October 15, 2021

Carle Illinois’ Bhargava and Sweedler are among the top 100 world’s most influential analytical scientists, according to The Analytical Scientist Power List 2021

  • By Ryann Monahan


August 26, 2021

Carle Illinois welcomes eight new Health Innovation Professors

  • By Ryann Monahan

Eight faculty from a range of disciplines across the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus have joined Carle Illinois College of Medicine with Health Innovation Professor appointments.  The new professors deliver on Carle Illinois’ commitment to advance the discovery and translation of breakthrough health innovations and take a holistic approach to improving the medical field and human condition. The new faculty join from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, College […]

August 23, 2021

Carle Illinois faculty receive U of I System honor for leading COVID-19 response

  • By Ryann Monahan

University of Illinois President Tim Killeen on Monday honored 28 key leaders of the system’s COVID-19 response with the Presidential Medallion. The medallion is the highest honor that the system president can bestow. Recipients on faculty at Carle Illinois College of Medicine include: Martin D. Burke, professor and former associate dean for research at Carle Illinois College of Medicine, May and Ving Lee Professor for Chemical Innovation at UIUC Timothy M. Fan, professor and the […]

July 18, 2021

Carle Illinois Class of 2024 Celebrates White Coat Moment Following COVID-19 Delays

  • By Beth Hart

For Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s Class of 2024, starting a medical career during a worldwide health crisis meant postponing the traditional ceremony launching their journey to become physicians. The group of 48 students started medical school in July 2020 under COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, requiring Carle Illinois to postpone the milestone event where they receive their white coat and commit to the ethical practice of medicine. After a year’s delay, the future physician-innovators celebrated […]

July 16, 2021

Chemical reactions break free from energy barriers using flyby trajectories

  • By Ryann Monahan

A new study shows that it is possible to use mechanical force to deliberately alter chemical reactions and increase chemical selectivity – a grand challenge of the field. The study led by Carle Illinois College of Medicine professor Jeffrey Moore and Stanford University chemist Todd Martinez demonstrates how external mechanical forces alter atomic motions to manipulate reaction outcomes. The study findings are published in the journal Science. “We think of chemical reactions as molecules moving on a surface […]

July 14, 2021

Illinois Researchers Advance COVID-19 Point-of-Care Technologies and Impact

  • By Ryann Monahan

Advances made by researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are set to improve the ability to diagnose COVID-19 and other infectious diseases more quickly and at the point of care. The findings offer a new approach to viral detection that currently primarily rely on polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests – the current gold standard for detecting COVID-19. The work is a collaboration between researchers from Carle Illinois College of Medicine and The Grainger College […]

Rasalind Garcia-Tosi Chief of Staff announcement
July 12, 2021

Carle Illinois Announces New Chief of Staff

  • By Beth Hart

Carle Illinois College of Medicine Dean King Li has announced the hiring of Dr. Rosalind Garcia-Tosi as the college’s new chief of staff, effective July 26, 2021. Garcia-Tosi will succeed the college’s inaugural chief of staff, Gary Giacomelli, who plans to retire in October. As Chief of Staff, Dr. Garcia-Tosi will serve as a key advisor to the Dean and lead a variety of strategic, executive, administrative, and operational activities across the college. She will […]

July 8, 2021


  • By Ryann Monahan

URBANA, Ill., July 8, 2021 – The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has launched a new AI in Medicine Certificate program through an interdisciplinary partnership between the department of bioengineering at The Grainger College of Engineering, the Carle Illinois College of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. This self-paced online certificate program will equip healthcare professionals with a conceptual understanding of AI and its applications through real-world medical case studies using machine learning models.  The cost […]

June 1, 2021

New microscope discovery combines AI to detect disease earlier, improve treatment

  • By Ryann Monahan

A newly developed laser source and microscope are helping researchers better understand and search for biomarkers indicative of cancer and other diseases, offering new promise for early detection and treatment plans. The study, co-authored by Carle Illinois College of Medicine professors Stephen Boppart and Saurabh Sinha, including researchers in Boppart’s Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, was recently published in Cancer Research and featured on the cover. The innovative laser source and […]

May 9, 2021

Achievement in Absence of Graduation

  • By Ryann Monahan

There will be no walking across a graduation stage or turning tassels for Carle Illinois College of Medicine students this May. Instead, the inaugural class of the world’s first engineering-based college of medicine has one more year to prepare for the historic moment when they become newly-minded physician innovators with a medical degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. However, you don’t need to look far to find impressive accomplishments among Carle Illinois students. Innovation […]