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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

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