Des Moines Public Schools receive grant to expand partnership with DMU

Des Moines University and Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) have a long-standing relationship that allows DMPS students to visit campus …

A world of pain

We are in a world of pain. From the prick of our first booster to the aches of arthritis, we experience …

Grapes, Red Wine and Prostate Cancer

On Friday, September 12, 2014, the Research Office presented the first session of this fall’s Friday Research Seminars Series. Hosted …

Parents, monitor your kids’ media

Children who are allowed to spend a lot of time watching TV and playing video games are more likely to gain weight, do …

Student researchers reach goals

On Friday, July 18, more than 80 people gathered to celebrate the conclusion of Des Moines University’s 2014 Mentored Student …

Spelunking for carnivores

It doesn’t take an extensive science background to quickly grasp Julie Meachen’s research passion. Just peruse the titles of her co-authored papers tacked up outside …

Grant writing workshop offers concrete insight and strategies

The Des Moines University Office of Research hosted Dr. John Robertson for a second grant writing workshop on June 20, …

Don’t just sit there – it could disable you

Active lifestyles, particularly those that include extreme sports, come with their risks. Just ask Russian freestyle skier Maria Komissarova, who …

DMU students win five of six awards at 2013 Research Symposium

The annual DMU Research Symposium was held on Thursday, December 5, and featured Laurel L. Haak, Ph.D., executive director of …

Dancin’ to your dissertation

I had the great pleasure on Dec. 5 of attending the DMU Research Symposium, which was an shining showcase of …

Finding ways to fight inflammation

Suzanne Bohlson, Ph.D., started doing research as an undergraduate at the University of California-Irvine, investigating how a circulating protein called C1q …