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U.S. News & World Report on Aug. 1 released its 2016–17 “Best Hospitals” rankings, and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics again has been included as one of the top hospitals in the United States. https://now.uiowa.edu/2016/08/ui-hospitals-and-clinics-ranked-among-best
Dr. Santiago Ortega at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics stopped by the TV9 News at Midday on Monday to talk about a new treatment for strokes: inserting a catheter into the bloodstream to remove clots in the brain. Read full article
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been named one of " 100 great hospitals in America 2016 " by Becker's Hospital Review . Read full article
The 2016 GME Leadership Symposium, held on April 29 in the Kinnick Stadium Pressbox, recognized the following UI Health Care faculty and staff for their contributions in educating and supporting the next generation of physicians. Read full article
Dr. Connie Pieper will receive this years “M4 Senior Faculty of the Year Award” for the entire CCOM.
What is the neuroscience behind the phenomenon of losing your focus and train of thought once you're interrupted? A study released this morning by researchers offers some valuable clues.
Gordon Buchanan, MD, PhD, was awarded a $1.6M R01 grant from the NIH earlier this year to investigate the causes of SUDEP. Below is the abstract.
Gordon Buchanan, MD, PhD, along with Yuriy Usachev, PhD, received a small pilot grant from the American Epilepsy Society "The role of the mitochondrial Ca2+ uniporter (MCU) in neuronal excitability and epilepsy"
Rup Sainju, MBBS, Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology was recently awarded an Epilepsy ResearchAward from the Citizen’s United for Research in Epilepsy