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Research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine

College of Medicine: Research

Our research goals are broad and ambitious, as are the needs and hopes of our patients. We aim to advance treatment now, and health in the future, by pursuing both fundamental insights and their application to the practice of medicine. Investigators across the College of Medicine are doing cutting-edge research in clinical medicine, in basic biomedical science, and in the translation of basic findings into clinical practice and societal health. Focus areas include cancer, women's health, neurosciences, cardiac and vascular medicine, infectious disease, and obesity and diabetes.

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Research in the News:

Discovery could lead to treatments for heart attack, stroke
'Partial de-differentiation' avoids aging the converted cells
More research needed for patient-centered care
Students learn residency placements through national program
Anti-tumor immune therapy for colon cancer works in mice
Pocket dementia education for older adults and families
Study finds success increases with hormone treatment
Airway inflammation differs between races, study shows
Tool allows for controlled timing
Researchers studied DNA in sickle cell patients to find out
New genetic profile shows promise for predicting risk