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Dedication of Iowa Neuroscience Institute marks new era of brain research at the UI

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld joined UI Health Care leaders, officials from the UI Foundation, and representatives from the Roy J. Carver Trust at a Feb. 3 dedication ceremony celebrating the opening of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute and the $45 million Carver Trust grant that helped make the establishment of the institute possible.

Why high-dose vitamin C kills cancer cells

Vitamin C has a patchy history as a cancer therapy, but researchers at the University of Iowa believe that is because it has often been used in a way that guarantees failure.

A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

Have you ever wondered what it‘s like to be a medical student? If so, you're in luck. Carver College of Medicine first-year student Armando Cervantes created a video to give family, friends, and future students a first-hand glimpse into the daily life of a medical student.

How diabetes harms the heart

Diabetes is hard on the heart. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in people with diabetes, and risk for heart failure—where the heart can’t pump enough blood—is two to three times higher in men and up to five times higher in women with diabetes compared to people without diabetes.

Okeoma receives Iowa Women of Innovation Award

​Chioma Okeoma, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, has received the Research Innovation and Leadership Award from the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI).

Okeoma was one of eight women leaders in the...