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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 day-one clinical immersion is just one way we’re setting a new bar for medical education.

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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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State of our Nation’s Health – A data story through the “higi” lens

  • June 25, 2018
  • Beckman Institute, Room 2269

This talk will take place from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

First 1000 Days Symposium

  • September 4, 2018
  • I-Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL

Learn more about transdisciplinary research being conducted at Illinois that is addressing this critical window of development.

Interdisciplinary Sepsis Symposium

  • September 10, 2018
  • University of Chicago Gleacher Center, Chicago, IL

Meet world leaders in sepsis research, education and training.