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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.

  • 500 + faculty members involved in research

  • $ 200 +M in annual research funding

  • 30 + research centers and institutes

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The COMassist program aims to commercialize technologies from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Its primary goal is to transform faculty and student discoveries into products, services, and technologies that fulfill medical needs and benefit patients.

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