The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute provides human infrastructure that accelerates health research and strengthens collaboration among clinical, community, and campus partners.

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The future of health innovation and education at Illinois

The Health Innovation Visioning Committee shares its vision and plan for a mission-driven research and education model that positions Illinois as an epicenter for health innovation.

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Investigators across campus turn to IHSI for expertise, tools, and support for health sciences research and translation.

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Since its launch in 2014, IHSI has been a central part of health sciences research at Illinois. We create opportunities that strengthen our research enterprise and foster innovation across campus.

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IHSI works throughout the research cycle to address the needs of patients and community members. We build partnerships based on equity and trust that help create a healthier society.

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Get to know ARPA-H.

IHSI is leading our university’s effort to respond to the mission of the recently established Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health.

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