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The University of Iowa LGBTQ+ Group provides a space for LGBTQ+ employees of UI Health Care to network both professionally and socially. They will be hosting a booth at Iowa City Pride on June 18, 2022.
Mapping the brain lesions that led multiple patients, once heavy smokers, to abruptly quit has revealed a brain network associated with addiction. The new study, which involved UI researchers Aaron Boes, MD, PhD, and Joel Bruss, suggests that targeting this circuitry with neuromodulation therapies, like transcranial magnetic stimulation or deep brain stimulation, may have potential for treating addiction.
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine investigators have received research pilot grants as part of a COVID-19 research program funded by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust.
University of Iowa professor Michael J. Welsh, MD, has won the 2022 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine for landmark discoveries of the molecular, biochemical, and functional defects underlying cystic fibrosis and the identification and development of medicines can treat most people affected by this disorder.
The UI Carver College of Medicine is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Excellence in Clinical Coaching award, presented May 20: Drs. Jaclyn Haugsdal, Erin Howe, Andrea Weber, and Jeffrey Wilson.
Each year the Carver College of Medicine announces a request for poems and/or short stories which will be reviewed and judged for publication in a College of Medicine anthology of creative writing works. Submissions are now being accepted until Aug. 31, 2022
Using gene therapy to deliver a piece an important heart protein protects mouse hearts from stress induced heart failure even when the gene therapy is delivered after the onset of heart failure. The new finding, published in etc journal Circulation Research, suggests that gene therapy targeting this mechanism, may have potential as a new therapy for treating heart failure.
An investiture ceremony honoring three Carver College of Medicine faculty appointed to chairs endowed by the Fraternal Order of Eagles will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, in the Prem Sahai Auditorium.
Two University of Iowa faculty members have been awarded Williams-Cannon Faculty Fellowships through the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. Alejandro Pezzulo, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine, and Michelle Voss, PhD, associate professor of psychological and brain sciences, will each receive $45,000 in research funding.
Steven Leary is graduating with an MD from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in May 2022. Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, CA Matched: Orthopedic surgery