Ralph and Kathy Pounds, longtime supporters of both the University of Illinois and Mayo Clinic, found a way to combine their passions for supporting health research, education, and outreach with the Mayo Clinic & Illinois Alliance.

Illinois undergraduates Brandon Snipe and Isela Villasenor bring their passion for addressing health disparities to the Health Equity Research Experience at Mayo Clinic (HERE), a pilot program offered by the Mayo Clinic & Illinois Alliance and IHSI. 

Every year, Mayo Clinic hosts approximately 180 undergraduates from across the nation to participate in their Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. Sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, this 10-week program provides undergraduates...


Illinois and Mayo Clinic collaborate to lead NIH funded Big Data to Knowledge Center of Excellence.

Coordinated Science Lab graduate student Zachary Stephens is changing the way medical experts examine and analyze this vast amount of DNA in the human body, ultimately contributing to the trajectory toward individualized medicine.

An interview with University of Illinois senior, Elena Wilson, about her internships at Mayo Clinic and the Yale School of Medicine.