Featured Post

New publication means improved outcomes for children with Kawasaki disease

A new publication with contributions from an IU School of Medicine researcher could change the way doctors treat children diagnosed with Kawasaki disease. James Wood, MD, was the local lead investigator and one of the authors of a paper recently published in The Lancet: Child and Adolescent Health, called “Infliximab versus second intravenous immunoglobulin for treatment of resistant Kawasaki disease in the USA (KIDCARE): a randomised, multicentre comparative effectiveness trial.”

Anna Carrera  |  Nov 09, 2021

Read this story

Dana Mitchell and Excellence logo

Celebrating Excellence: IU School of Medicine student solves her own mystery illness

In 2019, Dana Mitchell, a fourth-year medical student at IU School of Medicine, was diagnosed with autoimmune encephalitis—a brain inflammation that wreaks neurological havoc. In

Laura Gates  |  Oct 26, 2021

Liana Apostolova, MD, Partners with CME University to Provide Alzheimer's Disease Course

Liana Apostolova, MD, Partners with CME University to Provide Alzheimer’s Disease Course

Glenda Shaw  |  Nov 16, 2020

Steven Rhodes

IU School of Medicine fellow named Collins Scholar for neurofibromatosis research

Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program invests in developing Steven Rhodes, MD, PhD, as a physician-scientist committed to studying NF1 and identifying new therapies to interrupt tumor

Laura Gates  |  Jul 16, 2020

Wade Clapp

Children's Tumor Foundation honors Clapp with prestigious award

Wade Clapp, MD, has received the Friedrich von Recklinghausen Award in recognition of his significant contributions to neurofibromatosis research and clinical care. Work in his

Laura Gates  |  Jul 16, 2020

Department of Neurology faculty Joanne Wojcieszek, MD, (left) and Elizabeth Zauber, MD, accept gift from Hanah Wolf on behalf of her grandmother.

Teen honors grandmother with fundraisers for Parkinsons research

High school senior delivers gift to support IU Parkinson's Disease Center of Excellence

Glenda Shaw  |  Jul 06, 2020

Miles For Myeloma 2

15th Anniversary of Miles for Myeloma

Forty-eight cyclists hit the road in October for the annual Miles for Myeloma ride. Rafat Abonour, MD, leader of the Precision Health Initiative multiple myeloma disease

Anna Carrera  |  Nov 07, 2019

Verba Family

“We knew if we were to get pregnant again, it would be a rocky road.” Patient with rare condition thanks faculty for saving son

When Krista Verba went through her first two pregnancies, she experienced minimal complications. But when it came time for baby No. 3, things were different.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jul 18, 2019

Dr Benson And Terry Baker

First patient to try FDA-approved drug for amyloidosis is thankful

​More than a decade has passed since Terry Baker first noticed signs of amyloidosis. Back in 2008, his toes tingled and felt swollen. He says

Anna Carrera  |  Jul 02, 2019

lettuce-web

Could lettuce help save a life? IU researchers think so.

Eat your vegetables. Research at Indiana University School of Medicine is putting a new spin on a familiar dinner table entreaty, offering hope to many

Sara Buckallew  |  Mar 26, 2019