Illinois and Mayo Clinic Create Research Alliance

07/27/2010 - 8:00am

College of EngineeringThe University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Mayo Clinic are forming a strategic alliance designed to promote a broad spectrum of collaborative research, the development of new technologies and clinical tools, and the design and implementation of novel education programs. Officials from the university and the clinic recently signed an agreement establishing the formal relationship.

“We are very excited about the Illinois-Mayo alliance for several reasons," stated Ilesanmi Adesida, dean of the College of Engineering. "Together, we have the intellectual resources to explore new opportunities for combining medical imaging, point-of-care sensing, bioinformatics, genomics, and computational biology to create realistic and affordable solutions to individualized medicine."

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