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A gene therapy proven to improve vision and function for people with a rare inherited blinding eye disease was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Meet Ken Nepple, MD of the Department of Urology
Like most of us, when biologist Laura Rogers, PhD, hears stories about immunotherapy and the new hope it’s bringing to cancer patients, the word “miraculous” comes to her mind.
Investigators from the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UI College of Public Health are beginning a one-year study to better understand why HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine coverage in Iowa's rural areas lags behind other adolescent immunizations.
Two Carver College of Medicine students have each won national research awards for research they conducted this past summer
Rare intraoperative brain recordings suggest new brain connection that may be a target for improving cognitive symptoms in Parkinson’s disease.
The University of Iowa Tippie Executive MBA students, Des Moines cohort, voted Azeemuddin Ahmed, MD, MBA, their 2nd Year Teacher of the Year for his Dynamics of Negotiations class.
E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, was recently elected as the president-elect of the Endocrine Society. His term as president-elect will commence March 20, 2018, and his presidential term will begin on March 20, 2019, for one year.
University of Iowa faculty member Daniel Tranel has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Once Edgar Samaniego, MD, starting working at UI Hospitals and Clinics as a neurologist in neurointerventional surgery, he saw the stark contrast in the resources compared with his home country of Ecuador. Here, he saw state-of-the-art Cath Labs, neuroimaging technology, medical equipment, and highly trained specialists—all severely lacking in Ecuador.