Iowa Inflammation Program members at SLB

In October, the Society of Leukocyte Biology (SLB) hosted its annual meeting in Chandler, Arizona, and a number of members of the Iowa Inflammation Program made the trip. In addition to the scientific sessions at which new work was presented and discussed, conferees met at the Business Meeting to recognize SLB members for exceptional work, […]

Nauseef Inducted as SLB Honorary Life Member

The Society for Leukocyte Biology (SLB) has selected William Nauseef, MD, to become an Honorary Life Member in 2018. Dr. Nauseef is a Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and of Microbiology and Immunology. Honorary Life Membership is a distinction reserved for two SLB members each year “as a tribute to their contributions to […]

Nauseef Receives $2.6M R01

William Nauseef, MD, Professor in Infectious Diseases and of Microbiology and Immunology, has been awarded a five-year, $2.6M grant from the National Institutes of Health. This R01 will fund his lab’s continuing research into neutrophil-mediated responses to inflammation and host responses to infection. Dr. Nauseef explains more specifically: The work proposes studies using Staphylococcus aureus and Neisseria gonorrhoeae as […]

Four VA Merit Award Applications Granted

A number of Internal Medicine members have received favorable responses to VA Merit Award applications. We would like to congratulate four of those researchers, who describe the work these grants will fund below. Lee-Ann Allen, PhD Professor of Internal Medicine – Infectious Diseases Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Dysregulation of the inflammatory response by Francisella tularensis […]