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.
We Are Phil Faculty/Staff Giving Week is happening on the UI campus October 10-October 14, 2016 — our fourth annual celebration of faculty/staff philanthropy. The following is a testimonial from Professor of Pediatrics Tom Scholz on the importance of giving back:
Vitamin safely boosts levels of important cell metabolite linked to multiple health benefits. In the first controlled clinical trial of nicotinamide riboside (NR), a newly discovered form of Vitamin B3, researchers have shown that the compound is safe for humans and increases levels of a cell metabolite that is critical for cellular energy production and protection against stress and DNA damage.
Meet Douglas Storm, MD, in the Department of Urology.