Articles from December 2020

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Christopher Ahern

UI agreement with Tevard Biosciences to advance therapies for genetic forms of epilepsy

Research on faulty genetic material by University of Iowa (UI) Carver College of Medicine professor Christopher Ahern recently was licensed by Tevard Biosciences, a company that is seeking to treat certain forms of epilepsy. However, the innovative UI treatment approach being developed by Tevard holds the promise of becoming a platform with medical applications far beyond those for epilepsy. The...
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Nominations sought for leading researchers, scholars, and mentors

The University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research is seeking award nominations of faculty, staff, and students engaged in outstanding research and scholarship, safety, and mentorship. Nominations for OVPR’s annual Discovery and Innovation Awards, which will be announced in April and celebrated virtually next spring, are due Feb. 2. This year OVPR has added an award to recognize...