May 24, 2022

New Carle Illinois Dean helps launch effort to advance medical education by leveraging extended reality

  • By Beth Hart

Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s new dean has helped to launch a new center that will develop, test, and certify extended reality technologies in medicine and health care, leveraging the power of three academic institutions, the federal government, and industry. According to PR Newswire, Dr. Mark Cohen – the new dean of Carle Illinois College of Medicine — is among the leaders of the new Center for Medical Innovations in Extended Reality, known as MIXR. […]

April 7, 2021

Machine learning helps spot gait problems in individuals with multiple sclerosis

  • By Beth Hart

Monitoring the progression of multiple sclerosis-related gait issues can be challenging in adults over 50 years old, requiring a clinician to differentiate between problems related to MS and other age-related issues. To address this problem, researchers are integrating gait data and machine learning to advance the tools used to monitor and predict disease progression. A new study of this approach led by University of Illinois Urbana Champaign graduate student Rachneet Kaur,  Carle Illinois College of […]