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As the number of IDD diagnoses increases, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute (INI) are joining forces with other researchers, clinicians, physicians, and scientists across the UI enterprise to form a new center aimed at advancing care for Iowans with IDDs.
University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience student, Ryan Betters, has won the Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship, a $10,000 award from the Iowa Neuroscience Institute for an upper-level graduate student working in the area of neurodegenerative diseases. His research focuses on the...
Three University of Iowa undergraduates, Daniel Fu, Arshaq Saleem, and Kartik Sivakumar, have won the 2021 Iowa Neuroscience Institute Summer Scholar Awards. The INI Summer Scholar Program supports Iowa undergraduates planning to pursue research during the summer in the lab of an INI faculty member...
The University of Iowa Vice President for Research Discovery & Innovation Awards recognized three INI scholars.
The Iowa Neuroscience Institute has awarded two grants to support early-career faculty members pursuing research in Alzheimer’s disease and in traumatic brain injury. Marco Hefti, MD, assistant professor of pathology, and Elizabeth Newell, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, will each receive $...
Two University of Iowa faculty members have been awarded Williams-Cannon Faculty Fellowships through the Iowa Neuroscience Institute (INI). Catherine Marcinkiewcz PhD, assistant professor of neuroscience and pharmacology, and Jordan Schultz, PharmD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry,...
New research from the University of Iowa and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center demonstrates that offspring can be protected from the effects of prenatal stress by administering a neuroprotective compound during pregnancy.