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Falk Medical Research Trust Catalyst Award 2022

Two College of Pharmacy faculty members received the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust Catalyst Award
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Pharmacy Researchers Create Nanoparticle-Vaccine Combination to Target Melanoma

Pharmaceutical scientists at the UI College of Pharmacy may have discovered a new strategy to overcome cancer’s resourceful defenses.
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Quicker Diagnosis of Parkinson's Drives Crawford

PhD student Rachel Crawford's molecular research could help future physicians diagnose Parkinson’s Disease much earlier in their patients.
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Graduate Student Specializes in Population Research and Comparative Effectiveness

Wesam Ismail is a registered pharmacist and PhD candidate in the College of Pharmacy, focusing on pharmacoepidemiology – the utilization and effects of drugs in large numbers of people.

College Welcomes New Faculty Member Reza Nejadnik

Associate Professor Reza Nejadnik has experience working in academic and industrial settings and has played critical roles on multi-national research teams in Europe and the U.S.

Gaine Probes Gene Regulation to Address Psychiatric Disorders

Marie Gaine studies how a person’s environment can impact them at the genetic level:...

In the News: Salem Uses Implant to Induce Bone Regeneration in Diabetic Patients

Researchers at the University of Iowa, including Aliasger Salem, Bighley Chair and professor, are developing an implant that helps induce bone formation in patients with diabetes.
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UI Pharmaceuticals Fights COVID-19

University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals is partnering with companies seeking new drugs to treat patients who have COVID-19 infections.
In the News: Hoehns Involved in COVID-19 Trial

In the News: Hoehns Involved in COVID-19 Clinical Trial

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Producing Better Gene-Based Messages Against Coronavirus

Scientists across the world are racing to develop a novel coronavirus vaccine. Faculty researchers in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy are among them, including Professor Kevin Rice.