Research News and Updates

IACUC conference a success

On June 14, Des Moines University’s Office of Research and Continuing Medical Education departments hosted IACUC Approval in the Ever Changing Research Environment. Guests included IACUC members, investigators, center directors, and administrators from Des Moines University, Iowa State University, Grinnell College, Simpson, North Dakota State University, University of Iowa, USDA – National Animal Disease Center, and industry. […]

— Vanessa Ross

Free CME offered by the Mayo Clinic

The Des Moines University Office of Research invites you to participate in a series of online professional development research courses developed by the Mayo Clinic. The series focuses on research foundations that underlie practice improvement efforts. Research categories include advanced research methods, research and the community, research proposal process, statistical concepts, statistics and informatics software, […]

— Anna Hudson

Recent DMU Research Successes

Many Des Moines University faculty members and students were recognized for their recent presentations, publications and awards. Faculty names are in boldface. David Rettedal (DPM ‘13) and Dr. Vassilios Vardaxis received the first place award at the 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine in Orlando for […]

— Mollie Lyon

A supportive, rigorous research environment

DMU operates under high ethical standards to earn and sustain the trust and respect of the public, research participants and the research community. Its Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee that is mandated by federal law to review and approve all research that involves human subjects. The IRB’s purpose is to protect human subjects’ […]

— Mollie Lyon