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Clapp elected to National Academy of Medicine

D. Wade Clapp, MD, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The group announced the election of 100 new members during its annual meeting on Monday, October 19, 2020. Election to the academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 19, 2020

Walther Cancer Foundation $11 million investment to expand IU-Purdue bioinformatics collaboration

The Walther Cancer Foundation will invest $11 million to advance collaborative cancer research at Indiana University and Purdue University by supporting scientists through bioinformatics — an increasingly critical aspect of their work.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 08, 2020

IU School of Medicine names new cancer center director, announces $15 million supporting gift from Walther Cancer Foundation

Indiana University School of Medicine has announced the hiring of a world-recognized medical oncologist and multiple myeloma researcher to lead the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, bolstered by a $15 million fund established by the Walther Cancer Foundation to support him in this role.   

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 07, 2020

IU researchers in nationwide network to study rare form of diabetes

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are participating in the Rare and Atypical Diabetes Network (RADIANT), a nationwide study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study seeks to discover new forms of diabetes, identify their causes, and understand how they differ from more common types of diabetes.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 06, 2020

IU School of Medicine names top neurologist to lead Department of Neurology

Indiana University School of Medicine has named Laurie Gutmann, MD, the new chair for the Department of Neurology. Gutmann also will serve as co-director of the Neuroscience Institute, an umbrella entity designed to facilitate collaboration among neuroscience disciplines at IU School of Medicine and IU Health.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 01, 2020

Kelley joins IU Ventures Investment Committee

Mark R. Kelley, PhD, is the newest member of the IU Ventures Investment Committee. Kelley, a professor of pediatrics and cancer researcher at Indiana University School of Medicine, was appointed by Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA, dean of IU School of Medicine and IU Ventures board member. Kelley succeeds Distinguished Professor Emeritus Mervin Yoder, MD, who served on the committee from 2014 to 2020.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 28, 2020

IU School of Medicine, partners receive $1.3 million to deploy collaborative statewide dementia care model

Supported by a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Indiana University School of Medicine and its partners have launched a 36-month venture to enhance, strengthen and expand supports for people with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and their caregivers in 34 Indiana counties.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 14, 2020

IU School of Medicine names new emergency medicine chair

Indiana University School of Medicine is promoting one of its own to serve as the next leader of the Department of Emergency Medicine. Peter S. Pang, MD, MS, will assume the role of department chair, effective October 1, and will have oversight and responsibility for the program’s clinical, education and research programs. He has served as interim chair since October 2019. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 08, 2020

IU School of Medicine selected for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

As researchers around the world work feverishly to discover a vaccine in the battle to prevent COVID-19, Indiana University School of Medicine has been selected as a site for a vaccine trial. Biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, in partnership with Oxford University, is moving forward with its late-stage clinical trial for a vaccine known as AZD1222

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 03, 2020

IU School of Medicine names Bicentennial Scholars

In honor of Indiana University’s bicentennial, IU School of Medicine is awarding 11 highly accomplished students with four-year scholarships and inclusion in a leadership development program involving the school’s top executives and esteemed faculty.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 02, 2020