Abel to lead Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Ted Abel University of Iowa leaders Aug. 4 announced the appointment of Ted Abel as director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Abel comes to the UI from the University of Pennsylvania, where he serves as the Brush Family Professor of Biology in the Penn School of Arts and Sciences and co-director of the Biological Basis of Behavior Program. He also directs a graduate training program in behavioral and cognitive neuroscience. Abel has been a Penn faculty member since 1998. In his new role at the UI, Abel will build a collaborative community of scientists and clinicians to foster interdisciplinary research and training in neuroscience and to support translational research in disorders of the brain and nervous system. The Iowa Neuroscience Institute is based in the Pappajohn Biomedical…


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