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Reducing energy efficiency boosts calorie burning in muscle

What started as an evolutionary protection against starvation has become a biological "bad joke" for people who need to lose weight. The human body doesn't distinguish between dieting and possible sta...

Paul James, MD, leads national organization

Paul James, MD, Chair and DEO of the Department of Family Medicine, presided over the annual meeting of The Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM) in Savannah, Ga., held Feb. 18 through ...

Bishop to receive society's highest honor for research

Gail Bishop, PhD, professor of microbiology and internal medicine, will receive the 2015 Bonazinga Award and, in doing so, will become only the fifth woman to receive the distinguished honor in its 36...

Registration open for Examined Life Conference

Registration for the ninth annual Examined Life Conference: The Writing, Humanities and Arts of Medicine is now open online at the Examined Life website. The three-day conference, which takes place fr...

UI vision researcher selected for prominent award

University of Iowa researcher Budd Tucker has been awarded one of three Research to Prevent Blindness/International Retinal Research Foundation Catalyst Awards for Stem Cell Research Approaches for Ag...

Snyder to present as part of Distinguished Lecture Series

The Carver College of Medicine’s 2014-2015 Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series continues Thursday, February 19, with a talk by Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Professor of Neurosci...

Carver College of Medicine faculty honored

Several Carver College of Medicine faculty have been recognized for their unique and extraordinary contributions to the institution, demonstrating the characteristics that make our college and our uni...