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July 29, 2022

Small molecule transports iron in mice, human cells to treat some forms of anemia

  • By Ryann Monahan

A natural small molecule derived from a cypress tree can transport iron in live mice and human cells lacking the protein that normally does the job, easing a buildup of iron in the liver and restoring hemoglobin and red blood cell production, a new study found. Stemming from a collaboration between researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and the University of Modena in Italy, the study demonstrated […]

May 17, 2022

Match Day Reflections from Carle Illinois’ Inaugural Class Members of 2022

  • By Ryann Monahan

This video is a reflection on Carle Illinois’ Inaugural Match Day that took place March 18, 2022.  One hundred percent of Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s inaugural graduating class successfully matched with a medical residency training program and in top specialty choices. The exceptional residency placement result means Carle Illinois’ physician innovators in the class of 2022 will be positioned to directly impact patient care in hospitals and communities from New York to California, when […]

May 16, 2022

In the News: Carle Illinois College of Medicine sends off its first class of doctors

  • By Ryann Monahan
Carle Health Ranked #25 in Top Places to Work in Health Care
April 26, 2022

Carle Health Ranked #25 in Fortune’s Top Places to Work in Health Care

  • By Beth Hart
April 15, 2022

Carle Illinois Students Leading Human Rights Clinic for Refugees Seeking Asylum

  • By Ryann Monahan

Carle Illinois College of Medicine students are leading a human rights clinic to offer support to asylum seekers and refugees in east-central Illinois. The students are providing impartial medical and psychological evaluations and working to raise awareness on human rights issues. The initiative is being led by fourth-year Carle Illinois medical student Lidija Barbaric. Her family immigrated from Bosnia and Herzegovina more than 30 years ago. “We came for medical purposes right before war broke […]

March 23, 2022

Study: First-pass metabolism of alcohol occurs in women’s stomachs

  • By Ryann Monahan

While scientists have broadly agreed that a fraction of the alcohol people consume is broken down before it reaches the bloodstream in a process called first-pass metabolism, they have been uncertain whether this process occurs in the stomach or the liver. Published online in the journal JAMA Network Open, a new study of alcohol metabolism in women who underwent sleeve gastrectomy and peers who had not had weight loss surgery indicates that this process occurs […]

March 6, 2022

In the News: Carle Illinois College of Medicine students hoping to improve Ukrainian refugees’ prognosis

  • By Ryann Monahan
March 2, 2022

Carle Illinois Students launch Ukrainian Refugee Relief Project, collecting aid supplies

  • By Ryann Monahan

Carle Illinois College of Medicine students are working to send aid to Ukrainian refugees in Poland. The students are launching a medical and physical goods supply drive to get additional aid to the region and seeking help from the community. “This may be one of the defining events of our generation. These people need help, and the things they need are things many of us have lying around our homes. We all have the ability to make […]

February 11, 2022

In the News: Longtime Carle surgeon, instructor takes reins at Carle Illinois College of Medicine

  • By Beth Hart
February 3, 2022

Carle Illinois Celebrates Top Black Physicians in History

  • By Ryann Monahan

Carle Illinois College of Medicine is highlighting the contributions, impact, and legacies of some of the most influential Black physicians this Black History Month. ___________________________________________________________________________   James Durham 1762-1802? First African American physician Dr. James Durham has been widely acknowledged as the first recognized African American to be a physician in the United States.  Among many accomplishments, he would go on to run a successful practice in New Orleans, where he helped victims of yellow […]