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The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has approved a request to revise and restructure the bioscience-related program(s) into a new consortium degree-granting program at the University of Iowa—the Biomedical Science program.
Curt Sigmund, PhD, professor and DEO of pharmacology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been awarded a four-year, $2.48 million grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to study a molecular pathway that appears to protect blood vessels from damage caused by cardiovascular stressors, including high-fat diet and aging.
Abnormally thick and sticky mucus that clogs airways and makes the lungs more vulnerable to persistent, difficult-to-treat bacterial infections, is a major clinical problem for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), especially in its more advanced stages.
The UI Carver College of Medicine will welcome Zhijian “James” Chen, the George L. MacGregor Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science at the University of Texas Southwestern, on Monday, April 18, as he presents the 2016 Ramon and Victoria Lim Medical Science Lecture.
University of Iowa researchers have shown that patients diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have more cancer-promoting oncogenes but lower rates of cancer.
The first annual Swing Fore Shelter House Charity Golf Outing will take place on Saturday, April 23 at the Pleasant Valley Golf Course in Iowa City.
Bridget Coughlin has two passions in her professional career—science and people. Thanks to her graduate education at the University of Iowa, Coughlin has combined these passions in a dream job.
Rhonda Barr, DPT, MA, CSS, adjunct associate of physical therapy and rehabilitation science, has been awarded the Mary Sinnott Award for Clinical Excellence in Acute Care Physical Therapy.
When Whitney Kaefring, of Solon, Iowa, decided she wanted to be a doctor, she was already pretty sure that she’d like to practice medicine in a small, rural Iowa community. So when the email arrived announcing the launch of the UI Carver College of Medicine Rural Iowa Scholars Program (CRISP), she was thrilled.
Medical students at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine have met their match. Friday, March 18, marked Match Day, the day when medical school graduates around the world learned where they’ll be doing their residencies.