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Our heartiest congratulations go out to Donald D. Heistad, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine and Neuroscience and Pharmacology and the Pomerantz Family Chair in Cardiology, who is slated to be honored with the 2020 Daryl and Nancy Granner Distinguished Mentor Award. This award is given to...
The Iowa fight song never sounded so good. The @HawkeyeBand worked to create this video to celebrate and thank those who are serving our communities on the frontlines of the pandemic. GO HAWKS! https://twitter.com/i/status/1257682713840021506
Dawn Quelle received an Oberley seed grant award from the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center to examine “Serotonin regulation by RABL6A in neuroendocrine tumors.” Elevated serotonin is the major factor driving carcinoid syndrome (CS) in patients with metastatic small bowel neuroendocrine tumors (...
Jordan Kohlmeyer , a graduate student in Dr. Dawn Quelle’s lab , was recently awarded a pilot grant for $20,000 from the Iowa Sarcoma Multidisciplinary Oncology Group for a study entitled “Developing novel combination therapy targeting the RABL6A-RB1 pathway in malignant peripheral nerve sheath...
Matt Potthoff, PhD, Associate Professor in Neuroscience and Pharmacology, is one of six researchers named to the University of Iowa Health Care Distinguished Scholars Program (DSP). This program aims to support internationally recognized scientists who are leaders in their fields of research. Each...
How Iowa is advancing our understanding of autism: LiveBIG 2019-20
Ted Abel, Ph.D. , Professor and Chair of the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, and Donald Heistad, M.D. and Frank Faraci, Ph.D. , Professors of Internal Medicine and Neuroscience and Pharmacology, were among a group of forty-six faculty included in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver...
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has announced the appointment of Kamal Rahmouni, PhD, and Dale Abel, MD, PhD, as co-directors of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative (OREI). Rahmouni , who is a professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology and who serves as...
Mackenzie Spicer , PhD student, Molecular Medicine Graduate Program, Rory Fisher Laboratory Uncovers causes of Parkinson's Mackenzie is one of 52 outstanding University of Iowa scholars, researchers, and creators featured in the Dare to Discover banner campaign, through downtown Iowa City. The...
Shi Fang, Graduate Research Assistant in Dr. Curt Sigmund's laboratory at the Medical College of Wisconsin, was awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA) for her project titled “Vascular Smooth Muscle RhoBTB1 in Hypertension”.