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SIU Medicine Enrolling Patients for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial

April 20, 2021

The Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment at SIU Medicine is now enrolling patients with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease to help determine if an investigational drug is effective at treating this debilitating condition.

New aid available to transform health care in underserved communities

March 30, 2021

In March, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a plan to transform health care in underserved communities, offering support to improve access and collaborations with the goal of greater equity.

SIU Medicine ending COVID-19 testing March 30, 2021

March 29, 2021

SIU School of Medicine will be closing its COVID-19 testing operation on March 30 as planned with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH).

March 2021: Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

March 2, 2021

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through March 26. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

SIU Medicine COVID-19 Testing Locations in March

March 2, 2021

SIU Medicine will continue COVID-19 testing for the Springfield community in March. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, the testing operation will be hosted by Abundant Faith Christian Center located at 2525 Taylor Ave. Mondays: 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 4 p.m.

SIU Medicine Covid-19 Testing Locations in February

January 28, 2021

SIU Medicine will continue COVID-19 testing for the Springfield community in February. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, the testing operation will be hosted by Abundant Faith Christian Center located at 2525 Taylor Ave. Mondays: 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 4 p.m.

SIU Medicine enrolling patients for Parkinson’s disease clinical trial

January 11, 2021

SIU Medicine is recruiting patients with early-stage Parkinson’s disease to study a new drug that could become a potential treatment for the debilitating condition.

SIU Medicine Covid-19 Testing Locations in January

December 22, 2020

All SIU Medicine COVID-19 testing sites are closed December 23 – January 3 for the holidays. Testing resumes on January 4, 2021.  

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