May 14, 2017

Judy Hsu, Chicago ABC7 News Anchor, profiles Dr. King Li

  • By LibbyKacich

Newsviews featured the first dean, Dr. King Li, of the new Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

May 11, 2017

‘Molecular prosthetics’ can replace missing proteins to treat disease

  • By LibbyKacich

Illinois professor Martin Burke describes one that could treat anemia by replacing an iron transport protein.

May 11, 2017

Iron Man molecule restores balance to cells, Dr. Martin Burke’s breakthrough in molecular prosthetics

  • By LibbyKacich

Iron Man molecule restores balance to cells.

May 8, 2017

Computer-generated doctor explains test results to patients

  • By LibbyKacich

If viewing your latest medical test results on your doctor’s online portal leaves you scratching your head and wondering whether to start planning your 100th-birthday bash or begin writing your will, you’re not alone.  

May 7, 2017

UI med school faculty starting to come together

  • By LibbyKacich

When a patient developed a complication following stomach surgery, Dr. Blair Rowitz thought of a novel way to repair it — but the right tool hadn’t been invented yet.

Inaugural faculty, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
May 3, 2017

Carle Illinois College of Medicine announces inaugural faculty

  • By LibbyKacich

The Illinois faculty will teach alongside medical professionals from Carle Health System and the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and nursing program.

April 24, 2017

Carver Trust funds new Microscale Biofabrication Lab at Illinois

  • By LibbyKacich

The Microscale Biofabrication Lab, which will be located in the Digital Computer Laboratory (DCL) building—current home of the Bioengineering Department—is one of the latest equipment-focused investments by the Carver Charitable Trust at the University of Illinois.

April 19, 2017

Billion-dollar project would synthesize hundreds of thousands of molecules in search of new medicines

  • By LibbyKacich

Martin Burke says his synthesis machine could turbocharge chemists’ ability to create natural products.

December 8, 2015

Portable device can quickly determine the extent of an eye injury

  • By LibbyKacich

OcuCheck works by measuring levels of vitamin C in the fluids that coat or leak from the eye.

September 15, 2015

Surgical probe seeks out where cancer ends and healthy tissue begins

  • By LibbyKacich

A new surgical tool that uses light to make sure surgeons are removing cancerous tumors found.