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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 development of a molecular tool for the transfer of genes called adeno-associated viral (AAV) vectors.

Screening for Risk of Type 1 Diabetes: Steps Toward the Cure

Nearly 200,000 US children live with Type 1 diabetes.  Diabetes daily management requires regular blood sugar checks, monitored diets, and insulin therapy. Therapy costs and the number of persons affected by the disease both are steadily increasing. Disease prevention and cures are urgently needed.

Ashley Wilson  |  Oct 16, 2020

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 lab at IU School of Medicine is leading to new therapies for people living with this debilitating disease which causes tumors to grow on nerves.

Laura Gates  |  Jul 16, 2020

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 progression before it leads to a deadly cancer.

Laura Gates  |  Jul 16, 2020

Early Autism Evaluation Hubs are Changing the Diagnosis of Autism in Indiana

An Indiana University School of Medicine interdisciplinary team is working streamline autism diagnosis in Indiana.

Ashley Wilson  |  Jul 06, 2020

IU researchers partner with IU Health on PPE donations

With all in-person research activities at IU School of Medicine limited to essential research, many laboratories don’t need as many materials as usual, presenting an opportunity for researchers to assist front-line health care workers by donating PPE items.

Ben Middelkamp  |  Apr 21, 2020

Life in the lab during COVID-19

Research analyst and lab manager Katrina Co talks about life in the lab during research hibernation at Indiana University School of Medicine during COVID-19.

Sara Buckallew  |  Apr 20, 2020

Thank you, grad students: An open letter from the Wells Center

Investigators at the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research recognize and thank their graduate students.

Sara Buckallew  |  Apr 09, 2020

Trio tackles leukemia

Whether finding new targets or discovering better therapies,  three investigators are working to tackle the most common type of pediatric cancer.

Sara Buckallew  |  Mar 25, 2020

Top 10 recipients of NIH funding for federal fiscal year 2019

Liana Apostolova, MD, MSc, FAAN, and Apoorva Sanjay Bharthur At Indiana University School of Medicine, the 2019 fiscal year set another record for NIH-funded research, with the school’s faculty attracting federal support for research targeting Alzheimer’s disease, pediatric health, global research and more. Here are the projects that were awarded the largest grants: 1. Longitudinal […]

Anna Carrera  |  Jan 28, 2020