A call for headache study participants

Des Moines University is seeking participants for a research study about sinus headaches that offers compensation. The sinuses are air-filled …

Alumni, here’s a great way to give back

“Never stop learning.” This important message was among the many takeaways that Robert G. Smith, D.P.M.’99, M.Sc., R.Ph., C.Ped., CPRS, …
DMU Research Symposium 2016

DMU Research Symposium draws record number of abstracts

A record number of submitted abstracts, a keynote talk by a groundbreaking biochemist, excellent work by award recipients and lots …

DMU prof lands NIH grant to study diet, coronary heart disease

People have known for many years that what they eat can have a big impact, positive or negative, on their …
The extinct Gujarat primates appear to be most similar to the gray mouse lemur, above.

Twenty-five little bones tell a puzzling story about early primate evolution

Newly discovered primate bones appear to be the most primitive ever found A cache of exquisitely preserved bones, found in …
Mentored Student Research Program 2016

Summer research soars to new heights

Each year, graduate and undergraduate students from the local scientific community have the opportunity to apply to participate in an …

DMU professor reveals unexpected wolf in continental U.S.

Last summer, Julie Meachen, Ph.D., found herself up close and personal with a pack of large, aggressive predators with bone-crushing …
Pioneering students in the Class of 1986 showed osteopathic students were capable of advanced research.

From the Class Note mailbag: DMU researchers

Darwin Schossow, D.O., Rick Hecker, D.O., FAOCA, Don Benson, D.O., and Daniel Deavers, Ph.D., professor (now emeritus) of physiology and …
Fossil analysis shows that pregnant theropod dinosaurs, like the T. rex on the right, apparently developed medullary bone as do modern-day female birds.

Researchers discover pregnancy test for T. rex

A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Montana 68 million years ago may be the key to discerning gender differences between …
Mary Beth Scholand, M.D., presented at DMU Grand Rounds through a partnership between DMU CME and the France Foundation.

A diverse partnership for a difficult disease

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education was recently awarded a grant from the The France Foundation to provide the educational …

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 …