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
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
January 24, 2019

Feeling groovy: Neurons integrate better with muscle grown on grooved platforms

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Growing muscle tissue on grooved platforms helps neurons more effectively integrate with the muscle, a requirement for engineering muscle in the lab that responds and functions like muscle in the body, University of Illinois researchers found in a new study. Such engineered muscle with integrated nerves has applications in reconstructive and rehabilitative medicine, as well as for engineered biological machines or robots. “With this approach, we can engineer muscle outside of the body so it […]

Samantha Houser, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
January 16, 2019

Challenging the Status Quo to Improve the Human Condition

  • By Kara Sauder
Aaron Brown, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
January 16, 2019

Applying problem-solving to take on challenges

  • By Kara Sauder

As Aaron Brown faces the daily demands of medical school, he uses the inspiration and lessons provided by his mentors as he works hard toward a career that will enable him to help others overcome their own challenges as well.