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Centers, Programs & Institutes

Much of the research conducted at the College is interdisciplinary and collaborations are fostered and coordinated through institutes and major research centers.

Research Institutes

Research Institutes Director
Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging Milan Sonka, PhD
Iowa Institute of Human Genetics Richard Smith, MD
Iowa Neuroscience Institute Ted Abel, PhD
University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research Edwin Stone, MD, PhD
University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Patricia Winokur, MD
University of Iowa Pappajohn Biomedical Institute Michael Welsh, MD

Research Centers

Research Centers Director
Carver Family Center for Macular Degeneration Edwin Stone, MD, PhD
Center for Auditory Regeneration and Deafness Bruce Gantz, MD
Richard Smith, MD
Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology  
Center for Gene Therapy John Engelhardt, PhD
Center for Hypertension Research Curt Sigmund, PhD
Center for Immunology and Immune-based Diseases Gail Bishop, PhD
Craniofacial Anomalies Research Center Brad Amendt, MS, PhD
Cystic Fibrosis Research Center Michael Welsh, MD
François M. Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center Barry London, MD
Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD
Helen C. Levitt Center for Viral Pathogenesis and Disease Jack Stapleton, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center George Weiner, MD
Huntington's Disease Society of American Center of Excellence Jane Paulsen, PhD
John Kamholz, MD, PhD
Iowa Comprehensive Lung Imaging Center  
National Ferret Resource and Research Center John Engelhardt, PhD
Neuroendocrine Tumor SPORE Center M. Sue O'Dorisio, MD, PhD
Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center Kevin Campbell, PhD

Research Programs