2013 News Articles

Pathology Accreditation Inspections Completed

The accrediting agencies commented on how well the inspected areas function.

Dr. Meyerholz will serve on Editorial Board of The American Journal of Pathology

David Meyerholz, DVM, PhD has accepted an invitation to serve on the Editorial Board at The American Journal of Pathology  for a three-year renewable term, starting August 1, 2013.

Department of Pathology receives Excellence in Quality Award.

The Pathology Clinical Laboratory Team was presented the Excellence in Quality Award at the Annual University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) Fall meeting on October 21, 2013

Michael Knudson, MD, PhD, Received the Donald D. Dorfman Research Award

Michael Knudson, MD, PhD, was selected for this year’s Donald D. Dorfman Award for Basic Research for his paper entitled 2-deoxyglucose-induced toxicity is regulated by Bcl-2 family members and is enh...

L.B. Sims Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award

Kaylia Duncan, MS, won the University of Iowa L.B. Sims Outstanding Master's Thesis Award in the Biological Science for her thesis entitled “Dynamics of Tumor Progression And Therapy Response In IL-6 ...

Molecular Pathology Laboratory Focus

“We are witnessing a revolution in the way we practice medicine—from what we understand about pathogenesis to how we predict, diagnose, and treat diseases. The challenge is to find that right balance ...

UI Pathology Offers First “Next Generation Sequencing” Test for Customized Cancer Care

Starting on October 24, the University of Iowa Department of Pathology implemented a new DNA sequencing test for Cancer Mutation Profiling and Interpretation. This is the first clinically validated ma...

T cell immunity and “Universal” influenza virus vaccines?

The development of influenza A virus (IAV) vaccines capable of inducing cytotoxic CD8 T cell responses could potentially provide superior, long-term protection against multiple, heterologous strains o...

University of Iowa Diagnostic Laboratories (UIDL) Goes Live with ATLAS Connectivity

The University of Iowa Diagnostic Laboratories is in the process of launching a web based connectivity solution for outreach clients to place orders and view results electronically.

Marcus Nashelsky, MD, elected Vice President of the National Association of Medical Examiners.

Dr. Nashelsky is a Clinical Professor of Pathology and directs the UI Hospitals and Clinics Autopsy Service; his clinical work is centered on forensic and general autopsy pathology.

Dr. Thomas Waldschmidt has been reappointed as the Clement T. and Sylvia H. Hanson Chair in Immunology

Thomas Waldschmidt Ph.D. has been reappointed as the Clement T. and Sylvia H. Hanson Chair in Immunology. This is a five year appointment effective July 1, 2013. The Hanson chair was established throu...