Meet Your Interns – part 4

We are proud to present the incoming Intern Class of 2021. We wanted to take the opportunity to go a little past the names and faces and learn a couple things about them. We asked them each to tell us a little bit about why they chose Internal Medicine at Iowa for their residency. And, […]

New Faculty Additions – 2021

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce some of the faculty members who joined us in June, July, and August (start dates in parentheses). We are happy to welcome them to the department. Munish Ashat, MBBS – Clinical Assistant Professor (7/1/21) Dr. Munish Ashat comes to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology as […]

Leveraging the collaboration in our DNA

Earlier this year I was fortunate to publish a Viewpoint in the Journal of Clinical Investigation about collaborative science. I believe that my own experiences with it both as a young investigator and now as a slightly less young chair of Internal Medicine and as a director of a multidisciplinary research center have yielded multiple […]

Online presentation: Navigating Reproductive Health in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) – August 26, 2021

Internal Medicine‚Äôs Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, August 26 will be: Navigating Reproductive Health in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, August 26, 2021 Brittany Bettendorf, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Immunology Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99695759426 This Grand Rounds presentation will be […]

New Faculty Additions – 2021

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce some of the faculty members who joined us in July 2021 (start dates in parentheses). We are happy to welcome them to the department. Sayed Ahmad Jan, MBBS – Associate (7/1/21) Dr. Sayed Ahmad Jan joins the Division of General Internal Medicine from his residency at […]

Gastric Bypass Sensitizes Sympathetic and Thermogenic Activity of Brown Adipose Tissue to Cold Exposure

Article: Gastric Bypass Sensitizes Sympathetic and Thermogenic Activity of Brown Adipose Tissue to Cold Exposure Authors: Yi Chu, Liping Tian, Hussein Herz, Benjamin Linden, Donald A Morgan, Meghan C Naber, Matthew Potthoff, Kamal Rahmouni, Mohamad Mokadem Journal: Obes Surg. 2021 Jul 15. doi: 10.1007/s11695-021-05560-1. Online ahead of print. Excerpt: Multiple previous animal studies showed that […]

Meet Your Interns – part 3

We are proud to present the incoming Intern Class of 2021. We wanted to take the opportunity to go a little past the names and faces and learn a couple things about them. We asked them each to tell us a little bit about why they chose Internal Medicine at Iowa for their residency. And, […]

Rehman publication, career development award advance CF research

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common life-shortening inherited disorders. Previous research, some of which was conducted at the University of Iowa, found that mutations in the gene CFTR cause CF. The protein encoded by this gene forms apical membrane chloride and bicarbonate channels in human airway epithelia. Building off of this research, […]