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According to a new study by Indiana University School of Medicine doctors, providing adolescents seeking birth control the ability to obtain a long-acting reversible contraceptive on the same day as their clinic visit could lead to significant cost savings for insurance providers. Published today in the journal “JAMA Network Open,” the study was the work […]
DALLAS, Aug. 22, 2019 — High-intensity step training that mimics real-world conditions may better improve walking ability in stroke survivors compared to traditional low-impact training, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal “Stroke.” “People who suffer strokes often have difficulty walking and impaired balance. Rehabilitation traditionally focuses on patients practicing low-intensity walking, […]
New research from the Alzheimer’s Disease Metabolomics Consortium (ADMC) and Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has uncovered novel connections between liver dysfunction and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), paving a new path toward a systems level view of Alzheimer’s relevant for early detection and ultimately for prevention. The study, published today in JAMA Network Open, was led […]
Winners and losers. How cancer cells bully normal cells in body. A study published today in “Nature” shines new light on the aggressive growth of cancer cells—and identifies a way to potentially make tumors more susceptible to chemotherapy. A team of investigators helmed by Dr. Rajan Gogna from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in […]
Data from the world’s most comprehensive concussion study is now publicly available in a repository aimed at providing traumatic brain injury researchers access to a wealth of new knowledge. The U.S. Department of Defense announced recently that data from the NCAA-DoD Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium is now available through the Federal Interagency […]
INDIANAPOLIS—The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today that a team of Indiana University School of Medicine researchers is joining a select group of scientists, computational biologists, software engineers and physicians as winners of the CZI Seed Networks for the Human Cell Atlas awards. The research group is led by Harikrishna Nakshatri, PhD, the Marian J. Morrison […]
Indiana University School of Medicine researcher Reuben Kapur, PhD, has received more than $1.8 million to research the mechanisms that lead to a rare blood cancer called acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Kapur will closely examine the interaction between certain cellular mutations believed to contribute to the development and relapse of AML. The grant was awarded by the National Cancer Institute and will support this project for the next five years. Kapur conducts his research at the Herman B Wells Center […]
A stalwart of Indiana University School of Medicine’s rich tradition of innovative excellence will be lending his expertise and experience to a group of scientists and researchers doing groundbreaking work in regenerative medicine. Mervin Yoder, MA, MD, has assumed the role of Director Emeritus for the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering. He joined […]
More than a billion people worldwide struggle with musculoskeletal conditions. From arthritis to back pain, these ailments are the second-leading cause of disability, and have the fourth-greatest impact on the overall health of the world population, according to the United States Bone and Joint Initiative. Investigators at the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health at Indiana […]
INDIANAPOLIS—Already established as a national leader in liver disease research, Indiana University School of Medicine has further cemented that status with the recent recruitment of three leading scientists to join the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Led by Gianfranco Alpini, PhD, the group also includes Heather Francis, PhD, and Fanyin Meng, PhD, who come to […]