molecular prosthetic, Marty Burke, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 13, 2019

Potential new cystic fibrosis treatment uses ‘molecular prosthetic’ for missing lung protein

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An approved drug normally used to treat fungal infections could also do the job of a protein channel that is missing or defective in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis, operating as a prosthesis on the molecular scale.

Sharon Donovan, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 11, 2019

Donovan named to 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

  • By Kara Sauder
Wawrzyniec Dobrucki, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 4, 2019

Dobrucki Named Co-chair of Integrative Imaging Research Theme

  • By Kara Sauder
February 25, 2019

Carle Illinois holds first Health Make-a-thon competition

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The Carle Illinois College of Medicine is seeking submissions for the first Illinois Health Make-a-Thon competition. Anyone who lives in Champaign County can submit an idea for improving human health on the Health Maker Lab website. The deadline for idea submissions is March 11. The competition submission form includes three questions: — “What is the health-related problem you want to address?” — “What is your idea for solving this problem?” — “How will your solution […]

Linus Lee, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 25, 2019

Hard work to fulfill a lifelong dream

  • By Kara Sauder
Andrew Smith, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
February 25, 2019

Illinois researchers are first to count growth factors in single cells

  • By Kara Sauder

In a recent paper published in Nature Communications, Smith reported the invention of a new technology platform that digitally counts, for the first time ever, the amount of growth factor entering an individual cell.

February 20, 2019

Pursuing Career Excellence for Human Impact

  • By Kara Sauder
Anant Naik, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 14, 2019

Driven by questions to leave behind an impact

  • By Kara Sauder
February 7, 2019

Presidential grant to build medical humanities curriculum

  • By Kara Sauder

As part of a nearly $2 million University of Illinois System initiative, fourteen projects were selected from more than 50 proposals to bolster and encourage the arts and humanities at the system’s universities in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield–one of which will result in a new medical humanities curriculum for both undergraduates in the system and medical students in the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Stephanie Hilger, who has been involved in developing the medical humanities […]

January 30, 2019

Boldly Pursuing Change for the Good of Others

  • By Kara Sauder