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A study involving University of Iowa Health Care lung imaging experts suggests that common, inheritable variations in lung anatomy might increase the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
What is your hometown? Omaha NE, is where I graduated from high school, but was born in Columbus, OH and lived in 5 places before I was in 3 rd grade. How/when did you become interested in science and/or medicine? I first became interested in anthropology when I was a high school freshman; my...
In a memorable 1967 speech, Martin Luther King Jr. asked an important question of American society: Where do we go from here? Fifty years later, the question remains. Join us in celebrating Dr. King’s legacy, and continuing to pursue meaningful answers to important questions. Angela Rye, Principal...
A University of Iowa study has identified how excess fat in the heart, a common feature in diabetes and obesity, can harm the cells’ essential ability to produce energy.
Researchers at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center receive NCI grant to improve smoking cessation interventions.
Meet Andrean Simons-Burnett, PhD
Daniel Runde, MD, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine, was awarded the 2017 Mobile Clinic Faculty of the Year Award for his volunteer efforts with University of Iowa Mobile Clinic over the past academic year.
A gene therapy proven to improve vision and function for people with a rare inherited blinding eye disease was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Meet Ken Nepple, MD of the Department of Urology
Like most of us, when biologist Laura Rogers, PhD, hears stories about immunotherapy and the new hope it’s bringing to cancer patients, the word “miraculous” comes to her mind.