UI researchers led by Miles Pufall, PhD, have identified a new target that may help improve treatment for children with relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL), the most common type of childhood cancer.
The doctors and professors Amy Hanson has worked with at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine helped her determine her specialty—pediatrics. As Match Day approaches, Hanson excitedly awaits the news on where she’ll further her passion as a resident.
Get to know current PhD student Allan Prichard and why he decided to come to the University of Iowa.
Match Day tradition at Iowa brings together students, their friends, and families, for an hour or so of nervous anticipation and—usually—a joyous celebration. This year, 41 percent of the class will enter primary care training.
The University of Iowa is one of six leading centers around the United States conducting a pilot project to collect data on bone and soft tissue sarcoma treatment procedures with the goal of improving care for patients who have musculoskeletal tumors. Orthopedic surgeon Benjamin Miller, MD, leads the UI project team.
The first phase of a new treatment designed to improve the sight of those with a rare inherited childhood eye disease has shown promising results, University of Iowa researchers say.
A new gallery of biomedical research images is on display on the ground floor of the Carver Biomedical Research Building. The images, each measuring 5 feet in diameter and mounted on back-lit frames, are visible to pedestrian and vehicle traffic along Newton Road. The gallery highlights the breadth of foundational research conducted in the Carver College of Medicine.
Nonsense mutations are single-letter errors in the genetic code that prematurely halt the production of critical proteins. These unfinished proteins are unable to function normally, and nonsense mutations cause 10-15 percent of all inherited genetic diseases, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy,...
Get to know current PhD student Vitaly Ievlev and why he decided to come to the University of Iowa.
The University of Iowa is cancelling classes from 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 through noon Thursday, Jan. 31. This includes all medical students and applies to all preclinical courses and all clerkship rotations.