Academic Departments

IU School of Medicine is comprised of 26 academic departments that cover basic science and clinical science areas of medicine. More than 2000 faculty, 1400 medical students, 1100 residents and fellows, and approximately 200 graduate PhD students. The school’s relentless emphasis on advancing medical research to improve patient care and clinical outcomes inspires strong private-industry partnerships, generous funding and vital collaborations among faculty members, departments, other health science schools at Indiana University, and with other medical schools throughout the world.

Faculty at IU School of Medicine enjoy a collaborative professional environment, where research scientists and clinical physicians at all stages of their career work together to address the world’s most pressing health care challenges. The school’s Faculty Affairs and Professional Development programs along with a nationally recognized Continuing Medical Education program ensure that faculty in each department experience ongoing professional growth and development.

26
Academic Departments
1400
Medical Students
1100
Residents and Fellows
200
Graduate PhD Students
Chemo-Resistant Melanoma

Chemo-Resistant Melanoma

Research led by Samisubbu R. Naidu, PhD, research assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, focused on novel target for new anti-melanoma therapy.
New Cell Lines for Research

New Cell Lines for Research

Hong Du and Cong Yan, professors in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, developed myeloid-derived cell lines for more economical and reliable immunotherapy study.
Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

IU School of Medicine and Jackson Lab partner to create new Alzheimer's disease models that more closely mimic the human condition to test novel therapies.
Addiction Cravings

Addiction Cravings

Research led by David A. Kareken, PhD, professor of neurology, shows increased activity in a deep structure inside the brain is linked to craving for alcohol.