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The first phase of a new treatment designed to improve the sight of those with a rare inherited childhood eye disease has shown promising results, University of Iowa researchers say.
A new gallery of biomedical research images is on display on the ground floor of the Carver Biomedical Research Building. The images, each measuring 5 feet in diameter and mounted on back-lit frames, are visible to pedestrian and vehicle traffic along Newton Road. The gallery highlights the breadth of foundational research conducted in the Carver College of Medicine.
Nonsense mutations are single-letter errors in the genetic code that prematurely halt the production of critical proteins. These unfinished proteins are unable to function normally, and nonsense mutations cause 10-15 percent of all inherited genetic diseases, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy,...
Get to know current PhD student Vitaly Ievlev and why he decided to come to the University of Iowa.
The University of Iowa is cancelling classes from 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 through noon Thursday, Jan. 31. This includes all medical students and applies to all preclinical courses and all clerkship rotations.
Giving mouse moms a supplement called nicotinamide riboside (NR) while they are nursing provides physical and behavioral benefits to both mothers and pups, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Iowa.
Krystal Parker, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, received a five-year, $2.1 million National Institute of Mental Health grant to study the cerebellum and its role in cognitive function.
New research finds access to pain relief during labor may vary in the United States depending on where you live.
In its 2019 rankings of “Best Employers for Diversity,” Forbes ranked UI Health Care No. 24 overall among 500 large employers nationwide and No. 2 in its Healthcare & Social category.
A leader in medical research and higher education, Raynard S. Kington, MD, president of Grinnell College, will deliver the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture at noon Wednesday, Jan. 23 in the Prem Sahai Auditorium, Room 1110 in the Medical Education Research Facility.