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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.

$232.2 Million

External funding for FY2019

#41

Ranking in NIH Funding for FY2018

#34

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

News

The Iowa Neuroscience Institute has awarded two grants to support early-career faculty members pursuing research in Alzheimer’s disease and in in traumatic brain injury. Marco Hefti, MD, assistant professor of pathology, and Elizabeth Newell, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, will each receive $300,000 over two years to support their research.
In our ongoing series about the UI Health Care Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force, we spoke with Kanya Ferguson, MD, clinical associate professor of dermatology, and co-chair of the DEI Recruitment and Retention Committee.
How does the immune system function? When and how does the body respond to infections and diseases? Angela Pack, PhD, post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology is passionate about finding answers to immunology questions.

Events

Virtual Biochemistry Workshop

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

THIS WORKSHOP DATE HAS BEEN CANCELED

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Edward Campbell, PhD

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link information.  Cytoplasmic trafficking and nuclear import of HIV-1: Simple models ruined by simple experiments Edward Campbell, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology and Immunology Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine  

Pain Research Program Seminar - Igor Spigelman, PhD

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Peripherally-restricted cannabinoids suppress neuropathy, cancer, and migraine pain symptoms" Presented by Igor Spigelman, PhD Professor, Laboratory of Neuropharmacology Chair, Section of Oral Biology School of Dentistry University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA