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Terry Wahls, MD, has been gifted $2.5 million from the Carter Chapman Shreve Family Foundation to be directed to the Wahls Therapeutic Lifestyle Fund in the Wahls Lab.
Thomas Pak discovered his passion for research while completing his undergraduate degree in neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University.
Donald D. Anderson, PhD, a professor of orthopedics and rehabilitation in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and a pioneer in orthopedic research and training, is being recognized as one of the top medical and biological engineers in the country.
University of Iowa Vice President for Medical Affairs (VPMA) and Tyrone D. Artz Dean of the Carver College of Medicine Dr. Brooks Jackson has announced that he will return to the faculty and pursue his research. The university will launch a national search for its next VPMA and dean of CCOM and Jackson will serve until after his successor begins. John Keller and Cynthia Wong have been named co-chairs of the search committee.
Members of the Black Faculty Council are pictured at their fall social gathering at Walker Homestead. The summer of 2020 brought what University of Iowa pediatric psychologist Joyce Goins-Fernandez, PhD , calls a ‘twindemic’: the rapid spread of COVID-19 coupled with protests and a national outcry...
Seeking applications for the SARS-CoV-2 Pilot Grant Program (COVID-19 Pilot) funded by a generous $1 million gift from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust (Carver Trust).
The Vice President for Medical Affairs announces the new awardees of the Distinguished Scholars Program. The goal of this program is to identify and support outstanding mid-career faculty who are becoming internationally recognized leaders in their respective fields of research.
The study shows that FGF21 hormone suppresses alcohol consumption in non-human primate models of excessive alcohol consumption. The study identifies the specific group of neurons in the brain that respond to FGF21 molecules to produce this effect. The findings suggest that FGF21 may have therapeutic potential for treating alcohol use disorder in people.
The Presidential Lecture Series provides an opportunity for distinguished faculty members to present significant aspects of their work to the greater university community and general public. The lecture series will focus on “The University of Iowa at 175: Proud Legacy, Promising Future.”
At a time when the omicron surge is dominating the news cycle and affecting day-to-day activities, University of Iowa Health Care scientists continue to make discoveries that advance our understanding and treatment of other health conditions.