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|

Email Migration is Underway

UICOMP, along with the Academic Computing and Communications Center (ACCC) in Chicago, is migrating email accounts to Office 365. CIS will be contacting you about migrating your account before the project deadline of Dec. 15.As part of the migration, all email going to your @uicomp.uic.edu account will be routed to your @uic.edu account. We ask [...]

2018-05-07T14:29:13+00:00November 20th, 2017|CIS Updates|

Downtime Scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18

On Saturday, Nov. 18, there will be testing of the fire suppression system and emergency power system. This will require us to power off various parts of the network while those systems are being tested. All systems will be unavailable during this maintenance period (8 a.m. to noon). We only expect this outage to last [...]

2017-11-17T16:08:40+00:00November 17th, 2017|CIS Updates|

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+00:00November 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+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Homepage Articles, News|

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Personal Devices

For many of us, our electronic devices are key parts of our lives. Think of all the personal data on your phone, such as emails, contact lists and social media accounts. Your laptop probably contains even more sensitive information – saved passwords, financial documents and more. Here are some ways to safeguard your devices: [...]

2017-10-20T16:28:06+00:00October 20th, 2017|CIS Updates, Security Awareness|

Children’s Home and physician helping battle opiate overdoses among honorees

Two prominent neuroscientists were among nearly 90 faculty and physicians of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria honored for their dedication to teaching and service to the community at the Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Longtime community staple to child and family welfare, Children’s Home, and a physician who has [...]

2017-10-31T11:31:43+00:00October 20th, 2017|News|