December 2010

  • Insight Bowl Kid Captain Named

    When the Hawkeyes play in the Insight Bowl Dec. 28, they'll have the moral support of Kid Captain Benny Barnard, a five year old from Cedar Falls.


  • UI Discovery May Aid PTSD Treatment

    UI discovery suggests target in the brain for treating post-traumatic stress disorder and other anxiety conditions.

  • Mini Pump Can Help Ill Hearts

    UI Heart and Vascular Center offers innovative heart device.

  • Distinguished Mentor Award Dec. 14

    At a 3 p.m. event Dec. 14, Bruce Gantz, MD, will receive the UI Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Mentor Award.


  • Cancer Care Tip: Holidays for Caregivers

    As a caregiver it is important to put yourself first. This may seem opposite of what you should do, but as a caregiver, you must be healthy and whole before you can take care of anyone else.


  • Touchdown Pledges Help Kids

    In its first year, the Iowa Touchdowns for Kids program received 1,348 pledges that include individuals and sponsors, potentially resulting in $181,966.50 for UI Children’s Hospital.


  • Clinical Research Unit Opens

    The new 20,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art Clinical Research Unit provides necessary infrastructure to conduct quality clinical and translational research.