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A new mouse-model study shows that exercise causes muscle to release a peptide that increases the muscle’s energy production and physical endurance, supporting longer and more intense exercise.
The link between the gut microbiome and obesity seems clear, but just how changes to gut bacteria can cause weight gain is not. A University of Iowa study in mice shows that drug-induced changes to the gut microbiome can cause obesity by reducing the resting metabolic rate—the rate at which calories are burned while sleeping or resting.
A University of Iowa research team will develop an innovative pig model to better understand a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF) thanks to a $931,395 grant from the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF). The funding is part of a three-year, $1.7 million grant that the CTF has awarded...
Imagine a neurosurgeon completing a complicated, 10-hour surgery without ever looking directly at the patient’s brain or the tumor that’s being removed.
Brian Dlouhy, assistant professor of neurosurgery and member of the Pappajohn Biomedical Institute, has been named the first Getch Scholar by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the Congress of Neurosurgeons.
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed more than 11,300 lives and starkly revealed the lack of effective options for treating or preventing the disease. Progress has been made on developing vaccines, but there is still a need for antiviral therapies to protect health care workers and local populations in the event of future outbreaks.
A University of Iowa study that included more than 21,000 women with stage IV breast cancer finds that survival has improved over the past two and a half decades and is increasingly of prolonged duration, particularly for some women undergoing initial breast surgery. The findings were published...
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Thursday, October 22, 2015 Congratulations to Carver College of Medicine Grant Awardees from August-September 2015! Name Department Sponsor Proposal Title Allen, Lee-Ann 3215 - Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Neutrophil Plasticity and H...
Grant Awardees May-July 2015