January 16, 2018

Novel chip-based gene expression tool analyzes RNA quickly and accurately

  • By KaraSauder

A Carle Illinois College of Medicine Executive Associate Dean, Dr. Rashid Bashir, collaboration with Mayo has demonstrated a novel gene expression analysis technique that can accurately measure levels of RNA quickly and directly from a cancerous tissue sample while preserving the spatial information across the tissue.

Jacob Allen and Jeffrey Woods, Carle Illinois College of Medicine research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
December 5, 2017

Exercise changes gut microbial composition independent of diet, team reports

  • By LibbyKacich
Carle Illinois College of Medicine research, Dr. Stephen Boppart, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
December 5, 2017

Carefully crafted light pulses control neuron activity

  • By LibbyKacich
cancer stem cells illustration, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
November 27, 2017

Drug-delivering nanoparticles seek and destroy elusive cancer stem cells

  • By LibbyKacich

Illinois researchers developed nanoparticles that can target cancer stem cells (yellow), the rare cells within a tumor (blue) that can cause cancer to recur or spread.

Carle Illinois researchers developed nanoparticles that can target cancer stem cells, the rare cells within a tumor that can cause cancer to recur or spread.

Timothy Fan and Paul Hergenrother, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
November 27, 2017

Cancer drug starts clinical trials in human brain-cancer patients

  • By LibbyKacich

Illinois researchers are testing the safety of a new cancer drug in a clinical trial for humans with late-stage brain cancer.

Judith Rowen, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
November 9, 2017

Judith L. Rowen, M.D., new associate dean for academic affairs

  • By LibbyKacich

Meet Judith L. Rowen, M.D., our first permanent associate dean for academic affairs.

Share the Vision event, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
October 27, 2017

Research leaps ahead via Carle Illinois College of Medicine leaders

  • By LibbyKacich

Professor Dipanjan Pan and Carle ophthalmologist Leanne Labriola, DO, have developed a device called OcuCheck, which recently resulted in Phase II funding from the National Science Foundation.

Dr. King Li, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, prospective student video message
October 26, 2017

A message from Dean Li

  • By LibbyKacich

Dr. King Li, inaugural dean of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, has a message for prospective students interested in joining our first class of future physician-innovators. Watch the video.

Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
October 13, 2017

Accredited and Recruiting Students

  • By LibbyKacich

We’ve achieved preliminary accreditation from the LCME and are now actively recruiting our first class with full four-year scholarships.

August 30, 2017

Study examines dietary fats’ impact on healthy, obese adults

  • By LibbyKacich

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.