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Sibling team from IU School of Medicine publishes scholarly paper on how COVID-19 manifests in skin

Harjas Singh, a member of the IU School of Medicine Class of 2023, and his sister, Harleen Kaur, MD, a resident in internal medicine, used time off from the clinical and laboratory settings during the summer of 2020 to delve into the effects of COVID-19 on skin. While most medical scientists were focused on respiratory symptoms, Singh and Kaur were determined to document skin manifestations reported from around the globe.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 20, 2020

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Alzheimer's funding continues to grow at IU School of Medicine

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Over the past several years, the amount of funding for Alzheimer’s disease research has

Ben Middelkamp  |  Nov 12, 2020

IU Contact Tracing

As COVID-19 rates continue to rise, we need to continue to work together for the sake of our community.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 11, 2020

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IU School of Medicine psychologist studies injustice in treatment of youth with sickle cell disease

Amy Williams, PhD, is launching a two-year study to examine how ‘injustice appraisals’—a patient’s perception of injustice in their medical care—affects the physical symptoms and

Laura Gates  |  Nov 10, 2020

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Indiana University Racial Justice Research Fund helps IU School of Medicine researchers design anxiety study with enhanced cultural competence

Paul Musey, MD, is leading a study that asks: What role does race play in how an emergency room patient is approached? And, how does

Laura Gates  |  Oct 30, 2020

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IU School of Medicine recruits distinguished gene therapy expert through INCITE program

Indiana University School of Medicine is pleased to welcome new faculty member, Weidong Xiao, PhD, a world-renowned authority in gene therapy. Xiao’s expertise includes the

Anna Carrera  |  Oct 20, 2020

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2020 Showalter Scholars selected

The 2020 Showalter Scholars were announced during a virtual event on September 29. The program was created to support faculty whose scientific expertise and productivity

Anna Carrera  |  Oct 14, 2020

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Genomic medicine key to treating aggressive breast cancers disproportionately affecting African American women

Compared to white women, the lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is slightly lower for African Americans; however, the risk of dying from the disease

Laura Gates  |  Oct 09, 2020

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Tissue nanotransfection used to study exosomal cross talk between cells in wound healing new study reveals

Tissue nanotransfection, or TNT technology, is known for its ability to reprogram tissue within the body. Previous studies have used this technology to

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 09, 2020

Record-setting research submissions

IU School of Medicine is on track to set another research funding record in 2020. It's an amazing accomplishment when you

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 08, 2020