Abnormally thick and sticky mucus that clogs airways and makes the lungs more vulnerable to persistent, difficult-to-treat bacterial infections, is a major clinical problem for people with cystic fibrosis (CF), especially in its more advanced stages.
The UI Carver College of Medicine will welcome Zhijian “James” Chen, the George L. MacGregor Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science at the University of Texas Southwestern, on Monday, April 18, as he presents the 2016 Ramon and Victoria Lim Medical Science Lecture.
University of Iowa researchers have shown that patients diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have more cancer-promoting oncogenes but lower rates of cancer.
Bridget Coughlin has two passions in her professional career—science and people. Thanks to her graduate education at the University of Iowa, Coughlin has combined these passions in a dream job.
Rhonda Barr, DPT, MA, CSS, adjunct associate of physical therapy and rehabilitation science, has been awarded the Mary Sinnott Award for Clinical Excellence in Acute Care Physical Therapy.
When Whitney Kaefring, of Solon, Iowa, decided she wanted to be a doctor, she was already pretty sure that she’d like to practice medicine in a small, rural Iowa community. So when the email arrived announcing the launch of the UI Carver College of Medicine Rural Iowa Scholars Program (CRISP), she was thrilled.
The 2016 Health Sciences Research Week, featuring events from the Carver College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science and VA Health System, will take place Tuesday, April 12 through Thursday, April 14 on the University of Iowa health sciences campus.
When Maria Nunez-Hernandez arrived on the University of Iowa campus in August 2013, she didn’t yet know the academic opportunities awaiting her.
The Carver College of Medicine’s 2015-2016 Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series continues Thursday, February 18, and Friday, February 19, with two talks by University of California, San Francisco Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Strategy, Keith R. Yamamoto, PhD. Dr. Yamamoto’s...
New research from the University of Iowa answers a question that has vexed cystic fibrosis (CF) researchers for almost 25 years: Why don’t mice with CF gene mutations develop the life-threatening lung disease that affects most people with CF?