Current Research Studies at the University of Iowa

There are numerous ongoing research studies regarding schizophrenia and related disorders at UIHC. Here are a few that are currently recruiting participants:

  • “Senior Parent(s) providing support for adult children with Schizophrenia”
    • This study is looking to interview family members in which there is a parent (age 65) living with or meaningfully supporting an adult child (age >30) with schizophrenia in order better understand those relationships
    • Contact:  James R. Power  319-339-1958  james-power@uiowa.edu
  • Relapse Prevention Study
    • Compares treatment with oral vs. a long-acting injectible antipsychotic medication
    • Looking for individuals with schizophrenia who have had an acute episode or a relapse within the past year. 
    • Contact:  Jane Kerr  353-4955; jane-kerr@uiowa.edu
  • “Predicting Risk with Antipsychotics”
    • Specifically looks at cardiovascular risk factors and genetics in individuals who have been treated with any of the following drugs for 1-2 years, commonly used in schizophrenia:  risperidone (Risperdal), olanzapine (Zyprexa), or quetiapine (Seroquel)
    • Contact Dr.  Jess Fiedorowicz at 319-384-9267 jess-fiedorowicz@uiowa.edu