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Accelerating the answers: Genetic testing yields epilepsy cause sooner

When Sebastian Hoffpauir was just 2 months old, his parents brought him to the emergency department at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and learned he had been experiencing seizures.

UI researchers find method that could cut staph diagnosis from 2 days to 3 hours

Half a million people are infected with staph bacteria each year, leading to skin infections, as well as more dangerous and deadly diseases, especially when the infection enters the bloodstream.

Free registration open for "Careers in Human Genetics Information Day"

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics is holding a “Careers in Human Genetics Information Day” on June 24 for people interested in learning more about career opportunities in the field of genetics. The...

Heistad celebrates 40 years of research and mentoring

Donald Heistad, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology in the Carver College of Medicine, says he loves training young people in the lab.

Pediatrics professor appointed to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services committee on newborn screening

Beth Tarini, MD, Fred G. Smith Chair in Academic Pediatrics in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of ...

Viral Vector Core to collaborate with The Michael J. Fox Foundation

The Viral Vector Core Facility at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will collaborate with The Michael J. Fox Foundation to further the foundation’s continued rese...

Gellhaus named president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


Study shows vitamin nicotinamide riboside protects mice from diabetes complications

A naturally occurring vitamin, nicotinamide riboside (NR), can lower blood sugar levels, reduce fatty liver, and prevent peripheral nerve damage in mouse models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes (T2D...