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Peg Nopoulos, MD, chair of psychiatry and professor of psychiatry, neurology, and pediatrics in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has received a five-year, $18 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to continue and expand a decade-long study on brain development in children at risk for developing Huntington’s Disease (HD).
Using a new approach, researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and the VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology in Belgium, are investigating a poorly understood mechanism used by the immune system to fight infections.
University of Iowa professor Gail Bishop has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general-scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.
Yutaka Sato, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Radiology and director of the department’s Division of Pediatric Radiology, and Richard Shields, PT, PhD, professor, chair, and departmental executive officer of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, received endowed professorships on Friday, Nov. 22.
Third-year medical student Claire Castaneda shares her experience with writing and uses is at a creative outlet in medical school.
Joseph Szot, MD, has been named associate dean for continuing and integrated medical education in the UI Carver College of Medicine.
Kevin Campbell, PhD, and Michael Welsh, MD, will continue to serve as Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigators for another five years following renewal of their appointments by HHMI.
The AAMC has awarded a NEXT grant to Jane Lindsay Miller, MA, PhD, to implement an award-winning simulation curriculum to improve collaborative practice skills for healthcare interpreters, medical students, and resident physicians.
University of Iowa team of researchers led by Dominique Limoli, PhD, hopes that identifying and understanding the strategies used by bacteria when they interact with one another might lead to new approaches for treating bacterial infections that threaten human health.
Jason Wilken, PT, PhD, opens the Human Performance and Clinical Outcomes lab within the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. This lab contains high-tech lab technology, virtual reality simulators, and gait analysis.