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Gordon Buchanan, MD, PhD was appointed the Beth L. Tross Professor in Epilepsy during a May 2 investiture ceremony. The professorship was established through a gift from Nathan and Beth Tross, of Highland Park, Illinois.
Get to know current PhD student Alix Rouault and what he is accomplishing at the University of Iowa.
A recent study by UI scientists shows that a type of human gut bacteria is as effective as an approved drug in blocking multiple sclerosis-like symptoms in a mouse model of the disease.
University of Pittsburgh Psychiatry Chair David A. Lewis, MD, will present the second annual Nancy C. Andreasen Lecture on Friday, April 26. He will deliver his presentation, titled “A Neural Circuitry Substrate for Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia,” at 11 a.m. in the Medical Alumni Auditorium (3 GH).
A study led by E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, suggests that blocking glucose metabolism in platelets might provide a target for reducing abnormal blood clotting in patients with diabetes.
We often hear about research behind the principles that we learned during the first two years of our medical school education. However, we often hear that some ideas have yet to be elucidated. For medical students, these are great opportunities for us to contribute to medical knowledge.
It’s more than a coincidence that a handful of researchers from Harvard recently migrated to the University of Iowa. They’re drawn by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute and its collaborative environment and support for young investigators.
Get to know current PhD student Jennie Liu and what she is accomplishing at the University of Iowa.
An international team of scientists, including University of Iowa biophysicist Chris Ahern, PhD, used a lethal scorpion toxin to capture detailed, 3D pictures of a protein involved in pain.
The 3:30 p.m. ceremony honors three faculty from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences—Mark Greiner, MD; Erin Shriver, MD, FACS; and Matthew Thurtell, MBBS, MSc—who will hold new endowed professorships.