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Research

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.

$245.7 Million

External funding for FY2020

#41

Ranking in NIH Funding for FY2020

#16

Ranking in research among public institutions

#39

Overall ranking by the 2022 U.S. News & World Report

News

One in five pregnant women face food insecurity. Upstream Initiative, a student-run program in a high-risk pregnancy clinic at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, aims to improve health outcomes by addressing the issue head-on.
In a study recently published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, researchers analyzed the medical records of over 25,000 adult women attending primary care clinics at University of Iowa Health Care and found that at least 32% had at least one pelvic floor disorder (PFD) diagnosis.
Two UI Carver College of Medicine faculty were appointed to endowed professorships at an investiture ceremony June 16 in the Medical Education and Research Facility.

Events

Panel on Medical Scientist Training Program (NIH MSTP): Combined MD & PhD Training

Monday, June 27, 2022, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Interested in pursuing a combination MD and PhD degree?  Come hear the experts & ask your questions!  Please contact the FUTURE in Biomedicine Program at future-biomedicine@uiowa.edu for the Zoom link. Panel members: Linda Varvel, Administrative Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program & a panel of MSTP student representatives Sponsored by the FUTURE in Biomedicine Program

Topics in Human Genetics - 2022 Massive Open Online Course

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45-minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.   ...

Pharmacology PhD Dissertation Defense - Bolu Zhou

Thursday, June 30, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Regulation of Learning and Memory by Fibroblast Growth Factor 21" Presented by Bolu Zhou Graduate Student in Dr. Matt Potthoff's Lab