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Pappajohn Biomedical Institute

Seeking to understand the fundamentals of biology and disease and to extend our discoveries into real-life applications that improve human health

About the Institute

John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

From the PBI Director

The Pappajohn Biomedical Institute (PBI) is a scientific community seeking to understand the fundamentals of biology and disease and to extend our discoveries into real-life applications that improve human health.

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A cystic fibrosis mystery solved

New PBI research answers a question that has vexed cystic fibrosis (CF) researchers for almost 25 years: Why don’t mice with CF gene mutations develop the life-threatening lung disease that affects most people with CF? (more)

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