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The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that allowed for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center within the Carver College of Medicine. Led by Ted Abel, PhD, the Iowa Neuroscience Institute conducts research to find the causes of — and preventions, treatments, and cures for — the many diseases that affect the brain and nervous system.


Pain Research Program Seminar - Edgar Romero-Sandoval, MD, PhD

Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Modulation of pain via immune cell phenotype and the ER stress sensor IRE1a/XBP1s" Presented by Edgar Romero-Sandoval, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Wake Forest University School of Medicine Winston Salem, North Carolina

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Annarita Di Lorenzo, PhD

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Altered sphingolipid metabolism and signaling contribute to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease" Presented by Annarita Di Lorenzo, PhD Associate Professor Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Graduate School of Medical Sciences Weil Cornell Medicine

Hawk-IDDRC Seminar Series featuring Ece Demir-Lira, PhD

Friday, October 14, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Please join us for our Hawk-IDDRC Seminar Series featuring Ece Demir-Lira, PhD  Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, noon-1 p.m. This event will be presented in conjunction with Pediatrics Grand Rounds in the Pediatric Conference Center (JCP2415). A limited number of Grab & Go lunches will be provided. If you are not able to attend in person, please join us via zoom: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99469104199?pwd=dzlFVE42cnB5UVlidW1pdTZUYk1vZz09&from=addon

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Dr. Lisa Aimone

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"The Role of a Drug Discovery Support Team in the Pharmaceutical Industry Focus on Pharmacokinetic Screening" Presented by Dr. Lisa Aimone Director of in vivo Models Translational Medicine AskBio

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Marcelo Wood, PhD

Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Epigenetic molecular memory of a previous experience: Is ACVR1C the link?" Presented by Marcelo Wood, PhD Professor & Chair Department of Neurobiology & Behavior School of Biological Sciences University of California, Irvine