Anatomy word of the month: salpinx

Salpinx means “trumpet” in Greek , that is, a tube-shaped structure with a flared opening. The term is not used …

Annual DMU memorial service for body donors free, open to public

(Des Moines, IA) – On Friday, May 20, Des Moines University (DMU) will honor 57 Iowans who donated their bodies …

Attack of the body-snatchers

Students in DMU’s clinical programs and master of science in anatomy program are privileged to begin exploring the body and …

Under your skin

Ever wonder what your body looks like with no skin? Well, you’re in luck because the Science Center of Iowa …

Anatomy word of the month: pylorus

The “gatekeeper” in Greek. This ring of muscle tissue surrounds the juncture between the stomach and the first part of …

Des Moines University to award 499 degrees at 111th commencement ceremony

Des Moines University (DMU) will award 499 degrees at its 2011 Commencement service May 28 at 10 a.m. at Hy-Vee …

Anatomy word of the month: cadaver

“To fall”, “to perish” in Latin. Many terms are used for a dead body some more irreverent than others: the …

Feeding the students!

On March 9, 6 p.m., DMU’s Significant Others Support (SOS) organization will host “Feed the Students.” While SOS performs many …

Anatomy word of the month: crista galli

The “cock’s comb” is a wedge of bone found on the anterior floor inside of the skull in the midline. …

Free lecture series for athletes will focus on preventing injuries while training

The Des Moines University Clinic is kicking off the Athletic Power Hour five-part series on February 24. The series is …