Summer internship

Cancer Institute accepting research internship applications

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.
Badger in lab

SIU medical student working with NIH scientists in Washington

Third-year medical student Taylor Badger has embarked upon a unique learning opportunity that adds a year of intensive research experience to her medical school curriculum at Southern Illinois
Ben Richardson

$1.86M grant helps SIU scientist broaden brain research into autism

Ben Richardson, Ph.D., has spent his career studying functions and circuits in the brain and what causes them to behave abnormally, especially within an area called the cerebellum. His work has
Andrea Braundmeier in lab

SIU Medicine scientist paves way for better diagnosis of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disease in which cells that normally grow inside the uterus grow outside the uterus on the surface of abdominal organs, and can cause pain and infertility. The disease affects 1 in
IDPH Lab

Research adds science, strength to SIU COVID response

State institutions are required to have emergency response plans in place for catastrophic events like floods, fires, tornadoes and active shooters. A global pandemic, on the other hand, is not

SIU Medicine Group to Study COVID’s Potential Effects on Alzheimer’s

Medical researchers at SIU School of Medicine’s Neuroscience Institute are studying how the novel coronavirus may accelerate the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Their data could help identify

Preparing for a Pandemic

A collaborative master’s program in public health lab science gives SIU graduate students the experience and versatility to step into vital roles in U.S. laboratories.
Duncanprezley

Aspects of a Learner - Prezley Duncan, MS

Published in Aspects Magazine, Summer 2018, Vol 41-3

SIU Students & Residents Honored for Research

Young researchers at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine show great promise as they pursued answers to scientific queries during the 28th annual Trainee Research Symposium held recently at