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Pfizer to collaborate with Drs. John Engelhardt and Ziying Yan to develop potential gene therapy for cystic fibrosis

The University of Iowa Research Foundation has finalized a license and sponsored research agreement with Pfizer Inc. to support the development of potential gene therapies for cystic fibrosis (CF) by ...

University of Iowa scientists will develop a pig model for Neurofibromatosis type 1 to improve understanding of the disease and advance therapy

A University of Iowa research team will develop an innovative pig model to better understand a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis (NF) thanks to a $931,395 grant from the Children’s Tumor ...

Dr. Gordon Buchanan, assistant professor of neurology, receives $50,000 “Targeted Research Initiative for Morbidity and Mortality” grant from the Epilepsy Foundation

Congratulations to Dr. Gordon Buchanan, assistant professor of neurology, for receiving the $50,000 “Targeted Research Initiative for Morbidity and Mortality” grant from the Epilepsy Foundation to exp...