Class of 2016

Celebrating the Class of 2016

Des Moines University awarded 472 degrees in nine programs at the 116th annual Commencement Ceremony on May 28. Family, friends, …

Bohlson targets lupus with $453,000 NIH grant

For the next three years, Suzanne Bohlson, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and immunology at DMU, will expand on her …

Should researchers be required to get your consent to use your cells?

  Let’s say you’ve had a blood test, a biopsy or surgery. Did you know that any cells or tissues …
Kim Tran, M.D., Ph.D., right, supervises several student researchers at a time. They’ve included Vahe Matnishian and Robert Clements, back row; Lara Terry, now a doctoral student at the University of Rochester, and Briana Gebert-Oberle, now a research assistant in DMU’s physiology/pharmacology program. She and Terry completed the program this past summer.

M.S. program prompts probing investigations

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
DMU Research Symposium 2015

DMU Research Symposium probes ethics, awards presentations

The more than 500 graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members, staff, residents and other researchers who attended the 2015 DMU …

DMU researchers attract grants with diverse research

Julie Meachen, Ph.D., is fascinated by carnivores and willing to spelunk to find their remains. Her explorations in Wyoming’s Natural …
Probing depression and its links to pain are student and faculty researchers Bradley Lamb, Jessica Kline, Jeremy Kapuscinski, LiLian Yuan, Ph.D., Vanja Duric, Ph.D., and Misty Carder.

Yuan battles depression with NIH grant

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
Applicants come dressed to impress on Interview Day at DMU.

Tried-and-true tips to ace your interview

Interview season begins next month at Des Moines University! The campus community loves meeting our applicants and showing them how …
DMU partnered with Tech Trek to make science cool for girls.

Tech Trek campers get a taste of medical school

This summer, the Simpson College branch of Tech Trek, an experiential summer camp backed by research and designed to make science, technology, …

Wauson awarded $200,000 for cardiovascular research

Eric Wauson, Ph.D., has been awarded more than $200,000 by the American Heart Association (AHA) to fund his research into autophagy …
Commencement 2015: Ceremony

Let’s celebrate the Class of 2015

The DMU campus was alive and well during this year’s DMU Commencement week festivities. Click the image below each event to view more …

Biomedical sciences students win awards at Iowa Physiological Society Meeting

Des Moines University was well represented at the 20th Annual Iowa Physiological Society Meeting held on campus on Saturday, April …