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A Hearty Influencer: Cardiovascular Fellow builds following as advocate for diverse patient, student populations

Success and empowerment can only be found where support is plentiful. Courtland Blount, MD, strongly believes that – so much so that he’s set out to build a multifaceted support system, serving those near and far.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Feb 02, 2024

Meet the MSTP’s Elite 50 Recipients

Three MD/PhD students from the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) were recognized among this year's Elite 50 recipients, the best of the best among IUPUI's graduate and professional students.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 22, 2023

2023 PhD grad hopes to 'be part of a big win' in neurodegenerative disease

Lauren Hirschfeld, PhD, spoke at the Class of 2023 commencement ceremony May 8. Her advice to graduates: "Never stop asking, 'Why?'"

Laura Gates  |  May 08, 2023

A Conversation with Dr. D. Wade Clapp

A good mentor is a role model, a coach, an advocate, and a teacher. One of the bestlongtime Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) mentor D. Wade Clapp, MDand three current mentees sat down to discuss what they’ve learned from him and his advice for the future.

Lori Hart  |  Apr 10, 2023

First Reported Instance of Pseudoexon Inclusion Associated with Heterotaxy

MD/PhD student John Wells (GS4) details his recent research in the lab of Stephanie Ware, MD, PhD, in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 10, 2023

Krannert Biennial calls for cardiovascular research abstracts from young investigators

The Krannert Cardiovascular Research Center encourages all cardiovascular trainees, fellows and junior faculty at the assistant professor level to submit an abstract for the Young Investigator Competition at the inaugural Krannert Biennial.

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Apr 06, 2023

MPESC Student Attends IU School of Medicine Graduate School

Get to know Alejandro Tapia, a first year graduate student and one of the first members of the Medical Physician Engineers, Scientists and Clinicians Preparatory program (MPESC-Prep).

Sydney Gendron  |  Jan 04, 2023

Donor matches are made by IU Surgery resident Jackson Baril MD

When Indiana University School of Medicine general surgery resident, Jackson Baril, MD, was in college at University of Minnesota, he encountered a couple life-changing experiences: he registered for Be the Match to donate peripheral blood stem cells and decided to donate a kidney. 

The journey began innocently enough, as there was someone on campus to encourage people to sign up to donate bone marrow. And in a tissue engineering class, he learned about the need for organs. 

Angie Antonopoulos  |  Nov 30, 2022

New vision science course starting in spring 2023

Biology of the Visual System (OPHT-V783) is an elective course focused on the biochemical, molecular and cell biological basis of vision.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 08, 2022

MedNeuro student trains at prestigious summer fellowship

David Haggerty, a PhD student in the Medical Neuroscience Graduate Program at Stark Neurosciences Research Institute at Indiana University School of Medicine, has spent the summer as one of about two dozen fellows with Flagship Pioneering, a venture capital firm based out of Cambridge, Massachusetts that creates biotechnology, life sciences, health and sustainability companies. Flagship is best known for incubating Moderna, the company that developed one of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Ben Middelkamp  |  Aug 31, 2022