News and Events

The Department of Medicine at IU School of Medicine offers educational programs and special events throughout the year and is regularly featured in local and national news. Stay up-to-date on research news by subscribing to the Research Updates blog; other blog categories are available as well. Find details about department events on the Department of Medicine calendar.

Event: Annual Harry and Edith Gladstein Visiting Professor Lecture

Through a generous $1.2 million gift to Indiana University, the Gladstein family helps fund research on the link between cancer and genetics. The gift, named in honor of Harry and Edith Gladstein by their son Andy, enabled the IU School of Medicine to establish the Harry and Edith Gladstein Chair in Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics and annual Gladstein lecture, which highlights the dramatic advances made in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer by genomic science.

News: Kovacs elected to national leadership posts

Q.E. and Sally Russell Professor of Cardiology Richard Kovacs has been elected to leadership posts of the American College of Cardiology. Kovacs will serve as Vice President for the 2018-19 year and as President in 2019-20. Kovacs’ selection follows a long line of Krannert Institute of Cardiology faculty members in leadership posts, including Douglas Zipes. Dating back to 1949, the ACC’s mission is to improve cardiovascular health through education, research, quality care and health policy.

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