Articles from September 2011

Richerson named the Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience

Sept. 21, 2011 Richerson named the Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience Leaders of the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust of Muscatine, Iowa, University of Iowa Health Care and the UI Foundation have announced a $2 million gift from the Carver Charitable Trust that will establish the Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience. George Richerson, M.D., Ph.D., professor and head of neurology, will serve as the...

UI vision researchers receive $1.6 million from Foundation Fighting Blindness

Researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine have received a five-year, $1.6 million grant from the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The funding will support the Research Center for the Study of Retinal Degeneration, which is part of the UI Institute for Vision Research. Edwin Stone, M.D., Ph.D., the...

UI psychiatrist with expertise in Huntington's disease to address support group

UI psychiatrist with expertise in Huntington's disease to address support groupA University of Iowa psychiatrist with expertise in Huntington's disease will be talking with the UI Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) Center of Excellence support group this month. Peg Nopoulos, M.D., professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, will...