Articles from August 2009

$1.5 million grant will advance vision research at UI

A four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health will help University of Iowa researchers study the cellular events that cause vision loss in glaucoma. The award was effective Aug. 1. Led by Markus Kuehn, Ph.D., UI assistant professor of...

UI's Adams receives Doris Duke Charitable Foundation award

University of Iowa faculty member Chris Adams, M.D., Ph.D., has received a three-year $405,000 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. The award was effective Aug. 1. Learn more about Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

University of Iowa received $598,500 NIH bioinformations training grant

"No field has been impacted more by advances in micro-chip manufacturing processes, high-performance computing and advanced networking technology than bio-medicine and the basic life sciences over the past two decades," said Casavant, who also holds the Roy J. Carver, Jr. Chair in Bioinformatics and...