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Disrupting a metabolic pathway in the liver in a way that creates a more “cancer-like” metabolism actually reduces tumor formation in a mouse model of liver cancer. That's the surprising and potentially useful finding from a new UI study published recently in the journal Cell Reports . The study,...
Virginia Willour, PhD, UI associate professor of psychiatry and a member of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, has received a $1,488,788 grant from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), to investigate the biological basis of suicidal behavior.
A drug used to treat enlarged prostate may also be able to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded a $2.4 million grant to a University of Iowa research team to continue its participation in a national network of research centers bringing multidisciplinary expertise to the challenges of treating cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease.
To support the continued growth of University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, five faculty members who have helped to foster that growth have been appointed to leadership positions. The appointments, announced by George Weiner, MD , director of the cancer center, are effective Sept. 1,...
Meet Kevin Legge, PhD, a professor of pathology and microbiology and immunology.
Meet David Price, PhD, professor of biochemistry.
Meet Daniel Hyer, PhD, associate professor of radiation oncology.
Meet Jason Wilbur, MD, clinical professor of family medicine.
Get to know current graduate student Ellen Kiser.