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Jump ARCHES shares progress on health apps and research

Jump ARCHES (Applied Research for Community Health through Engineering and Simulation) is a collaborative effort between engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Engineering, health care innovators at OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria. These teams of clinicians and engineers work together to [...]

2019-07-25T11:09:15-05:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

National Institutes of Health awards $1.8 million to cancer research project at UICOMP

Sang-Oh Yoon, Ph.D., assistant professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, was recently awarded a $1.84 million grant by the National Institutes of Health. The five-year project, entitled "Feedback loop and crosstalk in the mTORC1/2 signaling network," will help identify cancer's resistance mechanism toward mTOR-targeting drugs and identify strategies to overcome this [...]

2019-07-18T11:18:28-05:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Gibbs joins College of Medicine

Jennifer Gibbs, a native of Canton, Ill., joins the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria as the Senior Director of Development. Gibbs is a veteran development officer with more than 16 years of experience in higher education, including positions at Washington University (St. Louis), Bradley University (Peoria), and Illinois Wesleyan University (Normal). In the [...]

2019-06-24T17:03:47-05:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP offering free Stop the Bleed training on July 24

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) will host a free training to show community members how to stop bleeding in an emergency situation. "Stop the Bleed" training is part of a nationwide campaign by the American College of Surgeons to raise awareness about preventing death from blood loss in emergency situations. [...]

2019-07-25T10:45:53-05:00June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Alumni Chatter: Dr. Keith Knepp

By Kelvin Wynn, MD - Healthcare has seen a significant change in its landscape, from technology and innovations to mergers, acquisitions, and competition. Effective leadership, particularly for healthcare organizations, is necessary to navigate this shifting landscape. In this edition of Alumni Chatter, I have an opportunity to talk to a [...]

2019-06-21T11:15:22-05:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Family Medicine News & Views|

Peoria medical student named to Medical Research Scholars Program at National Institutes of Health

Jeremy Huckleby, a second year medical student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, is one of 50 students selected for the 2019-2020 Medical Research Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health. The year-long research training program allows medical, dental and veterinary students to pause their university studies to conduct research work [...]

2019-06-13T17:05:56-05:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Homepage Articles, News|

Advancing T Lymphocyte Directed Solutions for Acute Rejection in Allogeneic Kidney Transplantation

Project Summary: Solid organ transplantation has become an important component of medical practice, improving the quality of life and the life span of individuals facing irreversible organ failure. This aims of this project are to help to advance new monitoring strategies that will improve the health outcomes of kidney transplant recipients, as well as [...]

Assessment of Food Insecurity in Peoria

Project Summary: It is a cross-sectional pilot study which will utilize survey methodology. The patient population visiting the Family Medicine outpatient clinic will be surveyed. The timeline for data collection is June to August 2019. The analysis will be conducted in August/September 2019. Student volunteer responsibilities: Data collection: The student will communicate with the [...]

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2019-06-11T11:11:20-05:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Doe, Radiology, Research Projects, Training Opportunity|Tags: , |