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Application period is underway for Research Day on April 4

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is now accepting applications from students, residents, and faculty for its sixth annual Research Day. UICOMP Research Day April 4, 2018 UICOMP Campus Keynote Speaker: Val Sheffield, MD, PhD, Physician Scientist and Medical Geneticist, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine More information | Apply [...]

2018-01-19T14:37:54+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

HUD Awards $1.25 Million to renew support of Peoria HIV/AIDS Program

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will receive $1.25 million to assist low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families over the next three years in central Illinois. The local grant is part of a $37 million nationwide award announced in December by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide [...]

2018-01-03T11:39:50+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Pathways: UICOMP Unveils New Teaching & Learning Space

The dust has cleared. What were conceptual sketches and hundreds of pages of construction blueprints are now the new learning spaces for students and faculty on the UICOMP campus. New technology, a new technology-rich classroom, a new anatomy wing, and student oasis were part of an aggressive – yet very essential – series of [...]

2018-01-03T11:39:59+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP research collaborative: natural “love hormone” may offer new pain therapies

Researchers have documented how the same hormone known widely among expectant mothers as a means for helping to induce child delivery or lactation also suppresses inflammatory pain, according to a study led by the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the “love hormone” and commonly employed by doctors [...]

2018-01-03T11:40:07+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP program to train doctors in hospice and palliative care at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, in partnership with OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center, is pleased to announce a new physician training program in hospice and palliative medicine. Palliative medicine focuses on improving the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with serious life-threatening illness. This is [...]

2018-01-03T11:40:19+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|