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With a finding that will “rewrite neuroanatomy textbooks,” University of Iowa neurologist Aaron Boes, MD, PhD, and his colleagues show that the thalamus is not a critical part of the brain pathway involved in keeping humans awake and conscious.
Two University of Iowa scientists have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general-scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. Election as an AAAS fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
The Physician Assistant Studies program at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will graduate 24 students in a ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in Prem Sahai Auditorium, 1110A Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF). The PA program is consistently ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report and was ranked No. 2 in the most recent survey.
The UI Carver College of Medicine was one of 10 medical schools nationwide honored for its students’ efforts during National Advocacy Week. The schools were announced during the AMA-MSS national interim meeting, held Nov. 8-10 in Washington, D.C.
Cancer researchers at University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center have received a five-year, $9.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test the use of high-dose, intravenous (IV) vitamin C in the treatment of cancer.
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine’s Family Medicine Preceptorship provides an opportunity for all medical students to spend four weeks on-site with a family physician practicing in Iowa.
Meet three physicians in the Department of Family Medicine who have found their niche and are helping populations that might otherwise find it difficult to get the care they need.
UI researchers uncover an unexpected finding that links a structural heart protein to gene regulation following heart stress suggests potential new avenues for developing heart failure therapies.
A team led by psychiatrist Alison Lynch, MD, will use a $1.5 million grant to train more Iowa clinicians in medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorders.
Researchers at the University of Iowa, in collaboration with colleagues at Iowa State University, are working on a universal flu vaccine based on nanoparticle technology.