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Cafe Scientifique Concussions, Contusions and Protection of One's Brain

Dr. James Torner is professor Epidemiology, Neurosurgery and Surgery and is head of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa. One of his research areas is in the area of ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY (ABI). These are injuries to the brain that occur after birth, are non-congenital and non-degenerative. These brain injuries can occur frequently in sports such as football and boxing as well as from automobile and motorcycle accidents. A recent legal settlement of athletes and the NFL stemmed from effects caused from ABI.

Wed, 10/02/2013 - 17:30

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: A Discussion of Science, Ethics, and Community Engagement

As part of the CPH Summer Book Club and Iowa City Book Festival, the college is hosting a panel discussion featuring Briana Woods-Jaeger, assistant professor of community and behavioral health; Sandra Daack-Hirsch, associate professor of nursing; and Mark Behlke, chief scientific officer at Integrated DNA Technologies. A reception will follow in the CPHB atrium. Open to all UI students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 16:00

AMBI Seminar Series: Dementia Care

The AMBI Seminar Series is designed to bring together members of the aging community in an interactive format. Sessions will include:

Kitty Buckwalter, AMBI AnnouncementProfessor Emeritus: Stigma and Dementia

Kristi Williams, Sally Mathis Hartwig Professor in Gerontological Nursing: Supporting the Caregiver with Video Monitoring

Marianne Smith, Associate Professor: Improving Antipsychotic Use in Dementia Care

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 16:00 to 17:00

Quarterly PI/Research Coordinator Joint Meeting September 2013

All investigators, research coordinators, members of the Research Professionals Network, and other health professionals working on human subjects research are encouraged to attend this meeting. The discussion will include:

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 12:00 to 13:00

The role of the protein C pathway and histones in the control of coagulation and inflammation

Charles Esmon, PhD | Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, the Department of Pharmacology and the Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecture.

The Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series features the most outstanding scientists from around the world for a monthly, college-wide lecture. Speakers are invited by basic research and clinical departments, as well as research centers and educational programs, ensuring topics of broad interest in a wide variety of areas.

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 16:00

ICTS 7T Neuroimaging Symposium

ICTS - 7T Neuroimaging Symposium (Downloadable brochure available below)

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 08:15 to 12:45

REDCap Hands-On Training Lab

REDCap is a secure, easy to use, web-based application for building and managing data entry forms, online surveys, and associated databases that is being widely used by researchers on campus.  To help you get started, a REDCap Hands-On Training Lab is scheduled at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2013, in GH W433 in the NCEC. Please contact with any questions. To register, submit the following form: 


Fri, 09/06/2013 - 13:00

REDCap Overview Training -- September 2013

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) is hosting REDCap General Overview Training.

REDCap is a secure, easy to use, web-based application that enables a researcher to rapidly build forms and the associated database for projects that require clinical data capture and/or surveys.

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 14:00

Conducting Quality Research with EPIC

ICTS Applications Developer Fred McClurg will provide an overview of how EPIC is currently being used for research purposes.

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:00 to 13:00

Software Carpentry Boot Camp

Software Carpentry is about gaining necessary tools for technical computing and the skills to wield them for greater productivity.  Task automation, version control, Python and shell scripting, databases:  these are some of the tools that make our lives easier.  Software Carpentry is also an organization that has been training researchers in science, engineering, and medicine in these tools since 1998.

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 09:00 to Fri, 09/06/2013 - 16:30