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Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals & Clinics staff members were represented well among the 2018 honorees for a variety of University and Board of Regents awards recognizing outstanding teaching, service, and research.
The 2018 University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) Clinical Awards recipients were named at an October 15 UIP event.
Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, MBA, the E.A. Crowell Jr. Professor and chairman of the Department of Surgery, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), effective Oct. 1, 2018.
Researchers at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center have received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to devise research strategies that can support health care providers in Iowa’s rural communities, where many hospitals are struggling to maintain their cancer-control efforts.
Researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine have received a three-year, $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new methods to carry gene editing tools into cells that line the airway.
Using a recently approved update to a device called a MitraClip, surgeons at University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center repaired the heart of an 82 year old who was a poor candidate for traditional repair of a leaky mitral valve.
When the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology was announced recently, it brought a smile to the face of Nitin Karandikar, MD, PhD, professor and chair of pathology.
Researchers at the University of Iowa and Oregon Health & Science University have found a way to prevent nerve damage caused by chemotherapy drugs, suggesting a strategy for treating pain caused by some chemotherapy drugs.
The Department of Psychiatry is opening a 24-hour Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) specifically designed for people experiencing an emotional crisis or psychiatric emergency. The calm, comfortable, and inviting space will feature reclining chairs instead of hospital beds and a care team dedicated to providing immediate, specialized care.
Findings from a UI Health Care study show the use of hospitalists connected by computerized video with physicians and patients in rural hospitals can help improve outcomes for patients, increase patient satisfaction, and reduce costs.