News Archive

November 2013

2013 Outstanding Educators named at Medical Education Celebration

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine announced the recipients of the Outstanding Educator Awards for Medical Education at this year’s Medical Education Celebration on November 7, 2013. Th...

Bacteria and fat: a 'perfect storm' for inflammation

Making fat cells immortal might seem like a bad idea to most people, but for a team of University of Iowa scientists it was the ideal way to study how the interaction between bacteria and fat cells mi...

Franken to share radiology expertise

E.A. Franken, Jr., emeritus professor of radiology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will present his talk, “The Foundation of Radiology with an emphasis on the University of Iowa,”...

Global Health Symposium offers opportunity for experts, faculty and students

The Second Annual Iowa Global Health Symposium will take place on November 12, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the University of Iowa College of Public Health Building (CPHB). The symposium is spo...

Levine to present as part of Distinguished Lecture Series

The Carver College of Medicine’s 2013-2014 Distinguished Biomedical Lecture Series continues Thursday, November 21 with Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and professor of internal medicine ...

Light-years Beyond Flexner: UI leaders discuss academic medicine in 2033

University of Iowa Health Care leaders have produced a video titled, “Light-years Beyond Flexner: Academic Medicine in 2033,” as part of a competition hosted by the American Association of American Me...

McCray and Price elected 2013 AAAS Fellows

Two faculty in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine have been awarded the distinction of 2013 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS...

Moving forward

A few years back, Travis Taylor made history in the small, west-central town of Callender, Iowa: he was the town’s first state wrestling champion.

Ponseti International to host global webinar for clubfoot treatment

Ponseti International will be hosting a webinar for physicians from all around the world to discuss complex clubfoot treatment on November 19, 2013. Jose Morcuende, MD, PhD, Professor of orthopaedics ...

Protein variants alter Alzheimer's progression

Inheriting different versions of a protein called apolipoprotein E (APOE) significantly alter a person's risk of developing the sporadic, late-onset form of Alzheimer's disease. One version of the gen...

Shea, FUTURE in Biomedicine Program featured in Newsletter of Biophysical Society

Madeline Shea, PhD, professor of biochemistry and director of the FUTURE in Biomedicine Fellowship Program has been profiled in a recent edition of the newsletter of the Biophysical Society. The artic...

Shea, Stewart honored as 'Women of Innovation'

Madeline Shea, PhD, professor of biochemistry, and Adele Stewart, a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology, have been recently honored as “Women of Innovation” by the Technology Associatio...

Venture School aims to assist budding entrepreneurs

The University of Iowa Centers for Enterprise is hosting a Venture School to educate budding entrepreneurs. The three-day workshop begins November 13, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the John Pappajohn Entrepren...