July 10, 2017

Illinois Announces New Cancer Center

  • By LibbyKacich

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 LibbyKacich

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 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.