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Federal grant funds innovative research in stroke at UICOMP

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria was awarded $1.8 million by the National Institutes of Health to expand a series of preclinical research studies over the next five years involving ischemic stroke. Researchers at the UICOMP campus have identified a specific enzyme typically not found in healthy brains but that becomes prevalent [...]

2018-09-11T08:36:56+00:00September 10th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Students honored at annual awards event

Congratulations to all of the UICOMP student and faculty award recipients – the recognition was well deserved! More than 60 individual awards and honors were given out Thursday, May 3, 2018, at The Warehouse on State in Peoria during the annual Student Awards Event. Congratulations to Dr. Carl Strauch, who was honored with the Distinguished [...]

2018-09-05T10:22:41+00:00May 4th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

UICOMP students discover their matches

Fifty-six medical students from the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria joined thousands across the country on Friday, March 16 as they learned where they “matched” to continue their path in medicine. UICOMP students matched to 19 specialties across 23 states and the District of Columbia. Of those, 24 are headed into primary care [...]

2018-03-19T09:29:21+00:00March 16th, 2018|Homepage Articles, News|

Research Day is April 4

1 Illini Drive, Downtown Peoria All are welcome to attend Agenda 12-1 p.m. Keynote Address Molecular Pathophysiology and Progress Towards Treatment of Genetic Human Blinding Disorders Dr. Val Sheffield, MD, PhD, Physician Scientist and Medical Geneticist 1-2 p.m. Panel Discussion Scholarship in Medicine Dr. Richard Tapping, Dr. Gerry Krishnan, Dr. Daniel Llano 2-4 p.m. [...]

2018-04-06T12:01:20+00:00January 19th, 2018|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+00:00January 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+00:00December 18th, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|