May 10, 2019

Provost’s Initiative on Teaching Advancement grant to provide novel insights on problem-based learning experience

  • By Kara Sauder

A joint collaboration proposal between Carle Illinois College of Medicine and the College of Education was awarded a $7500 grant by the Provost’s Initiative on Teaching Advancement (PITA).

Elizabeth Woodburn, Carle Illinois medical student, in her white coat on the University of Illinois quad.
May 9, 2019

Empathic to the situation, dedicated to the solution

  • By Kara Sauder
May 6, 2019

Mechanics, chemistry and biomedical research join forces for noninvasive tissue therapy

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The new findings show that high-intensity focused ultrasound waves can penetrate biological tissue to activate molecules able to perform specific tasks.

April 30, 2019

Injections, exercise promote muscle regrowth after atrophy in mice, study finds

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By injecting cells that support blood vessel growth into muscles depleted by inactivity, researchers say they are able to help restore muscle mass lost as a result of immobility. The research, conducted in adult mice, involved injections of cells called pericytes (PERRY-sites), which are known to promote blood vessel growth and dilation in tissues throughout the body. The injections occurred at the end of a two-week period during which the mice were prevented from contracting […]

Roxy Azimi, medical student at Carle Illinois College of Medicine
April 26, 2019

Leading the field forward with dependability and passion

  • By Kara Sauder
Yusi Gong, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
April 22, 2019

Channeling curiosity to drive medicine forward

  • By Kara Sauder
Jennifer Cortes, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
April 17, 2019

Driven by helping others to offer patients hope

  • By Kara Sauder
A group of inspiring finalists at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine Health Make-a-Thon.
April 15, 2019

Ten Health Make-a-Thon Winners Announced

  • By Anmol Shah

Dream It. Pitch It. Make It. This motto for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s Health Make-a-Thon captures the possibilities and opportunities for innovation afforded by the Health Maker Lab, an interconnected network of design and making facilities at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For a month prior to the event, anyone from the Champaign County community was eligible to submit their ideas to enter the contest. The only guideline for the submission was […]

Carle Illinois students, Elizabeth Woodburn, Yusi Gong, and Christina Moawad, receiving their awards at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign Research Day.
April 12, 2019

Carle Illinois students present at Research Day 2019

  • By Kara Sauder

Several Carle Illinois College of Medicine students participated in the 17th annual Research Day at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign. Three Carle Illinois students received awards at the event, representing categories spanning the Poster Presentation, Overall Student, Best in Poster, Clinical Research, and Best Oral Vignettes. “Having the opportunity to participate in the UICOM Research day was such an incredible experience. I really enjoyed learning about all the different research avenues […]

April 8, 2019

Dedicated effort to improve the lives of others

  • By Kara Sauder