A new UI study suggests that antibiotics are being overused in up to 50 percent of patients undergoing common urological procedures.
Michael E. Ernst—a clinical professor in the UI College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science—co-authored October research papers that were based on the Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) trial. The study concluded that low-dose aspirin may do more harm than good in healthy older adults.
Two University of Iowa students are attending a week-long school to learn how to design, build, launch, and recover a rocket. The UI students are the only American students taking part in the prestigious program, which takes place Jan. 21-25 in Norway. It’s funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation.
Dental researchers at the college have a strong history of pursuing basic, clinical, and translational research in a collaborative and supportive environment with the goal of improving patient care.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Krystal Parker received a five-year, $2.1 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to continue exploring the idea that the cerebellum may play a key role in cognitive function and may be targeted in diseases such as schizophrenia, autism, bipolar disorder, and Parkinson’s disease.
Sato Ashida, professor in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, has used her research to develop a simple booklet that elderly people and their caregivers can use to help prepare for a disaster and also help them quickly get back on their feet afterward.
To ensure that aspiring University of Iowa scientists are learning from humanities professors at the forefront of research in their disciplines, the UI’s Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank funds research awards for humanities faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. CLAS administers the grants and selects the recipients..
A study from the University of Iowa College of Public Health finds that eating just one portion of fried food a day leads to a significantly increased probability of an early death, especially in post-menopausal women.
UI students develop app to improve public speaking—without imagining the audience in their underwear
A team of Iowa students started Speeko, a voice-analytics company that uses artificial intelligence to help individuals avoid unfortunate public speaking experiences by measuring and improving their verbal communication skills.