Eighty-three prospective students from 29 states came to campus Monday for a first-hand look at what sets apart the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
From helping to develop the innovative curricula at Carle Illinois, to his work developing novel MRI methods to help better understand the brain, the honor is well deserved.
The region’s most prestigious honor for a life sciences researcher has been awarded to Martin Burke, associate dean for research at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
SLAM Microscopy was named one of the ten best microscopy innovations in 2019 by the journal Microscopy Today. SLAM microscopy, which stands for Simultaneous Label-free Autofluorescence Multi-harmonic microscopy, is a new imaging technology developed by senior research scientist Dr. Haohua Tu, bioengineering graduate student Sixian You, and a team of researchers from professor Stephen Boppart’s Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory at the Beckman Institute. SLAM microscopy achieves real-time, functional, molecular, and structural imaging, which enables richer […]
Fourteen second-year students at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine participated in a PechaKucha event on July 19. These students shared first-hand experiences from their Discovery Learning course during this rapid-style, storytelling event in front of judges and a participating audience. As part of Carle Illinois’ innovative, active-learning curriculum, the Discovery Learning course is a three-week elective course which provides students the opportunity to choose between clinical immersion, research immersion, or global studies opportunities. […]
The HHS-funded project “Using atlas-driven imaging for determining variations in velopharyngeal function among children with cleft palate and hypernasal speech” will receive $2 million over four years to investigate imaging techniques for cleft palate patients.
“As innovators in medical education, we’re excited to offer this hands-on opportunity to our students,” said Kristine Carpenter, Carle Illinois clinical associate professor, family medicine physician at Carle, and Carle Illinois Clinic lead. “It’s a valuable opportunity for them as well as for patients.” Medical students, guided by experienced Carle physicians, will care for patients’ primary care needs at Carle Illinois Clinic. “An ideal patient is one who isn’t in a rush or who needs […]