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Dawn E. Quelle, PhD , Professor in the Departments of Neuroscience & Pharmacology and Pathology, has been awarded a 5-year $3.7 million National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institute (NIH/NCI) R01 Research Grant entitled “Role of RABL6A-PP2A in neuroendocrine tumors.” This goal of...
Two Iowa Neuroscience Institute members have received named chairs and professorships. Donna Hammond, PhD , professor of anesthesia and of neuroscience and pharmacology, is the Roy J. Carver Chair in the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, and Matthew Potthoff, PhD , associate professor of neuroscience...
Project Title: “Identifying Crosstalk Between Ketone and Endocrine Signaling in the Hypothalamus” Liver-brain crosstalk is now recognized as a fundamental driver of feeding behavior and body weight regulation, which are primary determinants of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Both nutrient fuels and...
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine leaders have launched a new initiative this fall to call attention to impactful and innovative research articles by the college’s faculty and staff. The “Best Research Paper Awards” were given to Carver College of Medicine faculty who served as authors...
This fellowship program provides an opportunity for Ph.D. students to benefit from a final semester of protected and supported time to focus on completing their scholarly research activities and the writing of their dissertations. Grant Walters, and Mengya Wang, graduate research assistants in Drs...
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...