Articles from June 2022

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Christopher Ahern, John Engelhardt, Ziying Yan

2 UI start-ups secure $62M in funding to advance therapies

Two companies co-founded by UI researchers have secured a combined $62 million in financing to advance disease therapies. The companies, Carbon Biosciences and hC Bioscience, are based on foundational research by University of Iowa (UI) professors John Engelhardt, Ziying Yan, Chris Ahern, and colleagues at other institutions. “The investments secured by these companies are among the largest...
Expansion of the State Hygienic Lab would allow for improved efficiency for employees and better reach for Iowans.

State Hygienic Lab named healthiest lab in the nation

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) named the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa as the healthiest lab in the nation at the association's annual meeting in May. Created in 2009, the APHL Healthiest Laboratory Award is part of its Healthiest Laboratory Initiative. Sponsored by HDR, Inc., an architectural firm specializing in laboratory design, the award recognizes...