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Using gene therapy to deliver a piece an important heart protein protects mouse hearts from stress induced heart failure even when the gene therapy is delivered after the onset of heart failure. The new finding, published in etc journal Circulation Research, suggests that gene therapy targeting this mechanism, may have potential as a new therapy for treating heart failure.
An investiture ceremony honoring three Carver College of Medicine faculty appointed to chairs endowed by the Fraternal Order of Eagles will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, in the Prem Sahai Auditorium.
Two University of Iowa faculty members have been awarded Williams-Cannon Faculty Fellowships through the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. Alejandro Pezzulo, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine, and Michelle Voss, PhD, associate professor of psychological and brain sciences, will each receive $45,000 in research funding.


Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Qian Cai, PhD

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Axonal Transport and Mitophagy Regulation in Alzheimer's Disease" Presented by Qian Cai, PhD Associate Professor Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience Rutgers University Piscataway, New Jersey

Writing Together

Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Focused time to work on research writing in a supportive environment. Weekly tips for staying on track with your science-focused projects. Drop in on ZOOM, Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and noon — ZOOM link: https://bit.ly/Writing2gether

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed - ZOOM

Thursday, May 26, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

This hands on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. PLEASE NOTE: Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.