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Members of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department spend a day volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank

About a dozen members of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s basic science faculty and staff spent a day volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank recently, helping sort through the cans and prepare them for distribution to those in need.

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Dec 21, 2022

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Grad Student Earns F31 Grant

A PhD student in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery earned a grant from the National Institutes of Health that will allow her to continue researching

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jun 01, 2022

Melissa Kacena, PhD, (right) poses for a photo with Olatundun Awosanya. Awosanya is a PhD student in Kacena’s laboratory, working on the COVID-19 studies for her thesis.

IU researchers study long-term effects of COVID-19 on bone growth

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

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Oct 04, 2021

Nicholas Thelen works with research equipment in the Gingery Lab, where he is studying as part of the IMPRS program.

IMPRS students take on summer research

Fourteen medical students are experiencing medical innovation first-hand as they work alongside several orthopaedic faculty members and conduct research as part of the Indiana University

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 15, 2021

Melissa Kacena poses with two other researchers. All three people are smiling and wearing protective coverall suits.

Megakaryocytes link researcher's bone-healing work to COVID-19

One Indiana University School of Medicine researcher is using her study of bone and fracture healing to better understand the effects of COVID-19 on the

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  May 26, 2021

Earth Observation Taken By Expedition 49 Crew

Record space flight inspires bone research at IU School of Medicine

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth recently after a record-setting 328-day stay on the International Space Station. The feat is an important milestone for

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 03, 2020

Mustufa Shaiek

Meet the team: Mustufa Shaiek

Written by Mustufa Shaiek My name is Mustufa Shaikh, and I am 25 years old. I recently graduated from IUPUI in 2017. During my undergraduate

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jan 22, 2020

Paulina Medina

Meet the team: Paulina Medina

Written by Paulina Medina Hello, everyone! My name is Paulina Medina, and I am a junior majoring in Health and Human Sciences with a minor

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jan 17, 2020

Stephen Mendenhall

Meet the team: Stephen Mendenhall

Written by Stephen Mendenhall My name is Stephen Mendenhall. I am a fifth-year neurosurgery resident interested in spine surgery. I joined Dr. Kacena’s lab in

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jan 14, 2020