6:21 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

UICOMP students present research projects

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:

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6:03 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Western Illinois bats used in Whitenose Syndrome research

Whitenose Syndrome has devastated bat populations across the U.S.  Now a researcher is hoping to answer some lingering questions about the disease by looking at bats in western Illinois.  IPR’s Scott Stuntz reports:

State News
8:02 am
Tue August 13, 2013

IL public universities could share more research

A new law requires Illinois' public universities to consider making their research available for free, but it does not require it.

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1:20 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Area medical research on display at symposium

New medical research was on display at the Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center in Peoria.  More than 40 resident physicians with the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria presented their findings.  

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3:46 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Technology changes mice behavior


Researchers at Washington University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed tiny, wireless devices that can be implanted inside the brains of mice to influence their behavior. 

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3:17 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Renowned cancer researcher resigns from UICOMP

Dr. Jasti Rao

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.  The College of Medicine Dean,Doctor Sara Rusch, says she will fill Doctor Rao’s roles until a replacement is found.  Doctor Rao’s research efforts have led to a patented discovery of an anti-cancer treatment and more than $30 million in grant funding.

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