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 Libby Kacich

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 Libby Kacich

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 Libby Kacich

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 Libby Kacich

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 Libby Kacich

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 Libby Kacich

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 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.

July 10, 2017

Illinois Announces New Cancer Center

  • By Libby Kacich

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

July 5, 2017

Dr. Blair Rowitz and Dr. Jarrod Almaroad Appointed to Carle Illinois College of Medicine Leadership Team

  • By Libby Kacich

Blair Rowitz, MD, and Jarrod Almaroad, MD, join the Carle Illinois College of Medicine with permanent appointments on the senior leadership team.