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A team of University of Iowa neuroscientists has received new funding for a collaborative effort to identify new treatment strategies for schizophrenia. The Nellie Ball Trust has awarded $375,000 for the five-year project, “Cerebellum in Schizophrenia.” Collaborators on the project are Krystal...
Two University of Iowa faculty members have been awarded Williams-Cannon Faculty Fellowships through the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. Georgina Aldridge, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurology and Jacob Simmering, PhD, assistant professor of internal medicine, will each receive $45,000 in...
Seven University of Iowa undergraduates were inducted into the inaugural class of Nu Rho Psi, the National Honor Society in Neuroscience. Students are selected for membership based on their superior scholarly accomplishments as well as their interest and experience in research. The new members are...
Three University of Iowa undergraduates, Dustin Fykstra, Spenser Pfannenstiel, and Hanxi Tang, have won the 2020 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...
Two Iowa Neuroscience Institute faculty have been named Associate Members of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP). Catherine Marcinkiewcz, PhD, (left) assistant professor of neuroscience and pharmacology, and Krystal Parker, PhD, (right) assistant professor of psychiatry, were...
Peg Nopoulos, MD, chair of psychiatry and professor of psychiatry, neurology, and pediatrics in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has received a five-year, $18 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to continue and expand a decade-long study...
Welcome New Institute Faculty Georgina Aldridge, MD, PhD assistant professor of neurology MD/PhD, U of Illinois Residency, U of Iowa Jiefeng Jiang, PhD assistant professor of psychological & brain sciences (arriving January 2020) PhD, Duke U Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford U Merry Mani, PhD...
Two teams of researchers have won Accelerator Grants from the Iowa Neuroscience Institute (INI). These grants support high-impact neuroscience research in areas that are new or add value to existing research by branching in a new direction. “These projects represent exciting and creative new...
Ted Abel, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, and director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute at the UI, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.