News Archive

September 2013

Allyn L. Mark MD to be recognized as Distinguished Mentor on October 16th

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will present the Distinguished Mentor Award to Allyn L. Mark, M.D., professor and Roy J. Carver Chair in Internal Medicine.

Esmon to present as part of distinguished lecture series

The Carver College of Medicine’s 2013-2014 Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series kicks off Thursday, September 19 with a talk by the Lloyd Noble Chair in Cardiovascular Biology, Charles T. ...

Federal contract for vaccine testing renewed

The University of Iowa is one of nine institutions nationwide to receive a multimillion-dollar contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Ins...

Grobe named finalist for Goldblatt Award

Justin Grobe, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology has been named a finalist for the American Heart Association’s Harry Goldblatt Award. Each year, three finalists are selected by the Council for ...

Hometown Hawkeye: Maggie Mangold

Like many of her fellow Iowans, Maggie Mangold is full of pride—in her family, her profession, and her community. So it was a natural fit when Mangold chose to return to her hometown of Vinton to begi...

Kirby featured in New York Times

The work of John Kirby, PhD, associate professor of microbiology, has recently been featured as part of an online video science segment by New York Times.

Medical Education Celebration returns in November

This year’s Medical Education Celebration will take place Thursday, November 7, 2013. The event will begin with a student and faculty poster session from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the MERF Atrium. I...

Rizzo acknowledged for excellence

Matthew Rizzo, MD, professor of neurology and mechanical and industrial engineering, has been named the 2013 recipient of the Bartimaeus Award from the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology. The award, w...

Scoliosis study cut short by overwhelming results

A multi-center study led by University of Iowa researchers to determine whether wearing back braces would prevent the need for spinal correction surgery in children with adolescent idiopathic scoliosi...

Sluka named Kate Daum Professor

Kathleen A. Sluka, PT, PhD, professor at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, has been appointed as the Kate Daum Professor.

UI cancer chief involved in national cancer progress report

Significant progress has been made against cancer due to the dedicated work of researchers throughout the biomedical research enterprise, according to the American Association for Cancer Research’s (A...

UI gets set to welcome powerful new scanner

This fall, the University of Iowa will get a powerful imaging device, allowing researchers to scan anywhere in the human body without so much as a prick or a poke. The UI community and the public can ...

UI Vaccine Unit will help test vaccine for potentially lethal strain of bird flu

Vaccine research specialists with University of Iowa Health Care, in collaboration with colleagues across the country, are preparing for the potential pandemic spread of a new bird flu strain (H7N9) t...

Upcoming investiture cermonies to honor faculty, donors

Endowed positions are one of the University of Iowa's highest honors for faculty who have made major professional contributions to the university and have earned recognition for excellence in teaching...