Research News

March

Better measurements for better predictions
March 4, 2019 - In her first first-author publication, Dr. Asma Al Zougbi details a new approach for determining bone-fracture risk in people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in Muscle & Nerve.

February

Burning question takes big step closer to answers
February 18, 2019 - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine team spent a week in India, preparing to research the effects of indoor biomass fires on the lungs of women.

January

Chauhan receives NINDS R01
January 4, 2019 - Dr. Anil Chauhan received a five-year, $1.75M R01 from the NIH’s National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).

November

Failing Heart Cells Trigger Self-Protection Mechanism
November 12, 2018 - A University of Iowa study finds that cardiac stress transforms an important structural protein into a gene regulator that protects against heart failure.

Faraci Receives $2.54M R01
November 7, 2018 - Dr. Frank Faraci received a five-year, $2.54M NIH grant.

October

Weiss Receives $2.3M R01
October 24, 2018 - Dr. Robert Weiss has been awarded a five-year, $2.3M R01.

Blount to examine impact of air pollution on TB risk
October 19, 2018 - Dr. Robert Blount has received a one-year, $40,000 pilot grant from the Environmental Health Sciences Research Center.

September

Rosen Named KL2 Scholar
September 18, 2018 - Dr. Brad Rosen will join the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science’s KL2 Scholars program.

FOEDRC Pilot & Feasibility Grants Announced
September 6, 2018 - The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at The University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, is pleased to announce the results of its eighth round of pilot and feasibility research grants.

August

DeZorzi, Girotra Earn Top Poster Prize in Munich
August 30, 2018 - PGY-3 resident Dr. Chris DeZorzi and Dr. Saket Girotra won Best Poster at the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Munich.

Lee Wins Seed Grant in ISU Collaboration
August 28, 2018 - Dr. Gloria Lee has been awarded a two-year, $50,000 seed grant sponsored by the University of Iowa and Iowa State University to examine the connections between epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease.

TelePrEP Receives $2M CDC Grant
August 1, 2018 - Dr. Michael Ohl, Director of the TelePrEP program, has received a four-year, $2M grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand the program and document its practice for potential replication.

July

Providing results in context may produce better results
July 12, 2018 - Dr. Aaron Scherer and colleagues publish report in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Thiel Awarded Two New Grants
July 5, 2018 - Dr. William Thiel has been awarded a 5-year, $1.9M NIH grant, as well as a 2-year, $200K Innovative Project Award from the American Heart Association.

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