A scientist at SIU School of Medicine in Carbondale will use a $445K federal grant to explore ways of turning off a genetic switch that allows a rare but devastating cancer to progress in children.
The Research Policy Committee honored Lynne Ling with the 2023 Frank J. Toth Award, the highest recognition for SIU School of Medicine research support personnel. Ling is lab manager in the Auditory Neurobiology Laboratory in the pharmacology department.
On May 23, the Department of Pharmacology presented its annual awards to honor its lab researchers, past and present. Faculty, staff, students and friends attended the awards ceremony and reception in the Pearson Museum to salute those who have excelled in SIU research labs and classes during the most recent school year.
More than 80 trainee researchers shared findings from their most promising scientific and clinical investigations at the 33rd Annual Trainee Research Symposium on April 18 and 21 at SIU School of Medicine.
Graduate students and research staff from SIU's Department of Pharmacology sparked some synapses of Franklin Middle School students on March 3, part of 'Brain Awareness Day.'
His latest NIH grant marks an incredible 38-year run of federal funding for Dr. Don Caspary’s scientific studies of auditory signaling in the brain.
SIU School of Medicine graduate students Olivia Slater and Savannah Brannan (Pharmacology) and Bristi Poudel (Physiology) competed in the 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in Carbondale on February 3. Savannah won third place.
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $1.5 million grant to SIU Medicine scientist Brandon Cox, PhD, to test compounds that are predicted to stimulate regeneration of hair cells used for hearing. The process could illuminate a path to restore human hearing loss.
Applications for the 2023 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine are being accepted through February 27. Four positions will be awarded on a competitive basis to qualified college students who plan a career in medicine or research with a focus on cancer.