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The Carver College of Medicine announces internal funding opportunities for Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Medical Research Initiative Grants and Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Collaborative Pilot Grants.
A new Becton Dickinson FACSAria Fusion three-laser, eleven-color, high-speed cell sorter was recently installed in the Flow Cytometry Facility. Purchased with funds from a NIH Shared Instrumentation grant, the new $440,000 instrument is housed inside a custom-designed Baker Company Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinet.
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine first-year medical student, Isaiah Reeves, is being recognized as a winner of the Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program for his academic excellence in pursuing a higher education and sharing his inspiring story of living with hemophilia.
Meet Stacey L. DeJong in the Department of Physical Therapy.
Giving mice a gene mutation linked to eating disorders in people causes feeding and behavior abnormalities similar to symptoms often seen in patients with eating disorders. Only female mice are affected by the gene mutation, and some of the abnormalities they express depend on whether they are housed alone or with other mice.
We Are Phil Faculty/Staff Giving Week is happening on the UI campus October 10-October 14, 2016 — our fourth annual celebration of faculty/staff philanthropy. The following is a testimonial from Professor of Pediatrics Tom Scholz on the importance of giving back:
Vitamin safely boosts levels of important cell metabolite linked to multiple health benefits. In the first controlled clinical trial of nicotinamide riboside (NR), a newly discovered form of Vitamin B3, researchers have shown that the compound is safe for humans and increases levels of a cell metabolite that is critical for cellular energy production and protection against stress and DNA damage.
Meet Douglas Storm, MD, in the Department of Urology.
Kamal Rahmouni, PhD, professor of pharmacology and internal medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been awarded the 2016 Paul Korner Award by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH).
Meet Andrea Greiner, MD, in the Department of OB/GYN.