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Three University of Iowa scientists in the Iowa Neuroscience Institute (INI) have received NARSAD Young Investigator grants from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation for projects focused on addiction, depression, and brain imaging.
Summer Health Professions Education Program at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine assists underrepresented students in designing future careers in health care. Heart and passion are driving forces behind the careers of many health professionals, and that is especially true for Armin...
Ted Abel, PhD, has been named chair and departmental executive officer of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology.
Over 200 University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine students showed up at the Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track Sept. 15, for the second annual Carver Black and Gold Mile Run.
Each fall we welcome a group of new medical students into our medical community. Get to know some of our new students and what they are looking forward to about medical school at the Carver College of Medicine.
Disrupting a metabolic pathway in the liver in a way that creates a more “cancer-like” metabolism actually reduces tumor formation in a mouse model of liver cancer. That's the surprising and potentially useful finding from a new UI study published recently in the journal Cell Reports . The study,...
Virginia Willour, PhD, UI associate professor of psychiatry and a member of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, has received a $1,488,788 grant from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), to investigate the biological basis of suicidal behavior.
A drug used to treat enlarged prostate may also be able to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded a $2.4 million grant to a University of Iowa research team to continue its participation in a national network of research centers bringing multidisciplinary expertise to the challenges of treating cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease.
To support the continued growth of University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, five faculty members who have helped to foster that growth have been appointed to leadership positions. The appointments, announced by George Weiner, MD , director of the cancer center, are effective Sept. 1,...