Articles from January 2017

Abel to lead Iowa Neuroscience Institute

University of Iowa leaders Aug. 4 announced the appointment of Ted Abel as director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, effective Jan. 1, 2017.Abel comes to the UI from the University of Pennsylvania, where he serves as the Brush Family Professor of Biology in the Penn School of Arts and Sciences and co-director of the Biological Basis of Behavior Program. He also directs a graduate training...

Carver Trust giving $45 million to support new neuroscience institute

Gift is the largest to the For Iowa. Forever More. campaignThe Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that will allow for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center within the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The new Iowa neuroscience institute will conduct...