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Transitional States

Immunotherapy holds tantalizing promise for treating all forms of cancer. Now, Huda Salman is trying to harness it at IU School of Medicine. And it starts with getting a clinical trial off the ground.

Matthew Harris  |  May 03, 2022

Mateusz Opyrchal Wants to Push Immunotherapy's Potential — Gently

Harnessing the immune system offers a path to fighting triple negative breast cancer. Yet it also requires the researcher to balance wiping out disease without causing it to attack the body.

Bobby King  |  Apr 16, 2022

'There was too much to learn': Remembering Hal Broxmeyer

The pioneer of cord blood transplantation was dogged in every pursuit—as a scientist, a mentor, a colleague, and as a father. He also leaves behind an indelible impact on the patients saved by his work and at IU School of Medicine.

Matthew Harris  |  Feb 14, 2022

Let's Do What We've Got to Do

Eamon Eccles faced his own mortality as a cancer patient. It taught the future physician a few things about empathy.

Laura Gates  |  Nov 19, 2021

Research Saves Lives

Stephanie Pemberton saw the impact cancer research had for others—and experienced it herself after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Bobby King  |  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

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

Bold is Better for Kelvin Lee

The new head of IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center was enticed by goals to cure triple-negative breast cancer, pediatric sarcoma, and multiple myeloma.

Bobby King  |  Nov 10, 2020

The Gift of Flexibility

The Walther Cancer Foundation's long-standing support continues with vital investments in research and bioinformatics.

Bobby King  |  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.