Researchers in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at IU School of Medicine pursue a variety of basic, translational and clinical research projects in the fields of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Studies are conducted in facilities located on the school’s Indianapolis campus, its affiliated hospitals and in collaboration with investigators in other IU School of Medicine divisions and centers and at other academic institutions. Division research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Veterans Affairs, non-profit organizations, foundations and industry.
Resources for the Division of Pulmonary Medicine include an RT-PCR machine, Thermal Cycler, Flow Cytometry equipment, an ECIS machine, Cytospin, Biosafety Cabinets and cell culture equipment, an Animal Procedure/Harvest Room, and a Flexivent PFT system. Additional study-specific resources are available in individual faculty PI labs.
T32 Research Training Program
The Division offers a T32 Research Training Program that is administered jointly with the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy and Sleep Medicine. Research fellows have the opportunity to pursue additional training through the Clinical Investigation and Translational Education (CITE) Program or the Translational Science Education Program.
Investigators in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine perform research in the following areas: