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Members of the Black Faculty Council are pictured at their fall social gathering at Walker Homestead. The summer of 2020 brought what University of Iowa pediatric psychologist Joyce Goins-Fernandez, PhD , calls a ‘twindemic’: the rapid spread of COVID-19 coupled with protests and a national outcry...
Seeking applications for the SARS-CoV-2 Pilot Grant Program (COVID-19 Pilot) funded by a generous $1 million gift from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust (Carver Trust).
The Vice President for Medical Affairs announces the new awardees of the Distinguished Scholars Program. The goal of this program is to identify and support outstanding mid-career faculty who are becoming internationally recognized leaders in their respective fields of research.
The study shows that FGF21 hormone suppresses alcohol consumption in non-human primate models of excessive alcohol consumption. The study identifies the specific group of neurons in the brain that respond to FGF21 molecules to produce this effect. The findings suggest that FGF21 may have therapeutic potential for treating alcohol use disorder in people.
The Presidential Lecture Series provides an opportunity for distinguished faculty members to present significant aspects of their work to the greater university community and general public. The lecture series will focus on “The University of Iowa at 175: Proud Legacy, Promising Future.”
At a time when the omicron surge is dominating the news cycle and affecting day-to-day activities, University of Iowa Health Care scientists continue to make discoveries that advance our understanding and treatment of other health conditions.
Artificially stimulating heart rate protects the heart from injury, reproducing a key benefit of exercise, according to a new University of Iowa study.
UI Team develops new gene expression technology and will enable better modeling of diseases, especially for neurodegenerative diseases.
Two early-career scientists have each been awarded a one-year, $30,000 American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant through Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI.
A study by Lane Strathearn, MD, PhD, adds to evidence that childhood adversity can increase the risk for many chronic physical and mental health problems that last into adulthood.