Viktor Gruev, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
April 5, 2018

New camera gives surgeons a butterfly’s-eye view of cancer

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Inspired by the eye of the morpho butterfly, a new camera that can see both visible and infrared light could help surgeons more easily identify cancerous tissue.

Wilfred van der Donk, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 14, 2018

Study yields more than a million new cyclic compounds, some with pharmaceutical potential

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Researchers, including Carle Illinois College of Medicine research mentor Wilfred van der Donk, say they can now produce a vast library of unique cyclic compounds, some with the capacity to interrupt specific protein-protein interactions that play a role in disease. The new compounds have cyclic structures that give them stability and enhance their ability to bind to their targets.

February 28, 2018

Research by Dr. Kashif Ahmad finds videos help medical students master physiology concepts

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In his role as a medical education facilitator, Dr. Kashif Ahmad says he is excited to develop different teaching techniques that enhance students’ learning and contribute to the new college of medicine’s engineering-infused curriculum. Read more on his research below.