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CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research

Spotlight on Current and Future Research is a new short-talk seminar series, hosted by Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine, featuring a small number of presentations by CCOM investigators to share research ideas, discoveries and a discussion of their current work and future plans for realizing their research aims. A reception will follow to provide the opportunity for discussion and collaboration. 

This event will be in person in the Kelch Conference Room, 1289 CBRB 
and by Zoom: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/91860352062?pwd=dUJaR0ozQllqNFkwV1ptVnB3dEhaUT09. 
Please contact Erin Brothers (erin-brothers@uiowa.edu) for password.


Georgina Aldridge, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology
"When Dementia Doesn’t Make You Forget: Modeling Non-amnestic Dementia in Mice"

Katherine Mathews, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
"An Unusual Phenomenon of Acute Weakness in Children with Dystroglycanopathy"

Philip Polgreen, MD, MPH, Professor of Internal Medicine
"Discovering the Health Effects Associated with the CF Carrier"

Matthew Potthoff, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology
"FGF21: A Liver-to-Brain Endocrine Pathway Regulating Sugar and Alcohol Intake"

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Erin Brothers in advance at (319)353-3619 or erin-brothers@uiowa.edu