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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

Science and stanzas: IU researcher honors life’s little moments in poetry

You may not expect a poetry reading at a meeting full of scientists, but that’s what happened at this year’s annual American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) conference. There, Indiana University School of Medicine’s Chandy John, MD, delivered an address that did more than recap the accomplishments of his tenure as the organization’s […]

Sara Buckallew  |  Dec 20, 2019

Experts answer the internet's most searched questions about Type 1 diabetes

Jamie Felton, MD; Heba Ismail, MD; and Jason Spaeth, PhD, all study and live with Type 1 diabetes. As experts on the topic, they’ve sat down to answer some of the internet’s most searched questions about Type 1 diabetes: Video transcript: JF: Sorry. [ragtime piano music] JF: Hi, I’m Jamie Felton. JS: I’m Jason Spaeth. […]

Sara Buckallew  |  Nov 14, 2019

Wells Center recognizes scientists with Translational Awards

Four scientists at the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research received Translational Awards from the center to help fund their promising projects. Impact of tau-mediated acute brain injury on long-term neurocognitive impairment in severe malaria Dibya Datta, PhD, assistant research professor of pediatrics and member of the Infectious Diseases and Global Health research group […]

Sara Buckallew  |  Oct 15, 2019

New director has mind for science, heart for learning

Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD, isn’t kidding when she calls herself a “lifelong learner.” For Evans-Molina, the newly appointed director of the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases (CDMD), this pursuit of knowledge has held true in 2019 with an ambitious New Year’s resolution: learning to play piano. “I wanted to challenge myself to do something […]

Sara Buckallew  |  Oct 09, 2019

Childhood cancer survivor, future pediatric oncology nurse

When Tatum Parker was about to turn 6, she woke up in the night with terrible pain in her leg. Her parents took her to the emergency department, but rather than a broken leg or injury, Tatum had a large tumor on her right femur. Her pediatrician immediately recommended Riley Hospital for Children at IU […]

Alyssa Geisler  |  Aug 05, 2019