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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.
Rainbo Hultman, PhD, assistant professor of molecular physiology and biophysics, has been named associate director for diversity, equity, inclusion in the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. She joins the leadership team with INI Director Ted Abel and three additional associate directors. Abel said his...
Two Iowa Neuroscience Institute members have received named chairs and professorships. Donna Hammond, PhD , professor of anesthesia and of neuroscience and pharmacology, is the Roy J. Carver Chair in the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, and Matthew Potthoff, PhD, associate professor of neuroscience and...
Research on faulty genetic material by University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine professor Christopher Ahern recently was licensed by Tevard Biosciences, a company that is seeking to treat certain forms of epilepsy.
Rainbo Hultman, PhD, assistant professor of molecular physiology and biophysics and a member of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, is one of three winners of the 2021 Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Awards from the McKnight Endowment Fund.
The Iowa Neuroscience Institute has awarded four Accelerator Grants to support high-impact neuroscience research in areas that are new or add value to existing research by branching in a new direction. This year’s grants support research on early detection of cognitive decline, basic...