Cochran featured in banner campaign

Each year since the UI’s Office of the Vice President for Research began the Dare to Discover campaign, Internal Medicine has been proud to have at least one of its members featured on their banners. In 2016, Dr. Dale Abel and Dr. Colleen Campbell each appeared, and in 2017 Dr. Eli Perencevich’s work in reducing […]

Cochran Wins Biochemistry Award

Jesse Cochran, an undergraduate researcher in the Abel Laboratory, has received a Rex Montgomery Biochemistry Scholarship. This award, given based on academic qualifications, is named in honor of the late Rex Montgomery, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry. Dr. Montgomery served the University of Iowa for decades and in many roles including associate dean of research […]

Internal Medicine’s 52nd Annual Research Day

First things first: Congratulations to the winners of the poster competition. Out of an impressive 65 presented abstracts, here were those judged at the top of a remarkable display of the breadth and quality of research occurring within our department. Best Basic Science Research Poster Manasa K. Nayak Dichloroacetate, an inhibitor of pyruvate dehydrogenase kinases, […]

Abel Lab Member Named Latham Fellow

Jesse Cochran, a rising fourth-year undergraduate, has received a Latham Science Engagement Initiative (LSEI) Fellowship from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. LSEI Fellows are chosen based on demonstrated ability to perform high-quality scientific work with the intention of strengthening the ability to connect the broader community with scientific research. Sponsored by the College […]

Abel Lab Members Recognized

Earlier this week, the Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development presented the annual Discovery & Innovation Awards to this year’s winners. Two members of Dr. Dale Abel’s lab were honored. Nominated by the undergraduates he educates, Antentor O. “AJ” Hinton Jr., PhD, received a Distinguished Mentor Award. Dr. Hinton is a […]