University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

September 2013

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.
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 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.

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