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Posted September 24, 2015

Deeded Body Service

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will hold its annual memorial service for the Deeded Body Program at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown St., Iowa City, to honor individuals who donated their bodies for medical education and science at the UI.

Kid Captain

Laila Walton, 7, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will serve as the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Kid Captain for the Iowa Hawkeyes’ football game with North Texas State University on Sept. 26.

CF Funding

A UI Health Care research team recently earned a five-year, $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, to continue advancing gene therapy to treat and prevent cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease caused by a faulty gene.

Research Update

UI Health Care faculty, staff, and students will attend a luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the BioVenture Center (2500 Crosspark Road, Coralville) to discuss a new 2015 report titled “Research in Your Backyard” along with the clinical trials process and research underway throughout the state.

Dementia Study

University of Iowa Health Care researchers invite caregivers of people with dementia living at home in a research study that uses an iPad mini to record videos of them dealing with problem behaviors.

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