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Simmons Cancer Institute hosting Denim & Diamonds gala on Oct. 8

Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University will host its 22nd annual Denim & Diamonds fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 S. Dirksen
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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
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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.
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Cancer survivor, humorist Christine Cashen to speak at Women's Power Lunch April 22

Christine Cashen was already an award-winning author, speaker and humorist when she was diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer in 2020. She recently celebrated her 1-year “cancer-versary” since treatment and
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SIU School of Medicine welcomes Class of 2025 with White Coat ceremony

A White Coat ceremony on Friday, August 13, celebrated the 83 men and women in the Class of 2025 pursuing a medical degree at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. A gathering of family and

Virtual Butterfly Release to honor loved ones, support cancer research

The emergence of a butterfly is a sign of the renewal of life and its flight symbolizes freedom and happiness. Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine's release of butterflies is a
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April 4 is SIU School of Medicine Day in Illinois

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has proclaimed April 4, 2020, as Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Day. The honor is in recognition of SIU's 50th anniversary and its contributions to the
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COVID-19 Update: Personal protective equipment donations needed for health care workers

At the request of HSHS Illinois (including HSHS St. John’s Hospital and HSHS Medical Group), Memorial Health System, Springfield Clinic and SIU Medicine, Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach will start

Denim & Diamonds Unveils 2019 List of Auction Items

The 19th Annual Denim & Diamonds fundraiser, presented by Memorial Health System and Simmons Hanly Conroy, has revealed its list of more than 360 live and silent auction packages. The list includes