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We have created an environment that encourages our researchers to discover, inspire, and innovate.

We invite you to explore the opportunities awaiting you as a partner in research excellence. Building on our past and present successes, our research agenda is launching the Carver College of Medicine to bold, new heights.

$232.2 Million

External funding for FY2019


Ranking in NIH Funding for FY2018


Overall ranking by the 2021 U.S. News & World Report


Drs. Ferguson and Hock received a prestigious Innovation Grant from the American Medical Association (AMA) as part of the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Program.
New research has identified the specific brain cells that control how much sugar you eat and how much you crave sweet tasting food.
The list commemorates some of the more established scientists, rising stars, and lesser-known scientists across many scientific fields.


Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Edward Filardo, PhD

Monday, July 13, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Edward Filardo, PhD Research Professor of Surgery  Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Presentation: Regulation of G-protein coupled estrogen receptor (GPER), insulin-resistance and cancer

REDCap Training

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

REDCap Basic hands-off This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. You will follow along in with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Hardin Open Workshops - Embase ZOOM

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics....