The First Engineering-Based College of Medicine

The First Engineering-Based College of Medicine

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is partnering with Carle Health System to change the world by training a new kind of doctor and charting a new path in medical education.

Prof. Sua Myong (Bioengineering) focuses on a protein complex that regulates the very tips of chromosomes that could improve methods of screening anti-cancer drugs. 'We want to extend our basic science knowledge in telomere biology into causes of cancer and we hope that our assay can be useful for telomere-targeted drug screening.'