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Brianna Netzel was born with a rare genetic condition, Marshall-Smith syndrome. The disease causes advanced bone aging, scoliosis and problems with the heart and lungs. Now 20, Brianna sees a number
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Amid national 'opioid epidemic' methamphetamine often overlooked

A new study shows methamphetamine remains a stubbornly prevalent illicit substance in large swaths of rural America. Findings recently published in JAMA Network Open indicate that methamphetamine is
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First Class: Doctors of medical science graduate from SIU School of Medicine

A hooding ceremony celebrated the inaugural class of graduates in SIU's Doctor of Medical Science Program, a 1-year extension of PA education and training for positions of leadership in medical education, administration and disaster preparedness.
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Erin Hascup discusses recent investiture, Alzheimer's research

Dr. Erin Hascup, director of the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer's Research and Treatment, sat down with WMAY's Jim Leach to discuss Alzheimer's research.
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Hascup named Stark Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Research

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Erin R. Hascup, PhD, director of the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment, was named the Kenneth Stark Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Research at
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Carlson named Immunization Champion for Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Il. - Douglas Carlson, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named an Immunization Champion for Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health Immunization
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Ask The Expert with Memorial Health - Alzheimer's Disease

Smith Alzheimer's Center Director Erin Hascup, PhD sits down with WTAX's Joey McLaughlin to discuss Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. From how to spot early warning signs of dementia to how
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Glutamate shows potential for identifying change from healthy aging to Alzheimer’s

A new publication from Drs. Kevin Hascup and Erin Hascup research groups at the Smith Alzheimer’s Center at SIU Medicine shows the potential for using glutamate to develop therapies for those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
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Vala family, Memorial Health gift $2M to create endowment at SIU

Local business owners and philanthropists Frank and Linda Vala have established an endowed chair to support research and training in urology at SIU School of Medicine.