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After a decade of helping to build the Mayo Clinic & Illinois Alliance into the robust partnership it is today, Director Bryan White will retire on February 29. A few of his colleagues reflected on his incredible impact on individual researchers, on the Alliance as a whole, and on the two...

After completing a summer internship at Mayo Clinic and earning her PhD in Biological Anthropology from Illinois, Abigail Asangba will join the Mayo Clinic staff as a postdoctoral research associate in January 2020.  

Computational, Data, and Digital Approaches to Advance Health will highlight the expertise at Illinois in the applications to health and medicine of AI, machine learning, deep learning, computational imaging, computational genomics, big data and data analytics, and other computational/digital...

Danielle Yee was among seven of Illinois' brightest undergraduates who participated in Mayo Clinic’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) this past summer. The Alliance's commitment to this educational program continues to be a popular, competitive opportunity for Illinois students....

Danielle Yee was among seven of Illinois' brightest undergraduates who participated in Mayo Clinic’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) this past summer. The Alliance's commitment to this educational program continues to be a popular, competitive opportunity for Illinois students....

The fall 2019 round of funding will support research on enhanced MRI sensitivity (Prof. Alison Fout), genetic engineering (Prof. Yi Lu), and improved environmental pollutant monitoring (Prof. Joaquín Rodríguez-López).

Computational genomics is a field that brings high-performance computing resources to drive precision medicine research toward new discoveries. However, when over 50 Mayo Clinic physicians, researchers and students gathered in June to participate in the Computational Genomics Course, the...

Dan Wickland, who recently completed his Technology-Based Health Care Research Fellowship and earned his doctorate in Bioinformatics, has accepted a position as a research associate at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida. During his fellowship, Wickland worked with Mayo Clinic and Illinois...

Dr. Bobo has collaborated with Mayo Clinic and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) researchers to develop a model that combines genomics and clinical assessments to uncover patterns of how patients respond to antidepressants.

Mayo Clinic and Illinois collaborators have developed a highly efficient workflow that will allow for rapid genetic analysis and better treatment plans for Mayo Clinic patients.

A collaboration between the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois, Mayo Clinic, and the University of Michigan are introducing a new machine-learning-driven approach to latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) diagnostics. While leveraging a high...

Mayo Clinic and Illinois researchers are turning to Yellowstone National Park to unlock the secrets of kidney stones.