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Wells Center welcomes Renzhi Han, PhD

The Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research welcomed a new principal investigator to the Gene and Cell Therapy research program. Renzhi Han, PhD, joined the Indiana University School of Medicine as professor of pediatrics in January 2023. The Han Lab’s research is focused on elucidating the molecular mechanisms of muscular dystrophy and developing novel therapeutic strategies to fight against devastating genetic diseases affecting skeletal and cardiac muscles.

Jackie Maupin  |  Jan 13, 2023

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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

Sydney Gendron  |  Jan 04, 2023

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Wells Center makes the season sweeter for Riley nurses and staff

Several faculty, staff and trainees from the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research generously donated funds to help make the season sweeter for all

Jackie Maupin  |  Dec 27, 2022


Pediatric researchers receive two new grants to support work based on Tyler Trent's tumor cells

Two new grants supporting osteosarcoma research have been funded at IU School of Medicine, building on work that has been previously established based on Tyler

Anna Carrera  |  Nov 28, 2022

Diabetes researchers Emily Sims, MD, and Anisha Gohil, DO, in the lab

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.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 23, 2022

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Evans-Molina inspires, mentors rising stars in diabetes research

With roots in West Virginia coal country, Carmella Evans-Molina never dreamed she would one day be a nationally recognized physician-scientist and director of the Center

Laura Gates  |  Nov 18, 2022

Julia LaMotte, PhD, Outstanding Faculty Commitment to Diversity Award

IU pediatric psychologist advocates for marginalized patient populations

Julia LaMotte, PhD, received the 2022 Outstanding Faculty Commitment to Diversity Award for her commitment to advancing DEIJ at IU School of Medicine. She aims

Laura Gates  |  Nov 10, 2022

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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

Anna Carrera  |  Oct 25, 2022

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Neonatologist Honored by Indiana Chapter of the AAP

Matt Lewis was honored with Indiana AAP Award in legacy of Edwin L. Gresham

Sydney Gendron  |  Oct 05, 2022