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When Sebastian Hoffpauir was just 2 months old, his parents brought him to the emergency department at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and learned he had been experiencing seizures.
Half a million people are infected with staph bacteria each year, leading to skin infections, as well as more dangerous and deadly diseases, especially when the infection enters the bloodstream.
The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics is holding a “Careers in Human Genetics Information Day” on June 24 for people interested in learning more about career opportunities in the field of genetics.
Beth Tarini, MD, Fred G. Smith Chair in Academic Pediatrics in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborn Children.
Donald Heistad, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology in the Carver College of Medicine, says he loves training young people in the lab.
The Viral Vector Core Facility at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will collaborate with The Michael J. Fox Foundation to further the foundation’s continued research into Parkinson’s disease.
Professor Thomas Gellhaus, MD, was recently named the 67th president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists after dedicating more than 20 years of service and holding 35 different leadership roles at the district, state, national and international level.
A naturally occurring vitamin, nicotinamide riboside (NR), can lower blood sugar levels, reduce fatty liver, and prevent peripheral nerve damage in mouse models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a new study by researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and the Iowa City VA Health Care System.
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will recognize five exemplary graduates as Distinguished Alumni for their outstanding contributions to the field of medicine.
Orthopedic patients living in rural areas are more likely to be older, overweight, and less physically active, but their access to care often is limited because there aren’t enough local practitioners.