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IU diabetes center produces big-impact research

IU diabetes researchers are part of an international team celebrating FDA approval of the first immunotherapy drug to delay the onset of Type 1 diabetes. Mentorship at the diabetes center plays a key role in research success.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 23, 2022

October Research Awards

October Research Awards

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 15, 2022

Researchers secure grant to better understand barriers to cancer survivorship for adolescents and young adults

A team of researchers at IU School of Medicine have received $100,000 in pilot funding to research how best to deliver cancer survivorship healthcare to adolescents and young adults in southwest Indiana.

Anna Carrera  |  Nov 03, 2022

Tucker Edmonds takes on systemic issues impacting health equity

Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds, MD, MPH, MS, recently stepped into a schoolwide leadership role as IU School of Medicine’s first associate dean for health equity research, aiming to build research programs that will help reduce disparities in health care delivery.

Laura Gates  |  Oct 28, 2022

Researchers study effects of malaria and preventative treatments in young children

Researchers are learning more about how children’s brain development may be affected when their mother has malaria while she is pregnant, as well as the effect of preventative treatments for malaria during pregnancy on children after birth. 

Anna Carrera  |  Oct 25, 2022

Microbiologist contributes to monkeypox virus testing

While identified cases of monkeypox trending across the U.S. are far lower now than when cases spiked significantly from mid-July to mid-August, Indiana residents can find some security in knowing that one of the main testing sites for the highly infectious disease is being done at Indiana University Health in a bio-secure lab.

September Research Awards

September Research Awards

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 18, 2022

Bioinformatics: Finding life-saving needles in enormous data haystacks

The analysis and interpretation of the data are where the true heart of scientific discovery lies. How to best store, organize, and analyze the mountains of information is a top-of-mind concern for most biological scientists. A primary solution to these challenges comes from a key tenant of computer science: informatics. Bioinformatics has been likened to finding needles in data haystacks, however, these needles are often lifesaving and the data haystacks are often unimaginably large.

Kyle Bone  |  Oct 13, 2022

IU School of Medicine hosts 2022 Showalter Trustee Meeting

On Monday, September 26, IU School of Medicine announced the 2022 recipients of the Showalter Scholar award.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 11, 2022