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The article, entitled Reference Intervals for Clinical Chemistry Analytes for Transgender Men and Women on Stable Hormone Therapy, defines reference intervals (“normal ranges”) for frequently ordered laboratory tests including creatinine (kidney function), liver enzymes, and lipids in healthy transgender people.
Dr. Hasem Habelhah received a five-year NIH R01 entitled ‘The Roles of TRAF2 and RIP1 in Breast Cancer Cell Survival’ from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
We are pleased to announce our Scholarship award winner for the 2021-2022 school year is Katie M. Sheehan. And congratulations to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine 2022 MLS graduates! Receiving their Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science this spring are Matt Nasers, Katie Sheehan and Cassidy Colwey.
Dr. Munir Tanas has been selected as an inaugural Stead Family Scholar by the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. The goal of the Stead Family Scholar program is to recognize and advance the development of outstanding early-career faculty who are becoming internationally recognized leaders in their respective fields of research.
Chandni Desai and Soham Ali received the Special Achievement in Pathology Award for 2022. This award is given by the University of Iowa Department of Pathology in conjunction with the Iowa Association of Pathologists (IAP).
Kimberly Fiock, an Experimental Pathology PhD student in Dr. Marco Hefti’s laboratory, has received a Women & Diversity award from the American Association of Neuropathologists (AANP).
Dr. Carol Holman has been appointed as the 3rd Charles E. Platz Professor of Pathology Education.
Dr. Jonathan Davick, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology, has been named to the Children’s Oncology Group Renal Tumors Committee with the role of central pathology reviewer for rapid assessment and confirmation of Wilms tumors and other rare pediatric renal tumors on a national basis.
We are pleased to announce that J. Stacey Klutts, MD, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology, has been appointed as the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Associate National Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Dr. Nitin Karandikar received another 4-year VA Merit Award, entitled “Effector-Regulator Immune Interactions During Autoimmune Demyelinating Disease.”