University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

December 2010

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.
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.
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.
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.
Mini Pump Can Help Ill Hearts
UI Heart and Vascular Center offers innovative heart device.
UI Discovery May Aid PTSD Treatment
UI discovery suggests target in the brain for treating post-traumatic stress disorder and other anxiety conditions.
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.

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