Articles from August 2019

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Dr. Richard Smith

With ArTara license UI hopes to translate 20 years of research into cyst treatment

Friday, August 30, 2019
As a young medical resident at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center in Houston in the 1980s, Richard Smith, M.D., saw a number of toddlers with large, disfiguring cysts on their face or necks. The cysts, called lymphatic malformations, or LMs, are gossamer thin veils of tissue filled up like water balloons. They’re usually benign but can have a profound impact on everything from...

Sign up for Funding Focus to learn about the latest limited funding opportunities

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
University of Iowa researchers interested in learning about limited, but potentially lucrative, research funding opportunities have a sleek new tool at their disposal. Limited submission programs are competitive funding programs that restrict the number of proposals that may be submitted from one institution. Institutional applicants for programs with limited submission restrictions are determined...

Second annual Research Services Fair Oct. 10 expected to be bigger, better

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
The second annual Research Services Fair Oct. 10 will offer University of Iowa faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and students more experts, resources, and opportunities to succeed in research and scholarship—all under one roof. The event starts at 1 p.m. at Hancher Auditorium and concludes with a special edition of the Research Development Office’s (RDO) Science on Tap lecture series...
State Hygienic Lab

SHL employees earn award from FDA for 2018 incident involving tainted vegetables

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Eight employees of the State Hygienic Lab (SHL) will be recognized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their collaborative work with state and federal agencies to protect public health in a 2018 incident involving frozen vegetable products manufactured under unsanitary conditions. The SHL awardees are Nancy Hall, Julie Wilson, Lucas Latimer, Rebecca Teske, Greg Gingerich, Cathy Lord...