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Posted January 29, 2015

Measels Prevention

Specialists with University of Iowa Children’s Hospital say the recent measles outbreak in California highlights the necessity of being immunized against the disease.

Cancer Genetics

A University of Iowa Health Care study recently provided a deeper understanding of how genetic mutations in a particular gene turn off tumor suppressor genes and cause solid tumors. The research team identified a key enzyme in that process, which may provide an important target for cancer diagnosis and treatment.

For the Kids

Pediatric patients diagnosed with cancer and their families at UI Children’s Hospital are preparing for the UI Dance Marathon on Feb. 6 and 7.

Women's Health

The University of Iowa Women’s Health Tissue Repository is an on-site tissue bank that provides samples for scientists worldwide conducting research in women’s health.

Parasite Study

UI Health Care researchers are conducting a clinical trial to evaluate the safety of how the body metabolizes a medication called oxfendazole. The medication is being tested to see 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
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e-mail: thomas-moore@uiowa.edu