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New research from the University of Iowa and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center demonstrates that offspring can be protected from the effects of prenatal stress by administering a neuroprotective compound during pregnancy.
Meghan Connett, MD, clinical assistant professor in family medicine, is the recipient of this year’s individual Culturally Responsive Health Care Award.
Congrats to Michihiko Goto, MD, on receiving a five-year, $731,346 K08 grant to continue his work on antimicrobial stewardship. The study will aid in the development of a more adaptive “smart antibiogram.”
UI Health Care experts are again lending their expertise in clinical research to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine trial, this time a large, Phase 3 trial for a new COVID-19 vaccine made by Novavax, Inc.
Research on faulty genetic material by University of Iowa (UI) Carver College of Medicine professor Christopher Ahern recently was licensed by Tevard Biosciences, a company that is seeking to treat certain forms of epilepsy.
Rainbo Hultman, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular physiology and biophysics and a member of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, is one of three winners of the 2021 Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Awards from the McKnight Endowment Fund.
Two second-year medical students, Becky Peoples and Bryn Meyers, talk about human rights.
Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA, dean for diversity and community partnership and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will deliver the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture as part of the University of Iowa Health Care Human Rights Week 2021 celebration.
As Terry Hayes approaches his final months in the Carver College of Medicine Department of Physician Assistant Studies and Services, he shares his biggest takeaways from an unprecedented year in health care.
MD students in the UI Carver College of Medicine take the USMLE Step 1 after completing their core clinical clerkships, which is typically midway through their third year. Sarah Dougherty reflects on her success.