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What's Next in the Fight Against Myeloma?

IU School of Medicine recruited leading researchers and is studying how a patient’s personal factors and environment play a role in the disease.

Bobby King  |  Apr 09, 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

Undaunted and Determined

A FEW years ago, Don Brown, MD, decided it was time to pull his teenage son away from video games and his regular perch on the couch. “I said, ‘Get up. We’re going to the local airport. When you were a kid you talked about wanting to fly airplanes. We’re going to learn to fly,’ ” Brown recalls. There was only one problem: Brown, an Indiana University School of Medicine alumnus and tech entrepreneur, is terrified of heights. As he sat […]

Karen Spataro  |  Jun 01, 2017

Revving Up the Immune System

The newly established Brown Center for Immunotherapy at Indiana University School of Medicine will discover innovative ways to deploy immune-based therapies to treat cancers and pioneer the use of this powerful technology in other diseases. “Immunology is the right place for a big investment. It is clear to me that this is the most exciting area in all of science,” said Don Brown, MD, a 1985 graduate of IU School of Medicine who made a $30 million gift to establish […]

Karen Spataro  |  Jun 01, 2017