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Leslie Carrillo-Sáenz recently completed the Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP). This program is designed for recent graduates from traditionally underrepresented group in biomedical fields to gain experience before entering graduate school.
The Department of Pathology has recently recruited Dr. Bing-Hua Jiang as the first appointee to Pathology’s Endowed Chair for Cancer Research and Dr. Jian Zhang as the first appointee to the Endowed Chair for Immunology Research.
Peggy Nopoulos, MD, has been named chair and departmental executive officer (DEO) of the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2018.
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.