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Supporting partnerships to educate Iowans living with diabetes

“My work with Federally Qualified Health Clinics across Iowa would not have been possible without the relationships, infrastructure, and mentoring offered by the ICTS.

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Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:03

Supporting outreach and dissemination in rural and Hispanic populations throughout Iowa

"When Edith Parker (Associate Director of the ICTS Community-based Research Core) connected my team with leaders from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, it really stimulated us to think creatively about how we could collaborate to reach people in rural Iowa. I’m thankful to have had the chance to consult with Edith and benefit from her expertise and connections.

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Thu, 08/28/2014 - 09:29

Journal showcases immunology research at the UI

Immunology research at the University of Iowa is showcased in the journal Immunologic Research, which devotes its August issue ( entirely to articles by UI researchers covering a wide range of studies on the immune system and its role in health and disease.

This is the third time in 14 years that the UI has been selected by editors of this journal as a featured center.

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Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:30

Andreason article in the Atlantic: "Secrets of the Creative Brain"

Nancy Andreasen, M.D., Ph.D., Andrew H. Woods Chair of Psychiatry at The University of Iowa College of Medicine,  shares her research studying creativity, mental illness, and where genius comes from in an article published in The Atlantic.

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Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:17

Early predictor for preeclampsia

"The researchers believe this discovery will majorly impact obstetric care in rural and underserved communities. Determining very early that a pregnancy is going to be preeclamptic is significant, the researchers say, so doctors can help expecting mothers by heightening their awareness of significant symptoms of preeclampsia or if need be, transfer them to hospitals able to provide the appropriate, higher level of medical care." Read more about ICTS trainee and pilot grant recipient Mark Santillan's recent publication.

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Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:00

Free biostats consultations available this summer

Need statistical analysis advice? The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science’s Biostatistics and Research Design Core can help.
This summer the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS), in conjunction with the Department of Biostatistics, is offering up to 4 hours of free consultation to investigators who have not previously utilized the ICTS’s biostatistical services. 
Assistance is available in study design, development of statistical analysis plans, report preparation, and review of your previously completed analyses. 

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Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:47

UI is now home to 7 Tesla Scanner

Did you know that the UI is now home to one of only 20 7 Tesla scanners in the U.S.? Learn more at Constructions Site

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Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:12

New 7 Tesla Scanner arrives on campus

"I feel like a kid in a candy store!" -- ICTS Associate Director of Education Peg Nopoulos was interviewed about the new 7 Tesla scanner.

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Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:10

Mapping the human proteome

Researchers completed a draft map of the human proteome—the set of all proteins in the human body. The map will help advance studies of human health and disease.

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Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:09

Congratulations to Boyd Knosp for being named Chair for AAMC Group of Information Resources

Congrats to Boyd Knosp, Associate Dean for IT and ICTS Associate Director for Bioinformatics Operations, on becoming Chair for the AAMC Group of Information Resources, a national organization that provides a forum for individuals in relevant roles of leadership and responsibility to promote excellence in the application and integration of information resources in academic medicine, including medical education, clinical care, and health sciences research.

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Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:05