University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and Mayo Clinic have received a five-year, $12.4 million grant renewal from the National Cancer Institute to continue the Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) for lymphoma research. The UI–Mayo program is the nation’s longest-standing lymphoma SPORE.
The University of Iowa has had a front-row seat on NASA’s 13-year Cassini mission around Saturn. An instrument designed and constructed at the UI has studied Saturn’s auroras, rings, months-long storms, and more during the mission, which ends Sept. 15.
A team led by University of Iowa researchers has identified a gene linked to rare kidney-related birth defects. When working properly, a gene called GREB1L activates a cascade of signals that ultimately tells other genes what they need to do to create a kidney.
The University of Iowa is working with the city of Iowa City to promote better health among residents in three neighborhoods and recently conducted a survey to determine what challenges residents face in improving their health.
Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering H.S. Udaykumar discusses the importance and impact of undergraduate research taking place at public institutions like the University of Iowa.
For 40 years, an instrument designed and built at the University of Iowa has made discoveries in NASA’s historic Voyager 1 mission. Physics and astronomy professor Don Gurnett designed Voyager’s radio- and plasma-wave detector, which determined that the spacecraft became the first human-made object to leave the solar system.
The University of Iowa and its Vaughn Institute of Insurance and Risk Management was named one of the top 20 universities in the world for insurance education and research by a global insurance-advocacy organization.
Amrita Nain, professor of finance and a merger and acquisition expert, expects that Rockwell Collins’ presence in Iowa will be minimally affected if the company’s proposed acquisition by United Technologies is consummated.