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New research from the University of Iowa finds that blocking an enzyme that lowers localized acidity in the brain reduces cocaine withdrawal symptoms and drug-seeking behavior in mice. The research led by UI professor of psychiatry John Wemmie, MD, PhD, suggests that the enzyme, carbonic anhydrase 4 (CA4), might represent a new therapeutic target for addiction and relapse.
The Dare to Discover campaign showcases researchers, scholars, and creators from across the University of Iowa. The campaign is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
After review by Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education, The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine was awarded Joint Accreditation with Commendation for a term of six years as a provider of interprofessional continuing education for health care teams. This is the first time the college has received this designation, and it is the only continuing medical education provider in Iowa to do so.


INI Seminar: Mario Penzo, PhD

Friday, February 3, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“A corticothalamic circuit that orchestrates instrumental defensive behavior” Mario Penzo, PhD, Chief, Unit on the Neurobiology of Affective Memory, National Institute of Mental Health https://www.nimh.nih.gov/research/research-conducted-at-nimh/principal-i...

INI Seminar: Michael Burton, PhD

Friday, March 3, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Title TBD Michael Burton, PhD, Eugene McDermott Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, University of Texas--Dallas https://profiles.utdallas.edu/michael.burton

INI Seminar: Jennifer Stone, PhD

Friday, March 24, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Title TBD Jennifer Stone, PhD, research professor, otolaryngology—head and neck surgery, University of Washington https://otolaryngology.uw.edu/our-people/faculty/jennifer-stone-phd