Three IntMed faculty members named to Distinguished Scholars Program

Ryan Boudreau, PhD; Anil Chauhan, MTech, PhD; and Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, have claimed half of the slots in this year’s class of the University of Iowa Health Care Distinguished Scholars Program (DSP). Each will receive a three-year, $600,000 grant sponsored by the institution to support the expansion of their research program. The DSP aims […]

Grumbach to serve as Interim Chair of Internal Medicine

The below is a lightly edited version of a message sent from outgoing Chair & DEO E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, to the department. By now you have heard the news that Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, will serve as Interim Chair and DEO for the Department of Internal Medicine. This is a tremendous piece of news. The […]

Grumbach named Daum Professor

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, has been appointed to the Kate Daum Professorship, which recognizes outstanding women scientists at the University of Iowa. This position is endowed by the Carver College of Medicine in honor of Kate Daum, PhD, who directed the UI Nutrition Department for nearly thirty years and was a […]

Grumbach elected to prestigious cardiology group

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, professor in Cardiovascular Medicine and Vice Chair for Research, was nominated and elected to the Association of University Cardiologists (AUC), a national organization for the country’s leaders in academic cardiology. As a member of the AUC, Grumbach will meet once a year in January for a two-day scientific discussion with other […]

Grumbach collaboration to examine impact of radiation on blood vessels

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, and Randy Kardon, MD, PhD, professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, received a five-year, R01 grant for $2.5 million from the National Institutes of Health. The duo will study the effects of radiation therapy on small blood vessels, also known as microvessels, in cancer survivors. Every year, […]

Diabetes research enters “the matrix”

Coming soon to a public television stations across the country! Hosted by the television and film actor Laurence Fishburne, the program Information Matrix profiles innovative and exceptional organizations and individuals. An episode titled “Reversing Diabetes” brought a film crew to Iowa City in order to document the work being done within the Fraternal Order of […]

Grumbach receives HCCC pilot grant

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, received a one-year $20,000 pilot grant from the University of Iowa’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC). The HCCC’s funding will support Grumbach’s proposed investigation to identify FDA-approved drugs used for other treatments that could also prevent damage to the cells lining blood vessels following radiation treatment. By […]

Grumbach Receives AHA Grant to Study Microvessel Damage

Isabella Grumbach, MD, Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, has received a two-year, $200,000 Innovative Project Award from the American Heart Association. In a project titled “New models of radiation endotheliopathy,” Dr. Grumbach will investigate the effects or radiation on small blood vessels. Specifically, she and her colleagues will employ new technologies to examine vasculature in the […]

Grumbach Named to NIH Study Section

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, has accepted an invitation to join the Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology study section of the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review. During her six-year term, Dr. Grumbach will review and make recommendations on grant applications submitted to the NIH, as well as continuously survey the status […]