Chris Jensen, Clinical Professor of Pathology, received the “Frank A. Mitros Excellence in Teaching and Clinical Service Award” in early August. This award is presented annually to a clinical faculty member who provides outstanding performance in both the clinical and educational missions of the Department after nomination by peers.
Dr. Fred Dee Receives a Grant Award from the Edward J. Stemmler, MD Medical Education Research Fund of the National Board of Medical Examiners
Dr. Fred Dee has received a two-year research grant from the Edward J. Stemmler MD Medical Education Research Fund (National Board of Medical Examiners) entitled “Validation of a Case Diagramming Tool to Assess Higher-Order Thinking Skills”. Dr. Dee is co-principal investigator on the project with Dr. Kristi Ferguson, Director of OCRME.
Dr. Weizhou Zhang Receives a Research Grant Award from the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute
Dr. Weizhou Zhang received a five-year NIH/NCI R01 research grant, entitled “CD177 suppresses breast-cancer development by inhibiting beta-catenin”.
Dr. Sushmita Sinha is featured this month on The College of Medicine Faculty Focus.
Dr. Siegfried Janz Receives a Research Grant Award from the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute
Dr. Siegfried “Siggy” Janz received a two-year NIH/NCI R21 research grant, entitled “Validation of FOXM1 as a new therapeutic target in high-risk myeloma.”
Congratulations Deqin Ma, MD, PhD, who has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology and to Matthew Krasowski, MD, PhD, and Annette Schlueter, MD, PhD, who have been promoted to Clinical Professor of Pathology, effective July 1, 2016.
The Department of Pathology welcomes our new externs, fellows and residents.
The 9th annual Department of Pathology Resident and Fellow Farewell Dinner was held Friday, June 17, 2016. Approximately 85 people attended to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating trainees. Several departmental awards were also announced.
Dr. Kevin L. Legge Receives National Institutes of Health (NIH) Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21)
Dr. Kevin L. Legge received a two-year NIH R21 grant entitled, 'Chronic Alcohol Alteration of Influenza-Specific CD8 T Cell Immunity and Protection'. Dr. Legge's laboratory is investigating how chronic alcohol consumption alters the immunity and severity of respiratory infections.
Nicholas Borcherding BS, MS, recently received the University of Iowa L.B. Sims Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in the Biological Sciences for his thesis entitled “Non-canonical WNT Signaling in Breast Cancer Initiation and Progression” As a winner of this award, his thesis was submitted to the “Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Distinguished Thesis Award” competition.