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July 31, 2020 - On two consecutive days, Dr. Aaron Scherer received a K01 from the National Institute on Aging and a U01 to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Both grants will enable him to better understand what motivates individuals to choose to take vaccines. In the setting of our current pandemic, his discoveries may prove critical in the coming months.
June 11, 2020 - Dr. Isabella Grumbach will collaborate with investigators from Radiation Oncology, the Tippie College of Business, and the College of Engineering to examine the impact of radiation therapy on the small vessels of the eye after treatment for eye melanoma.
June 3, 2020 - University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics epidemiologist Jorge Salinas’ new normal involves detailed procedures and protocols for how to handle patients infected with COVID-19, from the time they come to the hospital to the time they’re discharged.
May 20, 2020 - Dr. Bradley Manning and Dr. Andrew Bryant discuss the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics program that provides direct daily care and support to patients with COVID-19 who are self-quarantined.
May 6, 2020 - Dr. Rasna Sabharwal will investigate the central mechanisms and neural circuitry of emotional stress-mediated sudden death in dilated cardiomyopathy, which seems to affect male mice more consistently than female mice.
April 30, 2020 - Dr. Josalyn Cho has received an NIH grant to investigate Tim3, an immune regulatory protein, and its impact on influenza infection in the lungs.
April 28, 2020 - Dr. Barry London will lead a team of researchers examining the cardiac impact of radiation treatment for lung and esophageal cancers
April 21, 2020 - Continuing his work with the gene SUMO2 and the protein p66shc, Dr. Santosh Kumar will use his first R01 to further explore the correlation between “SUMOylation” and atherosclerotic development, as well as the mechanism behind SUMO2lyation’s effect on arterial oxidative stress.