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Posted March 26, 2015

Mini-Medical School

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine faculty members will explore the the heart and vascular system during a series of Mini-Medical School presentations on breakthroughs in cardiovascular research over a three-week period beginning March 31 at 6:30 p.m. in Iowa City.

Open House

The public is invited to an open house event at the new UI Children’s Hospital pediatric clinic in North Liberty, located at 1765 Lininger Lane, from 10 a.m. to noon on  Saturday, March 28, for tours and fun with mascots Herky and Perky.

Diabetes Research

A UI Health Care research team has earned a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how high levels of insulin in Type 2 diabetes may contribute to heart failure.

Cancer Focus

Specialists with Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa are available to discuss the new documentary from Ken Burns on cancer that begins airing nationally on public television March 30.

Medication Study

University of Iowa researchers are evaluating the safety of a medication called oxfendazole to help determine if it can be used to treat humans with neurocysticercosis, a disease caused by a parasite that can enter the brain and cause seizures and other problems.

Thank You,

Tom Moore
Media Coordinator
319-356-3945
Fax: 319-384-7099
e-mail: thomas-moore@uiowa.edu