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ICTS Associate Director Jim Torner Awarded COPH Oustanding Alumnus

College of Public Health Outstanding Alumni Awards

The College of Public Health Outstanding Alumni Awards honor CPH alumni whose achievements are exceptional. These collegiate-level awards complement existing University-wide alumni award programs. Read more about this award.

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is pleased to present the recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Alumni Awards with their awards at the college's graduation and honors reception May 16.

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Tue, 05/06/2014 - 14:49

2015 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

Phuong Pham
The Vilcek Foundation

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Tue, 05/06/2014 - 07:55

2014 Research Week Poster Winners: Translational Category

Congratulations to all of the students, staff, and post-doc fellows who presented posters during 2014 Research Week.  The ICTS would like to offer a special congrats to the winners in our translational category. Each winner received a $350 prize and a certificate.

Graduate, Medical and PharmD Translational Poster Winners

Viral Shah, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, "Inhibition of proton secretion increases pH and bacterial killing of cystic fibrosis airway surface liquid" (Mentor: Michael Welsh)

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Thu, 04/24/2014 - 14:04

Gretchen Cress: Navigating child health research at UI

Gretchen Cress, RN, BSN, is the ICTS child health research navigator and the assistant nurse manager for the Clinical Research Unit and the Department of Pediatrics. As navigator, Gretchen is the “go to” person for child health related research at the University of Iowa.

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:20

ICTS Clinical Research Unit: Supporting and facilitating discovery

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) is the home for clinical and translational research at the University of Iowa (UI). The institute offers a wide variety of services and resources designed to support innovative research protocols and the ICTS’s Clinical Research Unit (CRU) is ideally suited to facilitate both inpatient and outpatient clinical and translational research.  Carla Nester, MD

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:00

MedMinder: A unique Facebook friend

Research shows that taking medication on time—every time—may be a particularly challenging issue for teens and young adults undergoing organ transplants, and poor adherence is associated with health complications.Facebook Thumbs Up

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:41

INSPPIRED to find a cure for pediatric pancreatitis

Aliye Uc, associate professor of pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterologist, received $275,000 from the National Institutes of Health for the INSPPIRE Project (International Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In search for a cure). INSPPIRE is the first multinational, multicenter effort to systematically characterize pediatric pancreatitis.

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:35

An ACE in the hole: ICTS Child Health Research Core and the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study

The ICTS Child Health Research Core (CHRC) brought together researchers from the University of Iowa (UI) and Iowa State University to meet with members of the ACE Central Iowa Steering Committee on March 26, 2014. The purpose of the meeting was to gain a better sense of how the ICTS may contribute to ACE-related research initiatives and foster innovative collaborations throughout the state.  ACES

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:27

A Place for Us: ICTS Child Health Research Core and the New UI Children’s Hospital

Child health investigators, take note.  There will be a designated research space in the new $270 million Children’s Hospital that is scheduled to open in 2016.  The research space will facilitate child health research at the University of Iowa. It will be centrally located on a medical/surgical floorRendering of new hospital and will include:

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:09

From the Director’s Desk: ICTS Child Health Research Core

In this month’s ICTS Newsletter we are pleased to feature and illustrate various ways that our Child Health Research Core supports T1 — T4 child health-related research throughout all colleges and programs within the University of Gary RosenthalIowa.

Improving Child Health Across the T1 — T4 Spectrum

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Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:42