Mokadem lab member receives summer fellowship

Benjamin Linden, a second-year medical student working in the lab of Mohamad Mokadem, MD, received funding for a twelve-week Summer Research Fellowship from the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. As a fellow in one of the many opportunities within the Iowa Medical Student Research Program, Linden is researching the effects of the endogenous endocannabinoid system […]

Five VA Merit Award applications granted

Once again, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has generously supported the research efforts of our faculty. This year, five Internal Medicine faculty members have received VA Merit grants. The awardees have shared details about their projects below. Mary E. Wilson Professor of Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases Professor of Epidemiology Extracellular vesicles from […]

Mokadem Connects Sleep and Gastric Bypass Recovery

A newly released basic science study of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) by Dr. Mohamad Mokadem, Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, suggests that a functioning circadian clock, or sleeping at night and being awake during the day, can help patients achieve a higher amount of weight loss following the surgery. The study conducted in a […]

Real-Time Research and Real Results

I’m pleased to announce that our clinical and research missions will intersect in a new venture. The University of Iowa has been invited to be a clinical site for the Pulmonary Trials Cooperative (PTC) by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, as part of an effort to fund practical studies in a search for […]