University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

July 2011

Holden Earns Top NCI Status
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.
Youth Athletes and Concussions
New rules that help keep athletes safer will be discussed in a free seminar on July 19.
University to Hire 20 Experts on Obesity and Genetics
As part of the university's Cluster Hire Program, the UI Carver College of Medicine will be among seven different colleges benefiting from 20 new faculty who will study obesity and genetics.
Iowa's First Total Artificial Heart
UI surgeons have successfully implanted the state’s first Total Artificial Heart.
UI Names First Diabetes Faculty Scholar
Christopher Adams, MD, PhD, was selected by leaders of The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa as the center's first Faculty Scholar.
Diabetes Research Center Announces Initial Research Grants
Four young UI investigators with four different approaches for expanding knowledge of diabetes were awarded research grants by leaders of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa.
Among the Nation's Best Hospitals
UI Hospitals and Clinics again appears on a prestigious list of leading U.S. hospitals. "The Best Hospitals in America" listing is compiled annually by U.S.News & World Report.
Taking ATV Safety Seriously
UI Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s Department Store are committed to ATV safety and offer an ATV injury prevention program.
Kid Captains Take the Field
University of Iowa Children's Hospital announces thirteen current and former patients who will be honored as Kid Captains during the 2011 Hawkeye football season.
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Names New Research Director
Leaders of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa announced today that they appointed Michael Henry, PhD, the Center's new deputy director for research, effective July 1.
Faulty Signal Adds Fuel to the Fire
A UI study has discovered that in CF patients, the airway glands are depleted of a specific population of airway stem cells that participate in airway repair following injury.

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