The forward design of human health begins at the world's first engineering-based college of medicine.

A Look Back at Carle Illinois' Response to COVID-19

This series is a reflection of Carle Illinois’ collaborations, contributions, and impact on the COVID-19 response starting in March 2020 through March 2021.  It is told by Carle Illinois Associate Dean for Research and SHIELD team leader, Martin Burke.


The Carle Illinois Difference

Together we will harness engineering and innovation to improve the human condition.

As the world’s first engineering-based college of medicine, we are leveraging advanced technology to train physician-innovators who will deliver better, more compassionate and accessible care to patients worldwide. Engaging creative minds in a case-driven, problem-based, active learning curriculum with early clinical immersion is just one way we’re setting a new bar for medical education.

Neha Siddiqui, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Molecular Prosthetics to treat disease

Molecular prosthetics are small molecules that can replace missing proteins to treat diseases. Carle Illinois professor Martin Burke describes one that could treat anemia by replacing an iron transport protein.

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April 12, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

April 14, 2021
12:00 pm

Join IHSI and University of Illinois Extension for the Springtime Science Health Living webinar series. Pick and choose programs based on interest. All sessions are offered on Wednesdays at noon (CST) from March 3 – April 28, 2021.

April 15, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Three experts from across campus (Hannah Holscher, Food Science & Human Nutrition; Rebecca Smith, Veterinary Medicine; and Matthew Stasiewicz, Food Science & Human Nutrition) will each discuss their research connecting agriculture and health and respond to questions from attendees.