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Iowa City girl, 11, to be Honorary Kid Captain when Hawkeyes take on Northwestern

Caitlyn Hill

In 2013, Caitlyn Hill underwent a bone marrow transplant at University of Iowa Children's Hospital. Today, she has 100 percent donor red blood cells and is considered cured of sickle cell anemia. Story

Harkin visits PBDB researchers

People talking in a lab.

Senator Tom Harkin visited the University of Iowa's Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building Oct. 28 to learn about federally funded research under way at the facility, and to emphasize the health and economic impact of funded research. Photo Feature

U.S. News ranks UI 121st among 500 'Best Global Universities'

The University of Iowa ranks 121st among the world's 500 “Best Global Universities,” according to the inaugural global rankings published by the magazine U.S. News and World Report. Story

Spotlight: Eyes on the storm

Published
2014.10.01
An abstract profile of a person's face over a body of water with lightning striking in the person's head, illustrating seizures in the brain

Several University of Iowa experts share their insights to help better understand Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, or SUDEP. Story from: Medicine Iowa

Medicine Iowa

UI's Diekema discusses efforts to control the spread of Ebola

Published
2014.10.17
Dr. Daniel Diekema, University of Iowa Health Care

Dr. Dan Diekema, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases with UI Health Care, and president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, discusses the new Ebola "Czar" and efforts to control the spread of Ebola. Story from: MSNBC.com

MSNBC.com

Iowa Now Minute - 10/16/14

Iowa Now Minute 10/16/14

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Story

UI dedicates $126 million biomedical hub

John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

The University of Iowa ushered in a new age of accelerated research in biomedicine with the formal opening on Wednesday of the $126 million John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building. The 256,000-square-foot building on the UI health sciences campus will house “high-risk, high-reward” research in diabetes, deafness, and brain science as well as complex diseases affecting the heart and lungs. Story

Pella girl, 11, to be Kid Captain when Iowa takes on Maryland

Marijka Michmershuizen portrait

University of Iowa Children's Hospital doctors diagnosed Marijka Michmershuizen with Job syndrome—an extremely rare immune disorder that causes skin rashes, respiratory infections, weak bones, and retention of baby teeth, among other things. Story

UI hosts dedication ceremony for $126 million Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

Exterior of Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

The University of Iowa will hold a dedication ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 15, for the $126 million John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, which will house “high-risk, high-reward” research in diabetes, deafness, and brain science as well as complex diseases affecting the heart and lungs. Media tours start at 3:15 p.m., followed by a dedication program, ribbon-cutting ceremony, and public reception, and tours. Story

Gifts and grants

Gifts and grants is a roundup of research grants obtained by University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students that spans the spectrum of disciplines—from science and social science to the art and humanities—that will be published in Iowa Now on a regular basis. Story

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