Get to know current graduate student Ellen Kiser.
Li Wu, PhD, from Ohio State University, has been named chair and departmental executive officer of the Carver College of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology, effective Nov. 1.
Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes Women in Medicine. This is an opportunity to showcase the accomplishments of women physicians as well as highlight advocacy related to women and health issues impacting women patients. This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our...
Scientists have identified a class of drugs that may have potential to treat a rare and deadly form of brain cancer that affects young children.
Growing up in the small town of Mount Vernon, Iowa, Megan Cannon had always been interested in math and science. As she progressed through high school, becoming a physician assistant (PA) became a clear career ambition, but an interest in nutrition in college had her following a different path.
The summer before students start medical school typically gives them one final time to relax prior to beginning their intense workload. However, students who might feel intimidated about starting their journey can apply for the Introduction to Medical Education at Iowa (IMEI) , which prepares...
The University of Iowa is the lead site for a new clinical trial that is testing the ability of experimental adjuvants to boost the effectiveness of seasonal flu shots. Adjuvants are compounds added to vaccines to induce stronger and longer-lasting immune responses.
In hopes to meld the University of Iowa’s medical and undergraduate campuses, Pavane Gorrepati, current MD candidate at the UI Carver College of Medicine, initiated a new monthly column in The Daily Iowan titled, “The Doctor Is In,” which explores health-related concepts geared toward undergraduate...
Get to know current PhD student Qierra Brockman.
A new study in mice by University of Iowa researchers suggests it may be possible to regenerate critical nerve structures in the eye that are disrupted by genetic mutations even after these structures known as synapses have matured abnormally.