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A new study of approximately 80,000 patients shows that people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have a 30% higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than people without the neurodegenerative condition.
More than 150 University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine students showed up at the Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track Sept. 20, for the third annual Carver Black and Gold Mile Run.
Join us for Skorton’s virtual presentation, “Celebrating 150 Years of Excellence Amid a Changing World—And Imagining What Comes Next” on Sept. 21 at noon. Registration for the event is required.
A workplace that is truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive requires a change in culture. As part of this effort, leaders established a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force. Task force members are charged with implementing meaningful strategies that will make a measurable difference for all marginalized faculty, staff, and trainees, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color at UI Health Care.
Growing up in the South helped shape the person Andrea Marshall, PhD, is today. Marshall encourages young Black students to consider scientific careers.
Radiation Sciences students Madison Graeve, Miranda Olson, and Conner Wharff receive Scot Heery Scholarships.
University of Iowa is participating in a large-scale, international clinical trial to study the safety, tolerability, immunogenicity, and efficacy of vaccines against COVID-19.
Antentor Hinton, PhD, was recently recognized by the blacklist100, created to amplify emerging voices within the Black community that represent bold, innovative, and culture-making thought-leadership.
Steven Varga, PhD, professor of microbiology and immunology in the UI Carver College of Medicine, has been selected to serve as chair of the Virology B Study Section of the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health.
Nolan Ford spent much of his childhood at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital watching his sister fight cancer. The experience motivated him to pursue a medical career.