Recent insights on the use of topical steroids in eosinophilic esophagitis

Article: Recent insights on the use of topical steroids in eosinophilic esophagitis Authors: Aditi Reddy, Divya Ashat, Arvind R Murali Journal: Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jul 7;1-11. Abstract:Introduction: Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is an immune-mediated, chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. Topical steroids have been used in the management of EoE for over 15 years. […]

“See you soon” to Rebecca Hegeman, MD

How does a team say good-bye to someone who has served as its center and one of its strongest advocates for decades? The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension had to give it a try last week before Rebecca Hegeman, MD, retired from a career spent at the University of Iowa, building and maintaining one of […]

Bates’ Guide updates to match new knowledge

In a collaboration with physicians from across the country, Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, has put on his editorial hat again for the publication of the 13th edition of Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. The widely used textbook provides students in any health professional training program a step-by-step guide to performing accurate, efficient, and effective […]

Progress, 10/22-23: Call for Abstracts and Registration

Nothing can stop Progress! For forty years, this CME conference has brought health care providers from all over the state to learn about the latest in treatments, devices, and discoveries. More recently, physicians and pharmacists have combined their expertise to present a broader perspective on some of the most pressing issues in health care. This […]

UI nephrologists collaborate on new textbook

Urinalysis is one of the most common clinical tests ordered in adult and pediatric patients. However, understanding of the appropriate collection methods, analysis and interpretation of results is essential for all clinicians. Lisa Antes, MD, clinical professor, and Lee Sanders, PhD, MD, clinical assistant professor, both in the Division of Nephrology, co-edited the recently published […]

Online presentation: CPC: Aortic Dissection from “A” to “B” – September 17, 2020

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, September 17, 2020 will be: CPC: Aortic Dissection from “A” to “B”12:00-1:00pmThursday, September 17, 2020 Presented by:Jared Robl, MD, Internal Medicine ResidentDennis Firchau, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, PathologySailesh Harwani, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine NOTE: A HawkID is required to attend this presentation.To ensure you will […]

Boudreau earns third active R01

Ryan Boudreau, PhD, associate professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, received a four-year, $1.5M R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Boudreau will use this funding to further examine the role of mitoregulin, a protein his team recently discovered, in cardiac biology and disease. Boudreau now holds three R01s, all of which focus on […]

Transformational Changes Between Non-Small Cell and Small Cell Lung Cancer-Biological and Clinical Relevance-A Review

Article: Transformational Changes Between Non-Small Cell and Small Cell Lung Cancer-Biological and Clinical Relevance-A Review Authors: Gerald Clamon, William Zeitler, Josiah An, Taher A Hejleh Journal: Am J Clin Oncol. 2020 Jun 5. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000720. Online ahead of print Abstract:During the course of therapy, patients with small cell lung cancer have been noted to develop transformation […]

Pezzulo receives ICTS pilot grant

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) occurs when chronic bronchitis and inflammation block the airways, causing irreversible damage to the lung’s air sacs. With a $25,000 grant from the University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS), Alejandro Pezzulo, MD, assistant professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, will examine the abnormal inflammatory […]

Online presentation: Diuretics, Diabetes, Glycosuria, Renal Outcomes and CVOTs: The Emerging Roles of SGLT-2 Inhibitors in CKD – September 10, 2020

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, August 27, 2020, will be: Diuretics, Diabetes, Glycosuria, Renal Outcomes and CVOTs: The Emerging Roles of SGLT-2 Inhibitors in CKD12:00-1:00pmThursday, September 10, 2020 Jamie P. Dwyer, MD, Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the […]