IU School of Medicine–Indianapolis is a state-of-the art research campus that includes in vitro, in vivo bench research and translational research as well as clinical trials.

Research Facilities

Excellent core facilities, including proteomics, microarray, animal CT, PET, MRI imaging, molecular imaging, knock-out/transgenic animal, pathology, immunohistochemistry and vector are accessible to laboratories on campus to facilitate medical research. The Department of Surgery currently has premium laboratory space in the Medical Science Building and the new Research 3 Building.

Additional research space for the Department of Surgery exists in the Medical Research and Library Building (IB) that contains two large animate operating rooms dedicated to the Department of Surgery and houses the Department of Surgery Center for Advanced Surgical Technology.

Surgery Resident Research

Research residents in surgery are exceedingly productive during their research years and have been recipients of multiple awards and honors. The Department of Surgery is understandably very proud of its resident achievements in research, and their research is showcased in multiple forums on the IU School of Medicine—Indianapolis campus, including the Surgical Research Forum, JK Berman Program, Grand Rounds, and Visiting Faculty Programs throughout the academic calendar year. In addition, the Department of Surgery fully supports presentation of resident work at regional and national meetings, and publication of their work in quality, peer-reviewed journals.

The IU School of Medicine Department of Surgery faculty is actively involved in a myriad of clinical projects independently, in the setting of national trials as well as with collaborators at Indiana University, Purdue and Notre Dame.