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February 2024 Research Awards

February 2024 Research Awards

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 26, 2024

Rethinking care pathways: Improved outcomes for acute heart failure patients

A new study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers found that lower-risk acute heart failure patients have more days alive and out of hospital within 30 days when they are placed in an observation unit, or a short-stay unit, instead of being hospitalized.

Department of Emergency Medicine  |  Mar 25, 2024

World's largest concussion study marks 10 years

Thomas McAllister, MD, co-leads the CARE Consortium concussion study involving 53,000 collegiate athletes and military cadets.

Laura Gates  |  Mar 19, 2024

TBI-on-a-chip: West Lafayette medical student advances mentor's work with 'mini-brains'

Ed Rogers came to IU School of Medicine—West Lafayette with extensive experience in brain injury research as co-developer of an innovative technology, TBI-on-a-chip.

Laura Gates  |  Mar 19, 2024

Nominations sought for 2024 Showalter Scholars program

IU School of Medicine is seeking nominations for the 2024 Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust Fund Showalter Scholars Program.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 18, 2024

Nation's largest early-onset Alzheimer's study drives diversity

LEADS, led by Liana Apostolova, MD, has received $78 million in National Institute of Aging (NIA) funding since it launched in 2018. It's also the largest National Institutes of Health grant at IU School of Medicine in 2023 at $13.9 million.

Ben Middelkamp  |  Mar 13, 2024

Biostatistics Summer Workshop

Save the Date (June 10-21, 2024) for Advanced Statistics Summer Workshop

Lisa Gill  |  Mar 08, 2024

Reprogramming cell in adult central nervous system promotes regeneration of motor function axons after spinal cord injury

Led by Wei Wu, PhD, assistant professor of neurological surgery and a primary member of Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, the researchers discovered a connection between the reprogramming of NG2 glial cells and robust axonal regeneration after spinal cord injury.  

Ben Middelkamp  |  Mar 06, 2024

IU School of Medicine receives $3 million to study improving surgeon well-being, DEI

The Department of Surgery was recently awarded another $3 million grant from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) to continue studying ways to improve well-being and DEI in surgical residents and faculty across more than 200 hospitals in United States.

Christina Griffiths  |  Feb 29, 2024

Top 10 largest NIH grants funding research in 2023

Grants funding Alzheimer's disease, global health and opioid addiction research were among the largest NIH awards to the IU School of Medicine during federal fiscal year 2023.

Andrea Zeek  |  Feb 20, 2024