May 22, 2018

New technique can track drug and gene delivery to cells

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University of Illinois researchers, including Carle Illinois professor Andrew Smith, say they now know how to track and map drug and gene delivery vehicles to evaluate which are most effective at infiltrating cells and getting to their targets.

May 11, 2018

Dr. King Li recognized with 2018 RRA Innovation and Leadership Award

  • By Kara Sauder

Carle Illinois College of Medicine inaugural dean, King Li, has been recognized with the 2018 RRA Innovation and Leadership Award for his significant contributions to advancing radiology research, innovation, leadership, mentorship and growth of RRA.

May 10, 2018

Connecting Technology and Compassion at Carle Illinois

  • By Kara Sauder
May 7, 2018

New CRISPR technology ‘knocks out’ yeast genes with single-point precision

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Carle Illinois College of Medicine professor and research mentor, Huimin Zhao, has developed CRISPR-based technology that “knocks out” yeast genes with single-point precision – offering potential benefits to industries that use the yeast to produce ethanol, chemicals, lubricants and pharmaceuticals.

Jenny Amos, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 4, 2018

ASEE recognizes Amos for teaching excellence

  • By Kara Sauder

Jenny Amos has been selected to receive the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Illinois-Indiana Section Outstanding Teaching Award—one of 12 regional ASEE teaching awards nationwide.

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.

March 27, 2018

Several Carle Illinois faculty ranked as excellent

  • By Kara Sauder

Several Carle Illinois College of Medicine faculty members have been recognized for their excellence in teaching, being named to the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning’s List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent.

Carle Illinois College of Medicine, Student Acceptance
March 15, 2018

32 students receive admissions offers

  • By Kara Sauder

Today, the highly-selective Carle Illinois College of Medicine has extended offers of admission to its first 32 students.

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.

Rashid Bashir, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 9, 2018

Rashid Bashir Named 2018 Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow

  • By Kara Sauder

Rashid Bashir, executive associate dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine and Grainger Distinguished Chair of Bioengineering has been selected as a Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) fellow, in recognition of his research contributions in the broad field of BioMEMS and biomedical nanotechnology.