CF Research Team Awarded $3.63M Grant

Originally posted on Making the Rounds:
For decades, the University of Iowa has been home to some of the most significant advancements in our understanding and treatment of cystic fibrosis. A recent $3.63M/five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to a multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Drs. David Stoltz and Joseph Zabner may…

Steven Marx, ACRC Seminar Series Lecture, May 12th 2017

ACRC Seminar Series From Atom to Adam: Ion channels and cardiovascular disease Geoffrey S. Pitt, MD, PhD Ida and Theo Rossi Distinguished Professor of Medicine Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute Weill Cornell Medicine Friday, March 10th, 2017 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 1289 CBRB (Kelch Conference Room) Lunch provided Target Audience: This conference will be of […]

ACRC Researchers Find New Link to Hypertension

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One of the benefits of working in the Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center (ACRC) is that researchers have ready access to collaborators. A publication earlier this year in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology shows the results of one such collaboration within the ACRC. The article both identifies a specific immune…

ACRC Symposium Panel Planned in Memory of Kerber

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Next week, the François M. Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center will host its 4th Annual Symposium. Each year, experts in cardiovascular medicine from around the country come together to exchange ideas and reveal the latest on a variety of topics. You can read more about the presentations, lectures, and seminars…

Abel Wins Distinguished Mentor Award

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Dr. Dale Abel, Chair and DEO of Internal Medicine and Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, has received a 2017 Distinguished Mentor Award from the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU). This award recognizes outstanding mentorship of undergraduate students in research and creative projects…

Geoffrey S. Pitt, ACRC Seminar Series Lecture, March 10th 2017

ACRC Seminar Series From Atom to Adam: Ion channels and cardiovascular disease Geoffrey S. Pitt, MD, PhD Ida and Theo Rossi Distinguished Professor of Medicine Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute Weill Cornell Medicine Friday, March 10th, 2017 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 1289 CBRB (Kelch Conference Room) Lunch provided Target Audience: This conference will be of…

ACRC/School of Life Sciences Visiting Student Research Scholars – Winter 2017

ACRC/School of Life Sciences Visiting Student Research Scholars Program is a program designed to enhance collaboration between the School of Life Sciences in Hamburg, Germany and the Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center labs by hosting a School of Life Science Student.  Students gain experience in practical aspects of the lab and experience another culture. Iowa teams […]

Two Publications Identify “Longevity” Enzyme Interactions

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For the last couple decades, a particular enzyme has been the focus of intense study. Sirtuin1 was found to be a key protein affecting the longevity of some organisms such as yeast. Decrease in caloric intake, which could lengthen cell life, became ineffective in the absence of sirtuin1. At…

Adams named Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Chair

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Christopher Adams, MD, PhD, has been named the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Chair. This position has been endowed by the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) to propel and accelerate the pace of discoveries in the FOE Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC), whose mission is to advance knowledge of…