Advancing Health

Cancer. Diabetes. Sickle Cell. HIV. New breakthroughs in these and other diseases are happening right now, across the U of I System. From new technology, to new treatments, to advanced pharmaceuticals, to discoveries in mental health--we're advancing the health of a global population. Here at home in Illinois, our hospital and clinics are providing care and healing for those who needs help most. And we're training your future doctor, nurse, pharmacist, therapist, and social worker. We're saving lives and improving the quality of life for this generation and those to come.

Our stories 

Here are just a few of the stories of advancements in health from across our system:

From the world's first engineering-based college of medicine, to innovative partnerships with local healthcare leaders, to NIH-funded pioneering research, we have our sights focused on advancing the health across the globe.

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