December 2011

  • Real Hope for Babies Born with Clubfeet

    December 23 - - Dr. Ignacio Ponseti developed at the University of Iowa a method that is nearly 100 percent effective when used properly by a trained healthcare provider.

  • Christmas Cheer at UI Children's Hospital

    December 21 - KGAN - Thanks to a group of very generous donors, Christmas cheer is spreading to the youngest patients at UI Children's Hospital.

  • Helping Patients’ Families Feel at Home Over Holidays

    December 21 - FYI - Volunteers and staff members work hard to make the Ronald McDonald House of Iowa City, a 31-room residential facility for families whose children are receiving critical medical care at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, feel like home for its guests, particularly through the holidays.

  • Baby Gets New Heart, Fulfills Mom's Only Christmas Wish

    December 15 - KCRG - An Eastern Iowa Mother and her 10 month old daughter will celebrate their first Christmas together thanks to a successful heart transplant operation at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

  • UI Establishing Its Own Center for Immunology

    December 9 - Press-Citizen - A new medical center at the University of Iowa will help faculty members, students and others build partnerships and lead to a better understanding of the immune system and related diseases.

  • Addressing the Need for Bone Marrow Donors

    December 8 - FYI - University of Iowa immunology graduate student organizes fundraiser and bone marrow donor drive.

  • Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Announces 2011 Stanley Fahn Awards

    December 7 - The Sacramento Bee - Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre, MD of UI Hospitals and Clinics received the 2011 Stanley Fahn Award, the most prestigious research award from the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF).

  • Anonymous Donor Helps Start Maggie's Wish for Research

    December 6 - Quad-City Times - An anonymous donor has given $30,000 — the largest lump sum donation made so far in memory of the 12-year-old Walcott girl — to the UI Children’s Hospital in Iowa City.

  • Chaudan and Holstein Win National Hematology Awards

    December 2 - The Sacramento Bee - The American Society of Hematology (ASH) announced the recipients of its 2012 Scholar Awards, among the winners were two UI physicians from the Department of Internal Medicine.