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Bright young students experiment with life as scientists

Arun Velamuri is trying to train pigeons to recognize cancer cells.

Des Moines high school student Arun Velamuri plans to go into medicine some day and says a summer academic camp he attended at the University of Iowa helped him see what his life as a medical scientist might be like. Story

UI's Jennissen encourages more discussion on ATV safety

Published
2014.07.20
A safety first road sign

People talk a lot about bicycle safety, but there isn't enough discussed with kids and families about safety when riding an ATV, says Charles Jennissen, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at the UI Carver College of Medicine. Story from: WFAA

WFAA

Educating Iowa students: Michelle Sullivan and Austin Kleinmeyer

Advertisement reading "for Iowa" with the University of Iowa name and hashtag #TheUforIOWA

The University of Iowa is the university for Iowa. In the coming weeks, we'll be sharing stories that illustrate the many ways that UI serves our state and shapes Iowa's future. Photo Feature

Racing for a Cure

'Racing for a Cure' premiered July 11th on Big Ten Network.'Racing for a Cure' premiered on BTN Friday July 11th.

At the 2014 Indianapolis 500, one team raced for more than the checkered flag. "Racing for a Cure" tells the story of 1996 Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier and his racing team's effort to promote the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research. Video

Biomedical Discovery Building houses cutting-edge diabetes research

Published
2014.07.14
biomedical discovery building

Faculty at the UI Carver College of Medicine have begun to occupy the brand-new Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building’s advanced laboratories, and they expect to use the top of the line equipment to great effect. Story from: The Daily Iowan

The Daily Iowan

Achievements: UI faculty, staff, students, and alumni making news

University staff, faculty, students, and alumni are accomplishing great things every day. See who's making news with awards, publications, promotion and tenure, and more. Story

'Racing for a Cure' airs July 11 on BTN Iowa Day

'Racing for a Cure' airs July 11th on Big Ten Network.'Racing for a Cure' will premiere on BTN Friday July 11th.

At the 2014 Indianapolis 500, one team raced for more than the checkered flag. "Racing for a Cure" tells the story of 1996 Indy 500 winner Buddy Lazier and his racing team's effort to promote the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research. Video

UI research discovers early marker for preeclampsia

Published
2014.07.08
nurse and patient

University of Iowa researchers have found an early detector of preeclampsia in pregnant women; a simple blood test can find an excess of a certain hormone that could predict the condition as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Story from: KGAN

KGAN

UI honors longtime Newton doctor

Published
2014.07.09
Jessens

Dr. Thomas Jessen, a retired Newton family physician who practiced in the community for 40 years, was recently honored with an Award for Service during the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Story from: Newton Daily News

Newton Daily News

UI researchers find early predictor for preeclampsia

preganant woman in red

University of Iowa researchers have discovered a biomarker that could give expecting mothers and their doctors the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia, at least as early as 6 weeks into the pregnancy. Story

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