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Delaying diabetes: new treatment makes its mark in Indiana

In August 2023, a Riley Hospital for Children patient became the first child in Indiana to receive teplizumab, a groundbreaking therapy that delays the onset of stage 3 type 1 diabetes by an average of three years. The treatment received Federal Drug Administration approval in November 2022, three years after Indiana University School of Medicine researchers conducted clinical trials and published data that helped lead to the FDA’s decision.

Jackie Maupin  |  Sep 25, 2023

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Two Assistant Professors Awarded INAAP Awards

Each year the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (INAAP) accepts nominations for various awards. This year, two assistant professors in the Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University

Salem Padgett  |  Sep 14, 2023

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Mexican American siblings share what it means to become doctors

Siblings Alejandra and Hugo Rodriguez share the experiences that influenced their passions, leading both to pursue medical degrees at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Laura Gates  |  Sep 08, 2023

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Wells Center bestows scientists with awards to fuel pediatric research

The Wells Center for Pediatric Research has recognized several researchers with awards during their spring 2023 round of funding to support five promising projects focused

Jackie Maupin  |  Aug 31, 2023

Three women watch a simulation from behind a women. In the room are a male physician and two young women.

Global Health Simulation Trains Pediatricians to Better Care for Patients

Your patient is a 15-year-old Burmese female adolescent who came in alone for her well-child check. She speaks Hakha Chin and an interpreter is needed.

Debbie Ungar  |  Aug 30, 2023

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IUSM Pediatric Coordinators Defining the Future of Pediatric Medical Education

For over 25 years, the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) has strived to ensure the health and well-being of all children by leading the

Salem Padgett  |  Aug 24, 2023

Wells Center Newsletter | August 2023

Catch up with the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research by reading our latest newsletter.

Jackie Maupin  |  Aug 17, 2023

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IU researchers uncover mysteries behind immune response to hemophilia A treatment

In a study published in Blood, researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine shed new light on the underlying causes of negative immune responses to

Jackie Maupin  |  Aug 10, 2023

From Third Year Resident to Indiana Poison Center Director

Gregory A. Wilson, MD was in the middle of his fellowship (today’s equivalent of being a third year resident) within the department of Pediatrics, when

Salem Padgett  |  Jul 26, 2023

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Future physicians and scientists take on summer research internships

More than 40 students joined the Wells Center summer internship, MPESC-Prep and IU-CCEH programs as interns at IU School of Medicine this summer.

Jackie Maupin  |  Jul 18, 2023