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College announces winners of Lasker Foundation essay competition

The Carver College of Medicine has announced the winners of its internal essay competition. The internal competition was held in conjunction with the 2014 Lasker Foundation Essay Contest which sought ...

College to honor Peter Densen as Distinguished Mentor

On Wednesday, September 3 at 3 PM, the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will present the 12th annual Distinguished Mentor Award to Peter Densen, M.D., professor of i...

CF mucus defect present at birth

Mucus is key to keeping our lungs clean and clear of bacteria, viruses, and other foreign particles that can cause infection and inflammation. When we inhale microbes and dust, they are trapped in the...

Your first year of medical education at the Carver College of Medicine

During orientation week, the Carver College of Medicine welcomes incoming medical and physician assistant students to campus. These new students participate in various orientation activities such as m...

A map for eye disease

Understanding eye diseases is tricky enough. Knowing what causes them at the molecular level is even more confounding.

Andreasen lauded for the link between mental illness and creativity

Nancy Andreasen, MD, PhD, Andrew H. Woods Chair of Psychiatry, has received national attention for the culmination of her decades-long research into the connections between mental illness and creativi...