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Boning Up

Michael Econs helped find a treatment for one rare genetic condition. Now, he’s turned his attention to another: osteopetrosis.

Bobby King  |  Nov 21, 2021

Refining the Cure

Lawrence Einhorn pioneered a treatment for testicular cancer. Today, he strives to ‘lessen the burden’ it puts on patients.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 18, 2021

Lifting the Fog

Immunotherapy holds tremendous promise, but a researcher is exploring whether it plays a role in cognitive changes among cancer survivors.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 16, 2021

At First Glance

When Violet Refbord was born, glaucoma threatened to steal her vision. Her parents turned to pediatric ophthalmologists at Indiana University School of Medicine, where the latest advances in training and research have saved eyesight for five decades.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 15, 2021

Painful Bias

How does bias in pain management impact a patient’s well-being? How can we eliminate it among medical providers? A new study aims to find solutions.

Bobby King  |  May 26, 2021

The Search

Over the last 25 years, hundreds of clinical trials for drugs treating Alzheimer’s disease have failed. As the field takes stock, a team at IU School of Medicine hunts for new targets—and hope for patients.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

Healer, Mentor, Researcher, Leader

Wade Clapp helped discover treatments for a rare genetic disorder and paved a path for future physician-scientists.

Matthew Harris  |  Nov 10, 2020

MEDTalk 2020: Harnessing genomics, halting ALS, and finding freedom

Three presenters share how research and medical education at IU School of Medicine can shape a world of better health. 

After Early Success, IU Poised to Grow CAR T Program

The Tilley family’s experience shows the life-saving potential of immunotherapy—and underscores why Indiana University School of Medicine wants to scale up its staff to treat more patients.

Matthew Harris  |  Feb 19, 2020

Helping Babies to a Healthy Start

With a dozen community health workers, the WeCare program assists at-risk mothers in Indianapolis navigate pregnancy—and hopes the model could lower Indiana’s infant mortality rate.