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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 patients...

Sara Buckallew • Date: 3/26/19

IU researchers develop clinical trial for heart disease

Two faculty members at Indiana University School of Medicine are looking to improve the...

Marco Gutierrez • 2/28/19

Tyler Trent with IU School of Medicine researchers.

Tyler Trent on the importance of research

Photo: On Dec. 19, 2018, IU School of Medicine faculty Jamie...

Andrea Zeek • 1/9/19

The picture is of Linda Mozzone, a woman who was diagnosed with XLH at age 2.

XLH patient says new drug is giving her hope for the future

At 55 years old, Linda Mozzone says she’s getting a second chance at life,...

Christina Griffiths • 9/10/18

If not me, then who?

If not me, then who?This simple yet powerful adage is what fuels the research...

Sara Buckallew • 2/28/18

What is an Orphan Drug?

Orphan Drugs: Developing Treatments for Rare Diseases

According to the FDA, millions of Americans are currently affected by more than 7,000...

Aaron Carroll • 2/28/18

Dr. Christopher James on the Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence

By: Dr. Christopher JamesIndiana University School of Medicine is making strides in a variety...

Em Collins • 2/28/18

A Breath of Fresh Air for Research

At 7 years old, Stephanie Davis knew exactly what she wanted to be...

IU School of Medicine • 2/27/18

Rare Disease: How Common is the Uncommon?

What defines a rare disease? In the United States, a rare disease is defined as...

IU School of Medicine • 2/27/18