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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...
Dr. Isabella Grumbach, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, has just had her VA Merit proposal funded with a four-year, $650,000 grant. Dr. Grumbach provided a detailed description of what she and the researchers in her lab will study: At least 30% of the estimated three million veterans...
Christopher Adams, MD, PhD, has been named the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Chair. This position has been endowed by the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) to propel and accelerate the pace of discoveries in the FOE Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC), whose mission is to advance...
The American Heart Association (AHA) has awarded two predoctoral students, Kevin Urak and Dan Matasic, fellowships allowing them to continue their mentored cardiovascular research. Each of these students are pursuing PhDs while working in labs directed by members of the Division of Cardiovascular...
Dr. Paloma Giangrande, Professor of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, has been awarded a two-year, $559k grant from the Department of Defense to study potential treatments for certain instances of blunt chest traumas. In some cases, two resulting syndromes—multiorgan...