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Research News

May 2022

Welsh wins 2022 Shaw Prize in Life Sciences and Medicine
May 25, 2022 - University of Iowa professor Michael J. Welsh, MD, has won the 2022 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine for landmark discoveries of the molecular, biochemical, and functional defects underlying cystic fibrosis and the identification and development of medicines can treat most people affected by this disorder.

March 2022

August 2021

Rehman publication, career development award advance CF research
August 20, 2021

July 2021

Boston Scientific acquires UI startup Farapulse
July 1, 2021

June 2021

PREP@Iowa offers research mentorship, career boost
June 2, 2021

May 2021

Cancer can't hide: advancing immunotherapy for melanoma
May 5, 2021 - Years of research have led to a greater understanding of how cancers hide from the immune system—and a promising immunotherapy treatment for melanoma.

April 2021

Polgreen receives $3.7M R01
April 14, 2021

March 2021

UI researchers examine potential for light, photosensitizing agents to treat soft tissue sarcoma
March 23, 2021

Phase I clinical trial group finds efficiencies, increases
March 15, 2021

February 2021

January 2021

Wei receives $2.3M R01
January 12, 2021 - Dr. Shunguang Wei has received his second R01 in less than 3 years.

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