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Sah awarded $2.06M grant Rajan Sah, MD, PhD, assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine, has received an RO1 grant for $2.06 million from the National Institutes of Health entitled, “Tuning fat cell size and obesity through SWELL1.” Dr. Sah’s proposal seeks to address a fundamental question...
Complete list of the Presenters from the University of Iowa at the 2017 Experimental Biology Conference
Dr. Dale Abel, Chair and DEO of Internal Medicine and Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, has received a 2017 Distinguished Mentor Award from the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU). This award recognizes outstanding mentorship of undergraduate students...
From Atom to Adam: Ion channels and cardiovascular disease Geoffrey S. Pitt, MD, PhD Ida and Theo Rossi Distinguished Professor of Medicine Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute Weill Cornell Medicine Friday, March 10th, 2017 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 1289 CBRB (Kelch Conference Room) Lunch provided...
The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce the creation of a new venue for advancing our research mission and to invite you to its inaugural session. The Research Seminar Series will meet on the first Tuesday of every month (except July) and offer scientists the opportunity to...
On Friday, February 24, nearly one hundred area and regional health care providers gathered at a local Iowa City hotel to attend one of many conferences the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine sponsors throughout the year. This year’s event featured a keynote address from Dr. Blair Grubb, director...
Findings may open new avenues of research to prevent transfer of health conditions from mothers to children Mothers contribute a lot of defining traits to their offspring, from eye color to toe length. But pregnant mothers with health complications, such as diabetes or hypertension, also can pass...
ACRC/School of Life Sciences Visiting Student Research Scholars Program is a program designed to enhance collaboration between the School of Life Sciences in Hamburg, Germany and the Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center labs by hosting a School of Life Science Student. Students gain experience in...
For the last couple decades, a particular enzyme has been the focus of intense study. Sirtuin1 was found to be a key protein affecting the longevity of some organisms such as yeast. Decrease in caloric intake, which could lengthen cell life, became ineffective in the absence of sirtuin1. At the...
Division of Continuing Medical Education Event Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy 02/24/2017 Clarion Highlander Hotel, Iowa City, IA Course Director: Michael Giudici, MD Contact Information: CME Division (319) 335-8599 Notes: UI Hospitals and Clinics faculty and staff call 5-8599 to...