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The pandemic over the past year may have hindered Iowa’s public university operations in many ways. But it also heightened their research endeavors and amplified their scientific missions — such as the need for effective COVID-19 treatments and vaccines — and it showed in their funding totals,...
A team of UI clinicians, researchers, and professors—including from the UI Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities—are launching a new UI Hawkeye Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, or Hawk-IDDRC, reports The Gazette. *Subscription service, limited access
Younes Rouabhi, an undergraduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Kamal Rahmouni, was recently awarded a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Physiological Society. This fellowship will allow Younes to participate in hands-on research in the laboratory for 10 weeks. He will be...
Paul Williams, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Kamal Rahmouni's laboratory, was recently awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA) to investigate the mechanisms that drive the hypertension in obesity. Dr. Williams project focuses on understanding the...
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,...
Donald D. Heistad, MD Dr. Heistad, Professor of Internal Medicine, Neuroscience and Pharmacology, and Pomerantz Family Chair in Cardiology, has an outstanding record of mentoring trainees, faculty and staff at all levels. By his own example and with his guidance and leadership, he has influenced...
Twelve University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine faculty who have received pilot grants from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust as part of a new COVID-19 research program . The pilot grants funded eight research projects that aim to advance the fundamental aspects and biology of the novel...
Dr. Matthew Potthoff, an Associate Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, FOE Diabetes Research Center, and Iowa Neurosciences Institute, has been named the recipient of the Roy J. Carver Endowed Professorship in Neuroscience and Pharmacology as a recognition of his...
Congratulations to Jianing Song, in the Strack lab successfully defended his thesis, entitled: "Mutations and Substrates of E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Adaptor Kelch-like 15 and Link to Neurodevelopmental Disorders".
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