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UI researchers find Indigenous dog lineages at Jamestown

UI researchers find Indigenous dog lineages at Jamestown

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter January 25, 2023

A team of UI archeologists extracted DNA from dog remains found at an early settlement in Jamestown, Virginia, that revealed links to an Indigenous dog lineage. Jamestown is a historic site in east...

New COVID-19 variant increases the risk of infections in Johnson County

New COVID-19 variant increases the risk of infections in Johnson County

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter January 17, 2023

Johnson County health officials are concerned about a potential increase in cases of the most recent COVID-19 subvariant as UI students return to campus after winter break. As numbers of the new...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen in Iowa City on Aug. 23, 2022.

Declining global sperm counts raise questions about men’s health

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter December 11, 2022

Sperm counts and concentrations are falling globally and in Iowa, according to recent updates made to a 2017 study.  The study suggests that the average sperm count globally has dropped from 104 million...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen in Iowa City on Aug. 23, 2022.

UI researchers make advances toward a vaccine for RSV

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter December 6, 2022

University of Iowa researchers are developing a vaccine for the respiratory syncytial virus as cases of respiratory infections jump at both UI Hospitals and Clinics and Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. While...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen in Iowa City on Aug. 23, 2022.

UI researchers identify long COVID-19 with chest X-rays

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter November 27, 2022

University of Iowa researchers identified a new way to find effects of long COVID-19 like lung damage through 2D chest X-ray exams in a recent study involving UI Hospitals and Clinics patients. Until...

Patients check into the Holden Center on Aug. 25, 2016.

UI Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center announces partnership with Caris’ Precision Oncology Alliance

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter November 16, 2022

University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center announced that they have joined the Caris’ Precision Oncology Alliance to improve clinical care and the outcomes of patients with cancer.  The...

Dr. Sandeep Laroia, a practicing interventional radiologist, photographed in an IR suite on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Laroia is leading a group of researchers that recently earned a National Science Foundation Phase I grant to develop an artificial intelligence system that could assist with some interventional radiology procedures.

New artificial intelligence developed for radiology at the UI

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter November 15, 2022

New artificial intelligence technology is being developed for radiology practices at the University of Iowa. The team, led by interventional radiologist Sandeep Laroia, will use programmed medical...

Contributed photo from Christine Peterson

UI epidemiology professor elected to National Academy of Medicine discusses One Health, Election Process

Virginia Russell, News Reporter October 30, 2022

A University of Iowa professor is one of 100 members elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Christine Petersen is a professor of epidemiology and the director of the Center for Emerging Infectious...

Lauren Hagar, a Junior at the University of Iowa, poses for a portrait in the Adler Journalism Communications building on Oct. 27. Hager was diagnosed with ADHD last spring and explained it runs in her family. Hager has been rationing her two last pills and expressed her concerns because of the shortage. “It’s so difficult to find a pharmacy that still had adder all in stock,” she said.

Iowa City hit by nationwide Adderall shortage

Colin Votzmeyer, News Reporter October 30, 2022

University of Iowa third-year student Lauren Hagar was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in July and was prescribed Adderall to manage her symptoms. She recently went to...

Contributed photo of Sam Jarvis.

Johnson County Public Health receives grant from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address social determinants of health

Alejandro Rojas, News Reporter October 23, 2022

Johnson County Public Health received a $125,000 grant earlier this month from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address health care access and education in the county. The grant...

James McCalley speaks during Panel 3 for the Hubbell Environmental Law Inititative at the University of Iowa College of Law in Iowa City on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022.

UI College of Law launches new environmental initiative after receiving $5 million donation

Sydney Libert, News Reporter October 19, 2022

The University of Iowa College of Law created an initiative for students to learn about environmental law through mentorship and public discussions on hot-button issues.  College of Law class of 1976...

Professor Caterina Lamuta works in her office in the Seaman’s Center Oct.13, 2022.

UI Assistant Professor creates cephalopod-inspired ‘softopus’ robot with Office of Naval Research funds

Sydney Libert, News Reporter October 18, 2022

A University of Iowa College of Engineering professor is expanding the understanding of underwater technology by creating a cephalopod-inspired soft robot, nicknamed “Softopus,” which mimics the...

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