Submitted by pattersonj on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 13:39
Congratulations to University of Iowa College of Education Assistant Professor Armeda Wojciak, PhD, LMFT and Clinical Associate Professor Carol Smith, PhD, LPC, NCC for receiving an external implementation grant ($87,718) from the Center for Educational Transformation from the University of Northern Iowa.
Submitted by pattersonj on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 09:35
Brooke Finney and Brooklyn Pardall, freshmen from Central Lee High School in Donnellson, IA, recently visited the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) at the University of Iowa to meet with UI pulmonary researchers and visit some of our facilities.
Submitted by pattersonj on Tue, 04/12/2016 - 09:22
Congrats to 2016 Goldwater Scholar Nicolas McCarty, a third-year biochemistry student working in Dale Abel's lab. Niko primarily studies the role of insulin signaling in regulating the cardiovascular system. He's currently pursing an ICTS Certificate in Clinical and Translational Studies, a program designed for undergraduates who are interested in connecting their research to the translational spectrum. Niko has received over 20 awards and recognitions since 2013.
Submitted by pattersonj on Mon, 03/21/2016 - 10:28
Ann Rhomberg, RN/MSN, is a Clinical/Health Care Research Associate who has worked at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for three years. Ann, a valued member of the ICTS Research Coordinator Core, was recently recognized as one of the top recruiters in the world for the North American arm of the Study Of Diabetic Nephropathy With Atrasentan (SONAR study).
Submitted by pattersonj on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 13:28
Dr. Eric Dyken of the UI Sleep Disorders Center fields questions about the benefits and drawbacks of sharing a room with a sleeping partner. He also discusses how gene changes in an aging brain affect circadian rhythm, and new research on the dangers of giving melatonin to young children. Click here to listen to the story.
Submitted by pattersonj on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 13:25
Three University of Iowa computer engineering students created a cutting-edge robot, made for when patients are under the knife. The idea came from a UI doctor who said for years brain surgeons have faced a major annoyance in the operating room. Click here to view the KCRG story.
Submitted by pattersonj on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 13:17
A University of Iowa research team will develop an innovative pig model to better understand a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF) thanks to a $931,395 grant from the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF). The funding is part of a three-year, $1.7 million grant that the CTF has awarded to the UI team and their collaborators from Sanford Health and University of Arizona.
Submitted by pattersonj on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 13:08
Patricia L. Winokur, MD, has been named Executive Dean, UI Carver College of Medicine, effective Jan. 1, 2016. As Executive Dean, Dr. Winokur will work closely with Debra Schwinn, MD, Dean of the UI Carver College of Medicine, and the Dean’s office leadership in overseeing our missions of research, education, clinical, and academic affairs. A reception to congratulate Dr. Winokur will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, in the Seebohm Conference Room (283 EMRB).
Submitted by pattersonj on Mon, 08/17/2015 - 10:07
The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) received a $7 million renewal of its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. The new award will support a wide range of activities to strengthen clinical research at the University of Iowa, engage communities and other stakeholders in Iowa research to improve health, and promote a robust and diverse translational workforce.
Submitted by pattersonj on Wed, 07/08/2015 - 14:24
Ann Rhomberg, RN/MSN, is a Clinical/Health Care Research Associate who has worked at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for almost three years. Ann, a valued member of the ICTS Research Coordinator Core, was recently recognized as the top recruiter for the North American arm of the Study Of Diabetic Nephropathy With Atrasentan (SONAR study).
Submitted by pattersonj on Wed, 06/24/2015 - 08:20
The ICTS is proud to announce the 2014-2015 recipients of the Child Health and Development grants to support community engaged research and community programs targeting childhood trauma and other negative experiences.