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IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the U.S. and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The school offers high-quality medical education, access to leading medical research and rich campus life in nine Indiana cities, including rural and urban locations consistently recognized for livability.

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IU School of Medicine researchers to present respiratory therapy advancements at ATS 2024

IU School of Medicine researchers led by Benjamin Gaston, MD, will showcase promising respiratory disease research at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2024 International Conference and ATS 2024 Respiratory Innovation Summit (RIS), May 17-22 in San Diego, California.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 17, 2024

IU School of Medicine graduates new health care professionals

Indiana University School of Medicine honored the Class of 2024 graduates with a commencement ceremony Friday at the Indiana Convention Center.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 10, 2024

Biomarker found to help identify cells that can repair damaged blood vessels

Researchers have discovered a protein marker to help identify cells able to repopulate in patients with damaged blood vessels. Their findings, recently published in Circulation, could lead to new therapies for people with endothelial dysfunction, a type of disorder that contributes to coronary artery disease that may occlude with plaque and lack ability to carry sufficient blood into the heart tissue causing a heart attack.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 07, 2024

$2.7 million grant to explore hypoxia’s impact on blood stem cells

Indiana University School of Medicine scientists are on a mission to understand why hematopoietic stem cells, responsible for producing all types of mature blood cells, exhibit better responses in a low-oxygen environment within the bone marrow, also known as hypoxia.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 25, 2024

Newly discovered alteration of brain network condition could possibly predict extremely painful vaso-occlusive crisis in patients with sickle cell disease

A new study led by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers found a brain network condition called “explosive synchronization” could be the cause of extreme pain crises in people with sickle cell disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 24, 2024

IU researchers receive $4.8 million grant to study the role of misfolded protein TDP-43 in neurodegenerative diseases

A new $4.8 million grant will support researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine and the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology to study how human neurodegenerative diseases are affected by the misfolding of the protein TDP-43.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 23, 2024

$4.7 million award to help researchers prevent adolescent alcohol use

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers recently were awarded $4.7 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to further the study of caregiver intervention in reducing adolescent alcohol use and other substance use disorders (SUDs).

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 18, 2024

Early administration of anti-seizure medication may improve traumatic brain injury patient outcomes

Administering anti-seizure medications to patients after they experience a mild or moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI) could reduce their risk of having a seizure in the first seven days post injury, according to a new study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers recently published in JAMA Neurology.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 15, 2024

High-resolution images reveal similarities in protein structures between Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome

A new study recently published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology uses leading-edge cryo-electron microscopy imaging technology to determine whether differences exist between the protein structures in those with Alzheimer’s disease and those with both Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 29, 2024

Five IU School of Medicine faculty honored among nation's top physician-scientists

Five Indiana University School of Medicine faculty have been recognized among the nation's top physician-scientists as 2024 members of the Association of American Physicians (AAP) and the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 26, 2024