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The Iowa Neuroscience Institute has awarded two grants to support early-career faculty members pursuing research in Alzheimer’s disease and in in traumatic brain injury. Marco Hefti, MD, assistant professor of pathology, and Elizabeth Newell, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, will each receive $300,000 over two years to support their research.
In our ongoing series about the UI Health Care Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force, we spoke with Kanya Ferguson, MD, clinical associate professor of dermatology, and co-chair of the DEI Recruitment and Retention Committee.
How does the immune system function? When and how does the body respond to infections and diseases? Angela Pack, PhD, post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is passionate about finding answers to immunology questions.
Edward A. Carter became the first Black graduate of the State University of Iowa College of Medicine, as the institution was known at the time. Carter was known to treat both white and Black patients.
Iowa’s Muscatine Heart Study has shown us that what we do as children has an impact on our cardiovascular health as adults.
Dunnwald named president-elect of the American Association for Anatomy (AAA).
Valerie Keffala, PhD appointed President of the Iowa Psychological Association for a one-year term, beginning January 1, 2021.
Taking a particular type of medication to treat enlarged prostate is associated with a reduced risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a large observational study led by researchers at the University of Iowa.
Rainbo Hultman, PhD named associate director for diversity, equity, inclusion in the Iowa Neuroscience Institute.
Twelve University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine faculty have received pilot grants from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust as part of a new COVID-19 research program.