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Diabetes is hard on the heart. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in people with diabetes, and risk for heart failure—where the heart can’t pump enough blood—is two to three times higher in men and up to five times higher in women with diabetes compared to people without diabetes.
The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that will allow for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center within the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.
​Chioma Okeoma, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, has received the Research Innovation and Leadership Award from the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI). Okeoma was one of eight women leaders in the fields of...
Meet Dr. Miles Pufall, PhD, in the Department of Biochemistry.
More than 200,000 U.S. soldiers serving in the Middle East have experienced a blast-related traumatic brain injury, making it a common health problem and concern for that population. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have various harmful long-term neurological effects, including problems with vision, coordination, memory, mood, and thinking.
The Carver College of Medicine announces internal funding opportunities for Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Medical Research Initiative Grants and Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Collaborative Pilot Grants.
A new Becton Dickinson FACSAria Fusion three-laser, eleven-color, high-speed cell sorter was recently installed in the Flow Cytometry Facility. Purchased with funds from a NIH Shared Instrumentation grant, the new $440,000 instrument is housed inside a custom-designed Baker Company Class II Type A2 biosafety cabinet.
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine first-year medical student, Isaiah Reeves, is being recognized as a winner of the Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program for his academic excellence in pursuing a higher education and sharing his inspiring story of living with hemophilia.
Meet Stacey L. DeJong in the Department of Physical Therapy.
Giving mice a gene mutation linked to eating disorders in people causes feeding and behavior abnormalities similar to symptoms often seen in patients with eating disorders. Only female mice are affected by the gene mutation, and some of the abnormalities they express depend on whether they are housed alone or with other mice.