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The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science is soliciting applications to qualified and promising scientists early in their faculty careers who have obtained K funding (e.g.: K08, K23, K25, K12, VA) from the NIH or other funding agencies in areas that reflect the mission of the ICTS to...
In response to the University's guidance around COVID-19, ICTS BMI Walk-In Hours will be moving to a virtual format starting this week. Our walk-in hours previously took place in MRF and will now be replaced with a video call through Zoom. Monday 1:00 pm-3:00 pm CST Wednesday 1:00 pm-3:00 pm CST...
With the new development of the Coronavirus Pandemic we would like to bring to the research team attention the potential risk that research subjects could be exposed during a research visit to UIHC. As you know, some of our populations are older, with comorbid conditions and immunosuppressed, which...
TriNetX has become an integral tool for conducting clinical research at the University of Iowa. To honor our most frequent users, we have awarded certificates to four individuals with the most queries from each of the three categories of users: faculty, staff, and students. Learn how these users are utilizing TriNetX to make their research more accurate and to accelerate their findings.
This pilot project aims to answer the questions raised by community members and determine the risk factors and effects of e-cigarettes on the youth.
This pilot grant will work is to improve the efficiency and data quality of physical performance outcomes assessment in multi-site clinical trials and clinical care, in individuals with lower limb musculoskeletal injury and disease.
Across the United States approximately 27% of the 52 million school-age children attending grades K-12 experience at least one chronic medical condition requiring them to receive medication during the school day. Due to budgetary cuts, 18% of schools have no designated school nurse, leaving the majority of medication administration to unlicensed assisted personnel (UAP).
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disease affecting nearly one million Americans. PD patients suffer from debilitating motor symptoms affecting their ability to function, communicate, and care for themselves. PD patients can also suffer from non-motor symptoms including dementia, depression, sleep disorders, and more.
Twice exceptional (2e) individuals are gifted and talented, high cognitive ability and/or academic achievement, while also having a diagnosed disability, autism spectrum disorder (ASD). They are an underserved group because their abilities often mask the debilitating aspects of their disability. 2e individuals also offer a unique scientific opportunity to understand autism more broadly.
Physical inactivity is a risk factor for several chronic diseases, especially among older adults. Conversely, engaging in regular physical activity reduces the risk for these chronic diseases and has been known to improve cognitive function, physical function and quality of life among older adults.