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Research at the University of Illinois College of Medicine

College of Medicine: Research

Our research goals are broad and ambitious, as are the needs and hopes of our patients. We aim to advance treatment now, and health in the future, by pursuing both fundamental insights and their application to the practice of medicine. Investigators across the College of Medicine are doing cutting-edge research in clinical medicine, in basic biomedical science, and in the translation of basic findings into clinical practice and societal health. Focus areas include cancer, women's health, neurosciences, cardiac and vascular medicine, infectious disease, and obesity and diabetes.


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Research in the News:


Shift in metabolism pushes cells to differentiate
Particles may also prevent the spread of HIV
Cells' response to overeating stress is key
Concerns about promising candidate drugs already in clinical trial pipeline
Med students nationwide learn residency placements at 11:00 a.m. CDT
Why doctors fail diagnosing, treating patients
Switch allows germs to form biofilms and lurk quietly inside host
Which drug is best for smokers, past smokers?
Recommendations call for community involvement
Comprehensive care for all ages earns 'Center of Excellence' designation
U of I president, College of Medicine faculty scholars named for 2016