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A crowd of nearly 200 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign alumni and friends, as well as supporters and leaders from both Mayo Clinic and Illinois, gathered on September 11, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to celebrate the Mayo Clinic and University of Illinois Alliance for...

When Zachary Stephens started his summer internship at Mayo Clinic in 2013, he was thrust into a world where solving big data challenges can lead to more individualized care for patients. 

The 2018 Computational Genomics Course, sponsored by the Mayo Clinic & Illinois Alliance for Technology-Based Healthcare, was held in June at three locations - Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Rochester, Minnesota; and Jacksonville, Florida; and at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at...

A machine can never replace your doctor. But artificial intelligence—the type of technology behind smart speakers and ride-hailing apps—is now being used to improve medical care.

During summer 2018, fourteen Illinois undergrads will be conducting research in Mayo Clinic labs—a record for number of Illinois students in a given year.

The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine is collaborating with the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to unleash the potential of artificial intelligence in patient care. Funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, the Mayo Clinic...

It really all began thanks to Dr. Edison Liu’s sabbatical. At least, this is how Colleen Bushell, senior research scientist at the University of Illinois’ Applied Research Institute (ARI), explains her visual analytics team’s leap into the genomic and medical data...

In 2014, the Mayo Clinic and Illinois Alliance awarded seed funding to fourcollaborative research teams to address three grand challenges related tobiomarker discovery. Two projects have reached their conclusion within theseed program, and the Mayo Clinic and Illinois investigators are now...

Beginning in fall 2016, this fellowship gives two years of support for University of Illinois graduate students conducting research on new technologies and clinical tools aimed at advancing individualized medicine. Areas of interest include high performance computing...

This spring, the Mayo Clinic and Illinois Alliance launched a new graduate fellowship program. The Fellowships for Technology-Based Healthcare Research will provide a unique opportunity for PhD students to work on a collaborative project between Mayo Clinic and Illinois with one year of the...

KBase enables researchers to collaboratively generate,test, and share newhypotheses about geneand protein functions.

Biomedical informatics, or bioinformatics, is an umbrella term for all the biological studies that utilize computer programming as part of their methodology. It combines computer science, statistics, mathematics, and engineering to interpret biological data.