Articles from June 2021

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Boston Scientific acquires UI startup Farapulse

Boston Scientific Corp. has exercised its option to acquire the remaining shares of University of Iowa startup Farapulse Inc., which has developed a method for precisely and safely treating abnormal heart rhythms. Last September, Boston Scientific signed an investment agreement with an option to acquire Farapulse (originally Iowa Approach), a company founded by UI Assistant Professor of Internal...
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Andrews named university research integrity officer

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has named Mike Andrews its research integrity officer to coordinate and investigate allegations of research misconduct. Research misconduct is narrowly defined by the law as the falsification, fabrication, or plagiarism of research data and information used in peer review articles and grant submissions. Andrews will also handle allegations and...
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Weaver’s duties in research office expanded

Mike Weaver, assistant to the University of Iowa vice president for research and manager of office operations, has been promoted to executive assistant to the vice president and manager of unit operations and strategic initiatives. Working with Vice President for Research Marty Scholtz and Provost Kevin Kregel, Weaver will assist in administering the UI Strategic Initiatives Fund (P3), ensuring...
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Register now to learn about fall Ideas Lab exploring mental health and children

Researchers interested in collaboratively exploring children’s mental health development are invited to learn more about a virtual Neuroscience, Development, and Mental Well-Being Ideas Lab kicking off this fall by registering for one of two upcoming information sessions. The lab will run for eight weeks, requiring two hours of time per week, from Sept. 20 to Nov. 8 and will consist of...