Researcher receives Aiming for a Cure Foundation grant

The Aiming for a Cure Foundation has awarded a University of Iowa cancer researcher a grant through Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI.

Barbara Stegmann, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Carver College of Medicine, was awarded a two-year, $60,000 award to study damage caused to the ovaries in girls and adolescents receiving chemotherapy. The grant was effective March 1.

The Aiming for a Cure Foundation raises funds to benefit pediatric oncology patients and families served by UI Children’s Hospital. For more information, visit