University of Iowa cancer researchers have homed in on the biological details of how high-dose vitamin C (also known as ascorbate) kills cancer cells.
Stefan Strack and Yuriy Usachev, both professors of pharmacology, have been appointed to endowed professorships named for a former chairman of the department, John Paul Long. The five-year appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2017.
A new report from the University of Iowa’s School of Social Work analyzes funeral homes’ terminology and pricing, which can help relatives planning final arrangements for a loved one. UI students collected information from 48 funeral homes in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Des Moines, and Sioux City.
Teenagers who participate in volunteer activities may be less likely to get in trouble with the law when they become adults, according to a new study from the University of Iowa College of Public Health.
Former University of Iowa graduate student Alex Tiriac has won a dissertation award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology. Tiriac’s dissertation is titled, “State-Dependent Processing of Reafference Arising from Self-Generated Movements in Infant Rats.” He studied under Mark Blumberg, professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences.