News

As many of you have probably heard, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is getting a new member from Iowa. E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, has been elected to membership in the NAM effective October 19, 2015. He is the Chair and Departmental Executive Officer of the Department of Internal Medicine, John...
Two member of the Abel lab each received awards last week. Dr. AJ Hinton, a postdoctoral research scholar of Internal Medicine -Endocrinology and Metabolism and an undergraduate student that Dr. Hinton mentors, Sean Easler. Dr. Hinton received the 2016 Alumni Achiever Award in Natural and Physical...
Rhonda Souvenir and Trevor Fidler both received awards from the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and from the Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism (SVHM). Rhonda Souvenir, PhD was awarded a $500 ASH Abstract Achievement Award for her abstract titled "The Effects of Optic Atrophy Protein (...
Kathleen Markan who is completing a post-doctoral fellowship in the laboratory of FOEDRC member Dr. Matthew Potthoff was recently awarded a K01 Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). She will receive $526,191 over 4 years...
The new grant “Diabetic Neuropathy: Function-Structure of Corneal Nerves to Assess Injury-Repair” will start Jan 1, 2017 . Direct costs are $275,000 per yea for 4 years. Currently, there is no treatment for diabetic peripheral neuropathy and the lack of a means for early detection complicates...
Dr. Kamal Rahmouni, Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center received the 2016 ISH Paul Korner Award from the International Society of Hypertension (ISH). The Paul Korner Award was endowed by the High Blood Pressure Research...