Radio Alzheimers Center

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
Carlson poses for a photo

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
Radio Alzheimers Center

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
Alzheimer's research

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.
Dr. Bradley Schwartz

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.
COVID-19 Testing Vials

Free COVID testing in Springfield

SIU Medicine is offering free COVID-19 testing to the public through a partnership with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health and SHIELD Illinois.
Jayant Acharya

Acharya named Neurology chair and co-director of SIU Neuroscience Institute

Dr. Jayant Acharya has been named the chair of the Department of Neurology and co-executive director of the Neuroscience Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
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Online training available to better understand, treat farmers' health issues

A new mental health training resource is available to assist rural health care providers.