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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

Easing Minds

Evansville natives Bill and Mary Stone committed $34 million for a center to find breakthroughs in mental illness.

Bobby King  |  Apr 01, 2022

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

'He always wanted to know you as a person'

Over his three decades at IU School of Medicine, Jack Bauer provided steady mentorship to graduate students. Now, a fund created by the former chair for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will help that spirit live on.

Matthew Harris  |  Feb 17, 2021

Tinker, Healer, Teacher, Researcher

Trained as an engineer, Kenneth Haselby's mental dexterity helped him become an adept anesthesiologist, thoughtful mentor to residents,  and a crucial member of Cook Medical's research and development arm. 

Chelsea McClellan  |  Jan 19, 2021

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

Get to Know: Mark Notestine

Switching jobs comes with wrinkles, but IU School of Medicine's new senior associate dean for development and alumni relations is navigating a complex transition. 

Bobby King  |  May 07, 2020

Giving of Themselves

Those who donate their bodies to IU School of Medicine help prepare healers to treat patients—a gift medical students strive to recognize.

Matthew Harris  |  Apr 08, 2020

Going the Extra Mile

Rafat Abonour’s commitment to curing multiple myeloma is unwavering. Each year, he leads a ride for a cure—a ritual that binds him closer to the patients he has lost and those he is trying to save.

Bobby King  |  Apr 08, 2020

Selling Out to Stop ALS

Sherry and Mike Sonneborn gave up their retirement home to fund research to halt the neurodegenerative disease.