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The Inherited Neuropathy Consortium (INC) led by University of Iowa neurologist Michael Shy, MD, has received a five-year, almost $7.2 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health.
Scientists discovered that terazosin can protect cells by activating an enzyme known as PGK1 that is crucial in producing cellular energy.
A drug used to treat enlarged prostate may also be able to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Amir Shaban, MD, and Enrique Leira, MD, MS have received a grant funding from the University of Iowa for Translational Stroke Studies. This pilot grant funding will support studying neuroprotection during acute stroke transport.
We want to recognize the generosity of Nathan and Beth Tross who, with their philanthropic support, established this prestigious position within the UI Carver College of Medicine.
Congratulations to Mr. Benton Purnel for recieving the "Graduate Research Excellence Award in the Life Sciences" award.