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Deletion of p22phox-dependent oxidative stress in the hypothalamus protects against obesity by modulating β3-adrenergic mechanisms. Lob HE, Song J, Hurr C, Chung A, Young CN, Mark AL , Davisson RL. JCI Insight. 2017 Jan 26;2(2):e87094. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.87094. PMID: 28138551 Angiotensin AT1A...
Dr. Justin Grobe, Assistant Professor in the Carver College of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and a member of the University of Iowa Obesity Research and Education Initiative, was recently awarded the American Physiological Society's (APS) Arthur C. Guyton Award in Integrative Physiology. The...
Dr. Daryl Granner, Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine and of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative has been awarded the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2017 Albert Renold Award for Mentorship and Diabetes Research. The Albert...
Dr. Christopher Adams, Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative was named the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Chair. This position has been endowed by the Fraternal Order of...
Dr. E. Dale Abel, Chair and DEO of Internal Medicine in the Carver College of Medicine, Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center and member of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the University of Iowa, will receive the Network of Minority Health Research...
In a study published on October 10 in Nature Communications, Dr. Charles Brenner, Roy J. Carver Chair of Biochemistry, Professor of Internal Medicine and Co-founding Director of the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the University of Iowa, shows nicotinamide riboside (NR) increases levels of a cell metabolite that is critical for cellular energy production and protection against stress and DNA damage in humans.
Dr. Kamal Rahmouni, Associate Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine in the Carver College of Medicine, and member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center and the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the University of Iowa, has been awarded the 2016 Paul Korner Award by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH).
Dr. Justin Grobe, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology in the Carver College of Medicine, and member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center and the Obesity Research and Education Initiative at the University of Iowa, has been awarded the American Heart...
Iowa now has the 12th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America released September 2016.