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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 women in the space program and is just 12 days shy of the overall 340-day record set by former astronaut Scott Kelly. But space exploration doesn’t come without sacrifice. In […]

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Mar 03, 2020

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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

Bianca Osuna

Meet the team: Bianca Osuna

Written by Bianca Osuna My name is Bianca Osuna. I am in my junior year at IUPUI studying neuroscience and psychology and am pursuing a

Caitlin VanOverberghe  |  Jan 10, 2020

H. Bettina

Meet the team: Hanisha Bettina

Written by Hanisha Bettina My name is Hanisha Battina and I am a sophomore at IUPUI this academic year. I am currently on the pre-medical

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 06, 2019

U. Dadwal

In my eyes: Ushashi Dadwal

Written by Ushashi Dadwal The Space Coast attracts many travelers to watch a rocket weighing more than 100,000 pounds and sitting on a massive amount

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 30, 2019

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Read all about it: Rodent research published

Written by Sue Samson A new research paper authored by the Kacena lab about data collected during the Rodent Research spaceflight in 2017 has just

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 23, 2019

Rachel Blosser

From My Eyes: Rachel Blosser

Written by Rachel Blosser Honestly, it’s hard to believe that the launch is over. When I started working in Dr. Kacena’s lab back in January

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 16, 2019

Ariane Z

Meet the Team: Ariane Zamarioli

Written by Ariane Zamarioli Hello everyone! My name is Ariane Zamarioli and I come from Brazil. I was a visiting assistant professor in Dr. Kacena’s

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 07, 2019