Navin donation

New gifts to help SIU OB-GYN research and students

The family of the late John (Jack) Navins, MD, bestowed a pair of $100,000 gifts to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine on March 1.
Rao - bioethicist

SIU School of Law’s Ryan Bioethicist Lecture to examine future of reproductive rights

Radhika Rao, a law professor who has written extensively about reproductive rights, will deliver the 2023 John and Marsha Ryan Bioethicist in Residence lecture at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 9 at the SIU School of Medicine.
Barnard w sim kit

Group wins international sim training contest

SIU surgeon Melanie Barnard, MD, was part of an international team of clinicians who won the $700,000 grand prize to design low-cost simulation surgical training in the Global Surgical Training Challenge.
Cancer screening kit drive-thru

Cancer screening kits available March 20 at SCI

Simmons Cancer Institute will provide free colorectal cancer screening kits to area residents at a drive-through event from 4 – 6 p.m. on Monday, March 20.
Farm family

March events to provide valuable support to farmers and their families

SIU's Farm Family Resource Initiative will host a webinar series for women in agriculture and a community forum on succession planning in March.
CEBP masthead

Population Science article, authors honored for research impact

The American Association for Cancer Research has recognized an article on rural-urban cancer disparities with an award based on its high impact and originality.
sinus issues

Warmer winter months leading to early allergy season

Dr. Adnan Khan warned patients that this warm February could lead to an early allergy season.
Caspary lab crew

A study in longevity: Dr. Don Caspary earns new 5-year NIH grant

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.
blood pressure check Taylorville FCM

SIU Medicine recruiting patients for high blood pressure study

SIU Medicine researchers are enrolling patients in a study to see if ultrasound energy can be used to improve blood pressure in people with hypertension.