Carver College of Medicine
UI scientists 'piggyback' on specialized invasive brain monitoring required for epilepsy surgery to learn about tinnitus
By: UI Health Care Marketing and Communications | 2015.04.23 | 04:05 pm
Tapping the highly specialized expertise of a brain research lab at the University of Iowa, researchers have taken advantage of a rare opportunity to record directly from the brain of a person with tinnitus in order to find the brain networks responsible for this often debilitating condition.
Iowa Institute for Human Genetics launches drug metabolism test
By: Jennifer Brown | 2015.04.21 | 12:46 pm
The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics is offering a new test that will ensure that patients who may require specific pain medications, or need blood-thinning drugs to prevent heart attack or stroke, will receive medicine that is safe and effective, based on the patient's own genetic make-up.
UI Children’s Hospital invites public to once-in-a-lifetime opportunity April 25
By: Molly Rossiter | 2015.04.19 | 08:11 pm
The exterior of the new University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is nearly complete. Everyone is invited to make their mark by signing the final steel beams to be placed at the top of the building Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Krause Plaza at Kinnick Stadium.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.04.16 | 10:49 am
Get your University of Iowa news and information in just 60 seconds. This week we find out why humans have chins, learn about the State of Iowa Student Employee of the Year, and a new Hancher performance.
Campus recognizes nine students for outstanding performance in campus jobs
By: Anne Bassett | 2015.04.15 | 10:13 am
Christopher (C.J.) Winters, a lab assistant in the UI Carver College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, is the State of Iowa and University of Iowa campus student employee of the year. He’s one of nine UI students recognized for exemplary performance in campus jobs during National Student Employment Week.
Organ Transplant Center performed its first transplant, a kidney, in 1969
By: Tom Moore | 2015.04.14 | 10:44 am
Leaders of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Organ Transplant Center announced Monday, April 13, that the program has performed its 5,000th solid organ transplant.
By: Anne Easker | 2015.04.14 | 09:56 am
University of Iowa researchers who recreate deep sea sponge molecules for anti-cancer drugs and reprogram human tissue to fight disease are among the recipients of $750,000 in funding from the university to turn their discoveries into businesses.
Gene loss creates anorexia-related behaviors in mice
By: Jennifer Brown | 2015.04.08 | 04:44 pm
Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers at the University of Iowa has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble behaviors seen in people with anorexia nervosa.