Partnerships

The Center benefits from a number of existing collaborations between a number of partners in academia and industry. Individual partners join the Center to attack certain diseases, disorders, and health care challenges. These partnerships are results-oriented, applied research rather than theoretical or general research.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Hospital Partners

  • Mayo Clinic, anchored by the Mayo-Illinois Alliance
  • OSF HealthCare—a not-for-profit Catholic health care corporation headquartered in Peoria, Illinois
  • Carle Foundation and Hospital in Urbana, Illinois
  • Singapore’s National University Hospital

Industry Partners

We have the support of industry partners that range from systems companies such as:

  • IBM
  • Intel
  • NVidia
  • Microsoft
  • Amazon
  • Abbott and Eli Lilly pharmaceutical companies

Ongoing University Collaborations with External Partners

The Center also benefits from existing research relationships, bringing multidisciplinary excellence in computing, genomic biology, and patient-specific individualized medicine to meet new challenges.

  • National University Hospital, Singapore
  • Mayo partners have an NSF-funded CompGen project that is building an accelerated computational genomic engine
  • An NIH-funded Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative
  • An NSF Center for Computational Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine (CCBGM)
  • NIH collaboration on neurological disorders.