September 2013

  • UI Testing Vaccine for Deadly Flu Strain

    The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are moving forward with testing of a vaccine for a potentially deadly strain of influenza that killed dozens of people in China earlier this year.
  • New Study Lends Conclusive Support to a Scoliosis Treatment

    September 19 – NY Times – A new study provides the best evidence yet that wearing a back brace will slow the progression of the most common form of scoliosis in adolescents, helping them avoid painful spine surgery.
  • UI Professors Use 3-D Lung Imaging to Further Research

    September 3 – Daily Iowan – UI engineering Professor Ching-Long Lin received a grant to conduct analysis using a 3-D lung model to predict lung disease and Dr. John Newell Jr. will be translating any successful results into clinical practice.