UICOMP http://peoriapublicradio.org en UICOMP students present research projects http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/uicomp-students-present-research-projects <div>Students at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria presented about 25 different research projects Monday. The students had two to three minutes to explain the subject matter and conclusions of the medical research. Doctor Meenakshy Aiyer is the College’s associate Dean for Academic Affairs. She says presenting clinical and educational research helps refine student’s communication skills in an ever-changing environment:</div><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:21:35 +0000 Alex Rusciano 22130 at http://peoriapublicradio.org UICOMP students present research projects Area medical research on display at symposium http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/area-medical-research-display-symposium <p></p><div>New medical research was on display at the Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center in Peoria. &nbsp;More than 40 resident physicians with the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria presented their findings. &nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 18:20:19 +0000 Alex Rusciano 5640 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Area medical research on display at symposium Renowned cancer researcher resigns from UICOMP http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/renowned-cancer-researcher-resigns-uicomp-0 <p>A renowned professor and researcher with the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria has resigned his post. Doctor Jasti Rao resigned Monday morning due to health concerns. Doctor Rao headed the Cancer Research Center at U of I College of Medicine and was also a professor of cancer biology and neurosurgery. &nbsp;The College of Medicine Dean,Doctor Sara Rusch, says she will fill Doctor Rao’s roles until a replacement is found. &nbsp;Doctor Rao’s research efforts have led to a patented discovery of an anti-cancer treatment and more than $30 million in grant funding.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 20:17:17 +0000 Alex Rusciano 2978 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Renowned cancer researcher resigns from UICOMP Medical students talk Match Day 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/medical-students-talk-match-day-2013 <p></p><div>Fourth-year medical students across the country opened envelopes at the same time today. The envelopes contained their residency assignment. &nbsp; Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano spoke with some of the nearly 50 medical students in the U of I College of Medicine at Peoria class who found out where they are going:&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:39:03 +0000 Alex Rusciano 2526 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Medical students talk Match Day 2013