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IU School of Medicine researchers launch statewide COVID-19 immunity study

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are launching a new study today to find out how immunity to COVID-19 can develop and change over time in children and adults who live in Indiana. The study is called DISCOVER, which stands for “Development of Immunity after SARS-CoV2 Exposure and Recovery.” Led by Chandy John, MD, and Alka Khaitan, MD, the study will look at four different groups of individuals.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 28, 2020

Founder of MSMS program George H. Rawls passes away at age 91

George H. Rawls, MD, Indiana University Clinical Professor Emeritus of Surgery and founding director of the Master of Science in Medical Science program at IU School of Medicine, passed away on Saturday, May 16, at age 91.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 15, 2020

IU School of Medicine celebrates Class of 2020 with virtual graduation ceremony

Members of the Indiana University School of Medicine Class of 2020 were honored Friday, May 15, during a virtual graduation recognition ceremony. Typically held at the Indiana Convention Center's Sagamore Ballroom, this year's event took place in the form of a Facebook livestream, and featured a keynote address by VADM Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH -- U.S. Surgeon General and an IU School of Medicine alum. 

IU School of Medicine  |  May 15, 2020

IU study tracks COVID-19 spread in pediatric dialysis unit

As COVID-19 continues its sweep around the globe, dialysis units have continued to be hotspots for the virus’ spread. Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine hope to combat that threat, through a novel study published May 14, 2020 in JAMA.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 14, 2020

IU cancer researcher earns $1.6 million NCI grant for multiple myeloma bone disease therapies

An IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher has been awarded a five-year, $1.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study ways to build bone and decrease tumor growth in multiple myeloma bone disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 11, 2020

Cancer center researchers identify checkpoint target for colorectal cancer immunotherapy

Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a target for colorectal cancer immunotherapy.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 07, 2020

IU School of Medicine assistant professor leads the call for recovered COVID-19 blood donations after contracting disease himself

Indiana residents who have recovered from COVID-19 can donate blood for research that will help improve testing, develop treatments and better understand the resulting health complications from the disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 05, 2020

Types of vitamin E consumed by children linked to lung function

What we feed our young children—including certain baby formulas—could be interfering with the healthy development of their lungs. Researchers examined the effects of different forms of vitamin E on lung development during early childhood. They found that too much of one form could be detrimental to growing children.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 27, 2020

First study assessing active COVID-19 in asymptomatic people launched by IU School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are launching a community-based study today to find out how many people in Marion County who aren’t currently showing symptoms have COVID-19.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 23, 2020

Researchers develop publication with collaborator quarantined in China during COVID-19 outbreak

IU School of Medicine scientists published research in Nature Communications this week, overcoming significant obstacles of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 15, 2020