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A group of leading scientists is holding a mirror to the diabetes research community and calling for the improved support of its female constituents. Linda DiMeglio, MD, MPH, of Indiana University School of Medicine and Mark Atkinson, PhD, of the University of Florida, led a deep dive into the historical representation of women in the diabetes research community and that of women in influential positions among four major diabetes organizations.
National Centralized Repository for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (NCRAD) grant has been renewed for another five years with funding expected to total $30 million from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), within the National Institutes of the Health (NIH). NCRAD is led by Tatiana Foroud, PhD, Executive Associate Dean for Research Affairs at IU School of Medicine. Since 2018, NCRAD has been among the five largest grants awarded to IU School of Medicine.
A group of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Bloomington have developed a program called Multi-Omics Graph cOnvolutional NETworks (MOGONET) that integrates omics data – such as DNA, RNA and proteins – to help researchers get a comprehensive understanding of human diseases. MOGONET can identify potential biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease and cancers from the various omics data to predict which individuals may be at higher risk.
Scientists from Indiana University School of Medicine have created a new way to study how the retina transmits information to the brain, potentially providing a foundation to understand how the visual system develops and how its cells are damaged in diseases.
Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center has joined National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers and other organizations in a joint statement urging the nation’s health care systems, physicians, parents and children, and young adults to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination back on track.
Indiana University School of Medicine has named Reuben Kapur, PhD, as the director of the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research and the Department of Pediatrics vice chair for basic science research. Kapur has held the roles in an interim capacity since November 2019.