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Stories Tagged "research"

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Nancy Andreasen - National Medal of Honor Winner - Brain Researcher (#1212)

posted on November 26, 2008 at 2:33 PM

Nancy Andreasen - National Medal of Honor Winner - Brain Researcher  (#1212)
Iowa Public Television visited with the University of Iowa professor in January of 2002 to discuss her work with schizophrenia which earned her the National Medal of Science in 2000, one of only a dozen such awards ever given. 07:33 Read More »

Discussion: Iowa Biotech Businesses (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM

Discussion: Iowa Biotech Businesses (#139)
Mike Tramontina, Director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development and Doug Getter, Executive Director of the Iowa Biotechnology Association discuss the advantages and disadvantages of biotech businesses on Iowa's economy. Read More »

The Business of Biotech in Iowa (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM

The Business of Biotech in Iowa (#139)
As many manufacturing jobs move off shore to other countries with cheaper labor forces, states are seeking to grow new industries. An important sector is the field of life sciences. It’s a rapidly developing field in which Iowa historically has... 05:00 Read More »

New Heart Disease Research & Technology (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 2:09 PM

New Heart Disease Research & Technology  (#106)
Researchers at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are investigating whether a patient’s own stem cells can be used to repair cardiac arteries, helping to restore vital blood flow to the heart itself. 03:46 Read More »

Emotional Wellbeing & Heart Disease (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Emotional Wellbeing & Heart Disease (#106)
Stress and how we react to it may be a greater risk factor for heart problems than even high blood pressure and high cholesterol. 04:33 Read More »

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