The Office of Marketing, Communications and Engagement is dedicated to sharing the newsworthy developments at SIU Medicine, the brand name for both SIU School of Medicine and its multi-specialty clinical practice.
Innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs from across the Southern Illinois University System will be on hand next month in St. Louis when the university plays host to an event aimed at bringing together research and enterprise.
On October 28, SIU School of Medicine is hosting a 5K run/walk to honor Junaia Carter, MD, a 2010 alumnus who passed away from Stage 4 breast cancer shortly after graduation. The event in Springfield's Washington Park raises awareness and funds for breast cancer research.
When you catch a cold or cut your finger, the immune system begins the healing process by clearing damaged cells. As we age, that process weakens. Health problems linger as immune systems aren’t quite as robust as they once were, whether it’s fighting bacteria, viruses, or cancer cells. Alzheimer’s researchers are now exploring a process called senescent cell accumulation to see if it could be detrimental.
A White Coat Ceremony at SIU School of Medicine in Carbondale celebrated the new students in the Class of 2027 who have begun pursuing medical degrees to care for the people of central and southern Illinois and beyond.