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The team's findings, published online in Cell, shed light on the molecular mechanism that underlies a form of deafness and suggest a new treatment strategy.
UI radiation oncologist Carryn Anderson, MD, has been honored by the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer for research on a drug designed to alleviate oral mucositis, a common and debilitating side effect of head and neck chemoradiation treatments.
University of Iowa Health Care patients are the first in the nation to have access to a new technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to diagnose diabetic retinopathy.
The 2018 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize has been awarded to five scientists, including the University of Iowa’s Michael Welsh, MD, for transformative discoveries that have led to the development of life-altering precision-targeted treatments for the devastating multi-organ disease cystic fibrosis (CF).
Claire Hannah, who begins her fourth year as an MD student, achieved the highest score among the most recent group of Carver College of Medicine students taking the USMLE Step 1.
During June’s national Pride Month activities, organizations like EQUAL Meds helped show the community what progress has been made for LGBTQ+ health care issues and the journey yet to come.
If you think June and July are quiet times on the Carver College of Medicine campus, think again. The college’s summer programs attract hundreds of students and researchers from around the country to be taught by and to collaborate with its faculty.
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more than twice as likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD.
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center has partnered with 69 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers urging increased HPV vaccination and screening to eliminate HPV-related cancers.
The Richard E. Kerber HeartSafe Initiative is assisting the UI in becoming a certified HeartSafe Campus. Honoring Kerber, the program aims to train non-medical staff in CPR and the use of AEDs.