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Phil Polgreen, MD, associate director of the mobile technology lab, and pilot grant awardee Nandakumar Narayanan, MD, PhD, are on research team that found a drug used to treat enlarged prostate may also be able to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Donna Santillan, PhD, associate director of workforce development, is looking to discover why conditions such as premature births, preeclampsia, and gestational diabetes occur in some women and not others.
Congratulations to Maran Subramain, PhD, on being selected to receive a competitive travel scholarship to attend the American Evaluation Association (AEA) conference.
Nancy Humbles, current Stakeholder Advisory Board member, will be inducted into the Iowa African American Hall of Fame.
Nick Trapp, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry and recent M.S. in Translational Biomedicine graduate, shares study he is conducting on the brain with the hopes that the study could eventually provide treatment for certain disorders.
The Research Development Office (RDO) is pleased to invite researchers of all levels and research support staff to the second annual University of Iowa Research Services Fair (RSF). The RSF will provide an opportunity for researchers to learn about the many campus resources and services available for their research and scholarship.
The Office of Outreach and Engagement Community Impact Grant is now open. Apply by Tuesday, October 1 to receive a Community Impact Grant and to receive support for projects such as community-based research and scholarship, service learning projects or outreach.
ICTS Co-Director Pat Winokur, MD, will lead a new clinical trial that is testing the ability of experimental adjuvants to boost the effectiveness of seasonal flu shots. Adjuvants are compounds added to vaccines to induce stronger and longer-lasting immune responses.
New study from a team of UI researchers in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) examined how top-performing hospitals implement rapid response teams (RRTs) and identified ways teams could be strengthened.
The long term effects of vaping are still in question. Alejandro Comellas, MD, director of the clinical research unit and pulmonologist, shares information about our new research study looking at the effects of vaping, or e-cigarettes, on growing lungs.