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Research Communications Manager
Anna Carrera is the research communications manager for Indiana University's Precision Health Initiative, IU School of Medicine and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. She joined the team in June 2019 after working as a TV news rep...
James Wood, MD, a pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatric infectious diseases, explains what doctors know today about the risk children face of getting and spreading the coronavirus and when vaccines might be available.
It’s been about a year since COVID-19 patients first flooded intensive care units (ICU) around Indiana. IU School of Medicine Bicentennial Professor W. Graham Carlos, MD, who also serves as the Eskenazi Health Chief of Medicine, spends most of his time in Eskenazi Health’s ICU and has watched several surges during the last few months.
At Indiana University School of Medicine, the 2020 fiscal year set another record for NIH-funded research, with the school’s faculty attracting federal support for research about Alzheimer’s disease, genomic-guided therapies, cancer research and more.
Cynthia Brown, MD, who leads the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study at the IU School of Medicine, is being featured in a new short-form documentary by BBC News. The video also includes study participants Joe Morris and Mia McLendon.
A surgeon, IT worker and retired manufacturer are among the participants in the IU School of Medicine late stage clinical study of an investigational COVID-19 vaccine known as AZD1222. They spoke with members of the media during a virtual press conference, where lead researcher, Cynthia Brown, MD, also gave updates about progress made in the study so far.
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have contributed to four studies published in one journal, all related to their research, designed to eliminate malaria in the Eastern Africa country of Kenya. These studies involved about 8,000 people over ten-years, looking at how insecticide-treated bed nets impact disease transmission, tracking disease hotspots, and analyzing antibody profiles against disease in participants over time.
Indiana University School of Medicine is pleased to welcome new faculty member, Weidong Xiao, PhD, a world-renowned authority in gene therapy. Xiao’s expertise includes the development of a molecular tool for the transfer of genes called adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors.
The 2020 Showalter Scholars were announced during a virtual event on September 29. The program was created to support faculty whose scientific expertise and productivity have resulted in significant contributions to the IU School of Medicine and the greater research community.
Liana Apostolova, MD, MSc, FAAN, and Apoorva Sanjay Bharthur At Indiana University School of Medicine, the 2019 fiscal year set another record for NIH-funded research, with the school’s faculty attracting federal support for research targeting Alzheimer’s disease, pediatric health, global research and more. Here are the projects that were awarded the largest grants: 1. Longitudinal […]