Nayak receives AHA career development award

Manasa Nayak, PhD, research assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, received a three-year, $231,000 American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award. Nayak previously earned an AHA postdoctoral fellowship in 2018. With this new AHA funding, Nayak will explore potential new treatments for deep vein thrombosis, under the mentorship of Anil K. Chauhan, […]

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 […]

Chauhan lab finds success in mentorship, nurturing of differences

A lot of impressive research is conducted every day in Internal Medicine. And that work occurs alongside efforts to train and build the careers of the next generation of researchers. One of the most accomplished at both aspects is Anil Chauhan, MTech, PhD. Since joining the University of Iowa in 2010, Chauhan, a professor in […]

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, […]