Events Nov. 20th – Nov. 24th, 2017

Tuesday Nov. 21st Pharmacology Postdoctoral Workshop  10:30am “Roles of Regulator of G-protein Signaling 6 (RGS6) in Parkinson’s Disease and Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy” Presented by Zili Luo, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Dr. Rory Fisher’s Lab Medical Education Research Facility, 2189 Wednesday Nov. 22nd Cardiology Core Curriculum Conference 12pm CardioMEMS Marcus Conference Room, E316 GH Thursday Nov….

2017-2018 ACRC Seminar Speakers

ACRC Seminar Series 2017-18 schedule Cardiovascular Seminars take place on Friday afternoons at 1:00 pm, in Kelch Conference Room (1289 CBRB), unless otherwise noted. Date Presentation Institution Add to Calendar Sept. 8th Christopher Newton-Cheh, MD  MPH, Harvard Medical School Oct. 13th Timothy Mckinsey, PhD University of Colorado – Denver Oct. 27th Samuel C. Dudley Jr.,…

Iowa Participation at AHA 2017

90th Annual Scientific Sessions November 11-15, 2017 American Heart Association Anaheim, CA IOWA Participation at AHA 2017 (PDF)  IOWA Participation at AHA 2017 (PDF)  

Iowa Physiological Society Awards 2017

During the recent Iowa Physiological Society meeting in Iowa City, IA, undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows were given to the opportunity to present their research utilizing posters and a short oral presentation format called “Minute to Win It”. Below is the complete list of winners from the competition including ACRC T-32 Training Fellows…

Seminar Series | Timothy A. McKinsey, Ph.D.

ACRC Seminar Series “Protein Acetylation in Heart Failure: The Epigenome and Beyond” Timothy A. McKinsey, Ph.D. Associate Professor & Associate Division Head for Translational Research Director, Consortium for Fibrosis Research & Translation Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology University of Colorado Denver – Anschutz Medical Campus Friday, October 13th, 2017 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm…

Iowa Physiological Society Meeting this Friday and Saturday

A message from the President of the Iowa Physiological Society: Dear Colleagues, The 22nd annual meeting of the Iowa Physiological Society (IPS) will be held on September 29-30th, 2017 at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City. The theme of the conference is entitled ‘Advances in Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolic Functions…

Allyn Mark, MD Awarded for Hypertension Research

The contributions of Allyn Mark, M.D. to the investigation of the role of the brain and sympathetic nervous system in controlling blood pressure were recognized recently by the American Heart Association’s Council on Hypertension during the Joint Scientific Sessions with the American Society of Hypertension in San Francisco. Dr. Mark was presented with the 2017 Excellence…

ACRC Seminar Series, Sept 8th 2017

“What have GWASs taught us about the genetic basis of heart failure, arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death” Christopher Newton-Cheh, MD MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Director, Primer on Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute Co-Director, the Human Cardiovascular Genetics Program, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Friday, September 8th 1:00 pm…

UI study examines altered gene expression in heart failure

Originally Published in The Loop, Read the full article here Changes in gene expression occur before decline in heart function is detectable. Heart failure refers to a condition in which heart muscle becomes weakened over time, making it increasingly difficult for the heart to pump blood through the body like it should. It’s a progressive disease…

Adams Awarded $2.4M NIH Grant

Originally posted on Making the Rounds:
Dr. Christopher Adams, Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, has received a five-year, $2.4M grant from the National Institutes of Health to study skeletal muscle atrophy. In preliminary studies, performed in mouse models, Dr. Adams and members of his lab have identified the first example of a protein that is…