevent noise-induced hearing loss in soldiers. more...