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IU cancer center findings could reduce treatment-related complication for blood cancer patients

Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center published promising findings today in the New England Journal of Medicine on preventing a common complication to lifesaving blood stem cell transplantation in leukemia.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 07, 2021

Researchers learn to predict very preterm birth, neonatal complications in early pregnancy

Researchers are learning more about ways to predict the likelihood of newborn complications from early in pregnancy using samples provided by the Indiana University School of Medicine Building Blocks of Pregnancy Biobank.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 07, 2021

IU School of Medicine launches new regenerative medicine PhD program aimed at workforce development

Indiana University School of Medicine is excited to announce a new PhD program in regenerative medicine and technologies, a rapidly growing discipline which will shape the future of health care.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 05, 2021

Malaria chemoprevention reduces disease and death in children after being hospitalized for severe anemia

A group of researchers including Chandy John, MD, from Indiana University School of Medicine, published a study in the New England Journal of Medicine showing malaria chemoprevention reduces morbidity and mortality in children with severe anemia.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 02, 2020

IU School of Medicine researchers publish first scientific article dedicated to Tyler Trent’s donated tumors, his legacy

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have published their work about a specific type of childhood cancer in the peer-reviewed, international oncology journal, Cancers. This research involves a combination therapy that significantly slows tumor growth in models, which includes a model established from cells taken from tumors donated by Tyler Trent.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 01, 2020

Cancer center researcher receives $1.3 million grant to improve breast cancer treatment for Black women

An Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher is identifying the unique biology that may make Black women more susceptible to aggressive breast cancer.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 18, 2020

IU School of Medicine names new Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology chair

Alexander G. Robling, PhD, a professor, researcher and leader at Indiana University School of Medicine has been selected to chair the school’s Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology. His new appointment beings January 1, 2021. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 17, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine study underway at IU School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine announced today that several Hoosier volunteers are now enrolled in the late stage clinical study of an investigational COVID-19 vaccine known as AZD1222, taking place at IU Health University Hospital. Within days of announcing IU School of Medicine as one of the study sites, more than 3,000 Hoosiers created volunteer profiles through All IN for Health, a program of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI).

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 17, 2020

IU researcher receives $2.9 million for work improving effectiveness in lung cancer radiation therapy

An Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher has been awarded a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop a drug that could make radiation therapy far more effective.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 10, 2020

IU School of Medicine names new chair to lead Department of Anesthesia

Indiana University School of Medicine has announced a New York-based physician leader has been named the new chair of the Department of Anesthesia. David C. Adams, MD, will assume the role of department chair effective January 1, 2021 and will have oversight and responsibility for the program’s clinical, education and research programs. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 10, 2020