Testing

Simmons Cancer Institute Summer Internship - Application deadline March 7, 2022

Applications for the 2022 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine are being accepted through March 7. Four positions will be
Art Express

Smith Alzheimer's Center program Art Express receives donation

Helping those with memory loss and their caregivers showcase their artistic creativity will continue to thrive thanks to a recent donation. Art Express received a $2,000 donation from the Fat Ass 5K
Jesse Britz

Losing Sleep Over It: Researching the Link Between Alzheimer's and Circadian Disruption

A pharmacology and neuroscience student at SIU School of Medicine, Jesse Britz, along with Shelley Tischkau, PhD, and the Smith Alzheimer's Center Hascup Labs, recently researched the link between
Seefeldt

Caring for the Caregivers

Seefeldt finds Minds in Motion provides support for more than those with memory loss For a long time – four years, in fact – Nancy Seefeldt tried to manage on her own. She and her husband Darrell
Arnold

Meet Jennifer Arnold, MD

What brought you to SIU Medicine? I was born in Springfield and spent all of my childhood here, leaving only to go to college, then medical and graduate school. I always knew I wanted to return home
Stepping Up

Fun Meets Function in Stepping Up Program

Since 2017, Eve Fischberg has led Stepping Up, a program to help those with memory loss and their care partners develop better balance. Now retired from SIU Medicine, Maggie Schaver was also instrumental in developing the program.

Decatur Specialty Clinic to offer pulmonary care

SIU Medicine will offer pulmonary care appointments at its Decatur Specialty Clinic. Appointments will be available on the first and third Monday of each month. Providers include Dr. Omar Abdulfattah
Andrea Braundmeier in lab

SIU Medicine scientist paves way for better diagnosis of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a disease in which cells that normally grow inside the uterus grow outside the uterus on the surface of abdominal organs, and can cause pain and infertility. The disease affects 1 in
Schwarts in OR

SIU Medicine, Springfield Memorial Foundation announce Endowed Chair of Urology

SIU School of Medicine and Springfield Memorial Foundation are pleased to announce the creation of the Frank and Linda Vala Endowed Chair of Urology.