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Aidan Smith

Council Bluffs boy, 9, to be Honorary Kid Captain when Hawkeyes go to the Taxslayer Bowl

Aidan Smith was diagnosed with Juvenile Huntington's disease when he was 6
Aidan was diagnosed in Omaha, but his mother turned to University of Iowa Children's Hospital for answers. The University of Iowa is one of just 21 Huntington’s Disease Society of America Centers of Excellence nationwide, bringing together clinical services, education, and research opportunities to provide patients with access to the most advanced treatment options. Photo courtesy of UI Health Care Marketing and Communication.
A crow flying

Crows are smarter than you think

A study involving the University of Iowa finds crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking
A newly published study involving the University of Iowa finds crows have the brainpower to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously. That means crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking, according to the research. Results appear in the journal Current Biology.
A large man carrying a red gym bag walks down an airplane aisle.

Iowa Alumni Magazine Battle of the bulge

A collaborative UI initiative confronts the complex problem of obesity, challenging stereotypes about the disease and finding solutions to one of the nation's top health threats. It's not just about the food.

Iowa Now Minute - 12/11/14

Iowa Now Minute - 12/11/14

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"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.

IEM opens 2016 presidential, Congressional prediction markets

The opening bell has rung for the 2016 Iowa Electronic Markets’ presidential and Congressional control markets that give traders the opportunity to buy and sell contracts that will predict the results of the next general election.

UI part of new 'Center Without Walls' to study sudden unexpected death in epilepsy

UI team will study how seizures disrupt breathing
University of Iowa neuroscientists led by George Richerson, head of neurology in the UI Carver College of Medicine, have joined eight other research groups across the world that will work together on increasing the understanding of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), the leading cause of death from epilepsy.

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