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What are the key age-related differences in the reflex vasoconstrictor response in skin microvessels, and how are angiotensin II and Rho-kinase …
Aaron Shoskes, D.O.'18, presents his research at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting.

Aaron Shoskes, D.O.’18, explores link between chronic stress and gut bacteria

Aaron Shoskes, D.O.’18, gave a platform presentation titled “A possible link between chronic stress and the microbiome: a metagenomic analysis” at the …
Assistant Professor Muhammad Spocter teaches graduate-level neuroanatomy concepts to high school students who in turn help further his research.

High schoolers help advance canine brain research

It seems like a normal Friday morning in Muhammad Spocter’s neuroanatomy lab. Students are in their seats, intently listening to …
SCI CAN's Chris Norton and family present a $60,000 check to Katie Stevermer and Des Moines University representatives.

Stevermer receives $60,000 SCI CAN Foundation grant for mobility research

DMU took another step this spring in efforts to help people become more mobile: Catherine “Katie” Stevermer, P.T., Ph.D., GCS, …

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 …

Julie Meachen, Ph.D., awarded DMU’s first NSF grant

Congratulations to Julie Meachen, Ph.D., for securing the first National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to a Des Moines University …

Vanja Duric, Ph.D., Awarded $100,000 Grant

Vanja Duric, Ph.D., faculty member in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology in the College of Medicine was recently awarded a …

Exploring tomorrow’s medicine today

While he was an undergraduate at Creighton University, John Miller worked as a paramedic and became fascinated by diabetes and its complications. Later, …

DMU students, alums recognized for research

A record 67 researchers presented their work to students, faculty and health care professionals at the 2014 DMU Research Symposium on …

Faculty fossil hunters make global headlines

When Julie Meachen and Rachel Dunn went digging, so did media outlets around the globe: Both assistant anatomy professors spent part of …

2014 DMU Research Symposium an overwhelming success

On December 4, Des Moines University opened its doors to the community and hosted the fifth annual DMU Research Symposium. …

DMU research enterprise celebrates successes

The University’s research office recently compiled key accomplishments of those most curious on campus — faculty and students engaged in research …