To provide focus to several critical health topics, IHSI currently supports the following program areas, Program and topic areas are continually evaluated and will grow and evolve to best reflect the needs of our research communities and partners.
- Brain Health
- Contact: Kelsey Hassevoort
- Health Disparities
- Contact: Brandi Barnes
- Microbial Systems
- Contact: Maggie Berg
Additionally, IHSI administers and supports critical efforts in clinical and translational science:
- Biomedical Research Center (BRC)
- Contact: Tor Jensen
- Mayo Clinic and Illinois Alliance for Technology-Based Healthcare
- Contact: LeaAnn Carson
Health Sciences Research Support Inquiries
IHSI builds and maintains relationships with clinical, community, corporate, and university partners to support Illinois Health Sciences research. If you are looking for collaborators or research support services to conduct your research, submit a grant, find new funding opportunities, or similar purposes, please submit your information through a brief online form. The appropriate IHSI staff will follow-up with you quickly.