Rasmussen receives AHA seed grant

Tyler Rasmussen, MD, PhD, Cardiology fellow, received the American Heart Association’s Young Investigator Database Seed Grant to research in-hospital cardiac arrests in Medicare recipients. This grant provides Rasmussen access to the Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) database, a cardiovascular health database partially focused on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) data. While in-hospital cardiac arrests are common and […]

Potential new target may aid post-stent recovery

Neointimal hyperplasia is a well-documented remodeling of the innermost vascular layer after vascular interventions and is a significant clinical outcome for many, especially people who have undergone cardiovascular procedures. Proliferation and migration of vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs) in the innermost layer of an artery or vein results in vascular wall thickening, which leads to […]

Highlights from the 4th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis & Therapy

On Friday, February 24, nearly one hundred area and regional health care providers gathered at a local Iowa City hotel to attend one of many conferences the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine sponsors throughout the year. This year’s event featured a keynote address from Dr. Blair Grubb, director of Electrophysiology at the University of Toledo Medical […]

Upcoming Internal Medicine CME Conferences

Our commitment to education runs just as deeply for practicing providers as it does for our medical students. This is why so many of our faculty regularly participate in Continuing Medical Education conferences. Later this month, the 4th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis & Therapy will take place at the Clarion Highlander Hotel in Iowa […]