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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:


Effective against some drug-resistant HIV strains
Learn how to save lives
Opening symposium to survey stem cell-based treatments
Urbanization and medicinal plants
Mimics action of antidepressants, but much faster
Created U.S., Middle East programs for health professions
Named after orthopaedic alumnus and wife
Collaborations have generated $2.6 million to fund program
Discovery could lead to treatments for heart attack, stroke
'Partial de-differentiation' avoids aging the converted cells
More research needed for patient-centered care