Carver College of Medicine

Watchwords: Free speech on college campuses

A conversation with Jasmine Mangrum and Josh Schoenfeld, VP and president of Graduate and Professional Student Government
Ahead of their Free Speech Day: Challenges of the First Amendment in Modern America event, “Iowa Now” sat down with Jasmine Mangrum and Josh Schoenfeld, vice president and president, respectively, of UI Graduate and Professional Student Government, to get their take on free speech issues on college campuses.

Honors Diversity Catalyst Award recipients announced

Six people have been selected to receive 2016–2017 Diversity Catalyst Awards, which are sponsored by the Chief Diversity Office and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.
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Med students have their Match Day moment

Soon-to-be graduates learn where they will spend their residencies
On Match Day (March 17), soon-to-be graduates of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine learned where they will spend their residencies.

11 UI graduate programs in national top 10

Latest rankings from ‘US News & World Report’ released March 14
The University of Iowa also has 24 colleges and graduate programs listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings released Tuesday from “U.S. News & World Report.”
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Search firm selected in search for new VP of medical affairs

Isaacson, Miller, Inc. will provide search committee with candidates
The search committee to name a new University of Iowa vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine has hired a search firm.
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Iowa KidSight: Helping kids see, one screening at a time

Iowa KidSight, a partnership between University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital and Lions Club volunteers across the state, screens young children for vision issues including farsightedness, nearsightedness, differences in refractive errors, astigmatism, things inside the eye (such as cataracts), and muscle imbalances.

Saving brain cells from stroke

P7C3 compound protects mature and newborn neurons in rats, improves physical and cognitive outcomes, following stroke
University of Iowa and University of Miami researchers have a identified a compound that may help protect brain cells during a stroke and help the brain heal after the event.

Vitamin B3 prevents nerve pain caused by cancer drugs

Findings in female rats may eventually help patients receiving chemotherapy
A new UI study in rats suggests that nicotinamide riboside, a form of vitamin B3, may be useful for treating or preventing nerve pain caused by chemotherapy drugs.