Thirty-two new medical students have joined the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. On Sunday, June 30, the engineering-based college of medicine welcomed the class of 2023 at a white coat ceremony at Alice Campbell Alumni Center. This week is the first week of classes for the students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome these 32 outstanding individuals,” said King Li, dean of the Carle Illinois College of […]
Dr. Jaya Yodh, Carle Illinois College of Medicine teaching assistant professor, attended the 7th International Conference of the Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE): Teaching Biochemistry to Students of Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmacy from May 5-9, 2019 in Tuscon, AZ. ABE focuses on advancing biochemistry education in the field of medicine, while also supporting biochemistry educators and their innovation. Dr. Yodh was the inaugural recipient of the ABE Scholar Award, a travel award for recognition of educational scholarship. She was invited […]
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).
The new findings show that high-intensity focused ultrasound waves can penetrate biological tissue to activate molecules able to perform specific tasks.
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 […]