Internal Medicine Research Day, 2021

When last year’s Research Day was held in late October 2020, vaccines for the COVID-19 virus were still in clinical trials and still unapproved for the general public. Organizers were forced to hold that year’s celebration entirely online and did so effectively, splitting it across two days to reduce Zoom fatigue. Nonetheless, the department’s ingenuity […]

Iowa trainees swarm the sessions

By this point in the pandemic, regional and national conferences have managed to find the creative solutions necessary to still host their annual meetings. Trainees in Internal Medicine have been no less creative in their adaptations and certainly no less successful in their abstract submissions and presentation competitions. There have been more winners and accepted […]

Internal Medicine Research Day(s), 2020

A central part of every Internal Medicine Research Day celebration is the poster competition. Although this year’s abstract presentations took some reorganizing, the quality and creativity was still on display. So, first, this year’s winners of the 54th Annual Research Day. In announcing these winners, Research Day Co-Chairs Ryan Boudreau, PhD, and Saket Girotra, MBBS, […]

Research runs through our veins

Earlier this week, Internal Medicine celebrated its 54th annual Research Day. For more than five decades we have paused one day a year to recognize many of our very talented colleagues who contribute to the advancement of knowledge. Our investigative scope spans a wide swath of academic medicine from health services research, health economics, clinical […]

Career Mentoring Workshops – Internal Medicine Research Day – October 20–21, 2020

Early-career researchers and trainees are invited to participate in virtual Career Mentoring Sessions with these distinguished Research Day Keynote Presenters! In conjunction with Internal Medicine Research Day, we are pleased to offer mentoring sessions with the following guest faculty. Bring your questions, and don’t miss this opportunity to learn from these experienced investigators! – – […]

53rd Annual Internal Medicine Research Day, 10/15/19

Since the tradition began in the early 1960s, Research Day has seen a variety of formats. But what has always been at its core was the celebration of the diversity and depth of the work being done by a panoply of trainees, clinicians, and basic scientists. Better understanding a disease mechanism or testing a new […]

53rd Internal Medicine Research Day Schedule of Events – 10/15/19

The 53rd Internal Medicine Research Day will take place on Tuesday, October 15 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium in the Medical Education Research Facility (MERF) building. Schedule: 1:00–2:15 pm Oral Presentations – Urmilla Sahai Conf Rm, 2117 MERF with opening remarks by E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD “Personal Response Profiles […]

Research Day winners present at Grand Rounds

A nice capstone in a decades-long tradition, each year the department invites the winners of the previous fall’s Research Day poster competition to deliver ten-minute oral presentations with time for questions at a designated Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Cardiovascular Medicine Division Director Dr. Barry London noted afterward with a smile that he thought it was […]

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, […]