September 12, 2017

Inclusive Illinois Day 2017

  • By Libby Kacich

Carle Illinois College of Medicine embraces the university’s commitment to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff.

August 30, 2017

Study examines dietary fats’ impact on healthy, obese adults

  • By Libby Kacich

Substituting foods low in saturated fat may not be as beneficial for high cholesterol and weight loss as previously thought, suggests a new study co-authored by assistant professor Dr. Margarita Teran-Garcia.

Rashid Bashir, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
August 15, 2017

Welcome Rashid Bashir, our new executive associate dean

  • By Libby Kacich

Rashid Bashir, a professor of bioengineering, has been named the executive associate dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.

July 10, 2017

Illinois Announces New Cancer Center

  • By Libby Kacich

New Cancer Center at Illinois Unites Powerhouse Programs, Facilities, and Researchers.

June 3, 2017

Quick test finds signs of sepsis in a single drop of blood

  • By Libby Kacich

University of Illinois researchers and physicians at Carle Foundation Hospital developed a rapid test for sepsis that counts white blood cells and certain protein markers on their surface to monitor a patient’s immune response.

May 14, 2017

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

  • By Libby Kacich

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 Libby Kacich

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 Libby Kacich

Iron Man molecule restores balance to cells.

May 8, 2017

Computer-generated doctor explains test results to patients

  • By Libby Kacich

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 Libby Kacich

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.