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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a communications coordinator for the Indiana University School of Medicine, where she supports the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Department of Ophthalmology. Having earned degrees in journalism and telecommunications ...
Arthur Willis, MD, values the education he received at the IU School of Medicine. He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington in 1962 and immediately enrolled at IU School of Medicine. Without the experience he gained while training at IU, Willis said he wouldn’t have been the well-rounded, quick-thinking ophthalmologist he was throughout his career.
SARS-CoV-2 can cause quick and significant bone loss—even when infections of the virus that causes COVID-19 appear to be mild.
Researchers in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine discovered that mouse models infected with the novel coronavirus lost approximately 25% of their bone mass within two weeks of contagion. They also found mouse models with a 63% increase in osteoclasts, the cells that cause bone to break down.
Orthopaedic surgeons hoping to use a common, minimally-invasive procedure to treat gunshot wounds to the hip must be aware that such surgeries come with a very high risk of complications, according to clinical research conducted by Indiana University School of Medicine faculty.
Richard Lindseth, MD, the George J. Garceau Professor Emeritus of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, died this month. He served on the faculty for more than 30 years. He was appointed department chair in 1995.
During her final year at the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis, Carly Chapman completed a special clinical rotation alongside L. Daniel Wurtz, MD, the orthopaedic oncologist who cared for her during her time with cancer.
To further educate children, teens and their families about strabismus and disorders like it, a 14-year-old from Columbus, Indiana has created an art and photography contest. She’s inviting young people from across the country to participate. The money she collects from the $5 entrance fees will be gifted to Indiana University School of Medicine to benefit pediatric clinical research in the Department of Ophthalmology.
Neovascularization is the root cause of a range of sight-stealing eye diseases. Researchers Timothy W. Corson, PhD, and Mark R. Kelley, PhD, are targeting Redox effector factor-1 (Ref-1) as a signaling node for treating blood vessel growth in the eyes.
Already an unwritten practice, internal medicine residents in the third trimester of pregnancy or within the first two months of delivery are now formally protected from being required to work long or overnight shifts.