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Molecular Medicine in Action celebrates 25 years of inspiring young minds and fueling scientific passion

Molecular Medicine in Action's (MMIA) 25th anniversary symposium occurred on March 3 and 4, 2024, bringing 50 high school students across Indiana to Indianapolis. The program hosted by the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research provided an immersive experience, offering participants insights into several medical research fields and exposing them to a spectrum of career opportunities in science from a diverse group of IU experts.

Jackie Maupin  |  Mar 07, 2024

The Top 3 Reasons to Attend the 59th Annual Riley Childrens Health Pediatric Conference

Pediatricians, family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, residents, advanced practice providers, allied health professionals, and all other clinicians are invited to attend the Riley Children’s Health Pediatric Conference. Hosted by Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Riley Children’s Health, the conference will be held on May 8 – 9, 2024. The first day will be virtual via Zoom, and the second day will be in-person at University Tower in Indianapolis, Indiana. View the agenda or register.

Salem Padgett  |  Feb 19, 2024

Wells Center Newsletter | February 2024

February 2024 news and updates from the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research.

Jackie Maupin  |  Feb 15, 2024

Genetic detectives unlock 16-year mystery

IU’s Undiagnosed Rare Disease Clinic gains national distinction for expertise in diagnosing unknown genetic disorders as part of international investigative network.

Laura Gates  |  Feb 13, 2024

New study uncovers key cells in the heart’s link to several body systems

In a recent Nature Communications article, IU School of Medicine researchers collaborated with scientists from the UK, China and France on an investigation that uncovered an unexpected link between the cells in the heart and other systems of the body.

Jackie Maupin  |  Dec 14, 2023

Bench to Bedside: Ware leads integration of genetics into clinical care

Cardiovascular geneticist Stephanie Ware, MD, PhD, leads a growing department of genetics experts as genomic medicine is more broadly implemented into clinical care at IU Health.

Laura Gates  |  Dec 13, 2023

Wells Center Newsletter | November 2023

Keep up with the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research by reading our latest newsletter for updates on exciting research, recent grants, publications and much more!

Jackie Maupin  |  Nov 16, 2023

Andrea Conroy honored as 2023 Bailey K. Ashford Medalist 

In October 2023, Andrea Conroy, PhD, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine was honored with the prestigious Bailey K. Ashford Medal by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). This accolade celebrates her distinguished contributions to the field of tropical medicine. 

Jackie Maupin  |  Nov 15, 2023

Clinical trial presents a pill of promise for type 1 diabetes

In March 2023, 10-year-old Emmaline Swigert was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. Today, Emmaline is participating in an Indiana University School of Medicine-led clinical trial aimed at testing a pill that could help make life much easier for individuals like her living with the condition.

Jackie Maupin  |  Nov 13, 2023

From lab to market: Discoveries in Kelley Lab lead to new therapies for multiple diseases

Over the last 30 years, Mark R. Kelley has disclosed 61 inventions, been awarded 19 patents and launched a pharmaceutical startup. Now he's helping other IU innovators navigate commercialization for their lab discoveries.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 10, 2023