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IU School of Medicine-Evansville faculty receives grant to lead new study on Alzheimer’s disease

An Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville faculty member has received a grant from the Alzheimer’s Association for new research to enhance detection of cortical atrophy in patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 28, 2022

New study from Indiana University shows patients with chronic kidney disease who have heart attacks should be offered invasive therapy, countering dominant practices

A new observational study of 141,000 patients suggests physicians should consider a different approach to treating one type of heart attack in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Led by Ankur Kalra, MD, from Indiana University School of Medicine, the study was recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 21, 2022

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory researcher named 2022 Watanabe Prize winner

Adrian Krainer, PhD is this year’s winner of the August M. Watanabe Prize in Translational Research and will be honored at the 2022 Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences (CTSI) Annual Meeting on Friday, September 16. Krainer is currently the St. Giles Foundation Professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 16, 2022

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

Leslie A. Hulvershorn, MD, has been named the new chair, after serving as co-interim chair of the department since June, 2021. A tenured associate professor at IU School of Medicine, Hulvershorn works as a child and adolescent and addictions psychiatrist. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 14, 2022

Eskew receives J.O. Ritchey Award

Phil Eskew, Jr., MD, a retired OB-GYN, emeritus professor at Indiana University School of Medicine, IU School of Medicine class of 1970 alumnus and former IU Trustee, was honored recently with the school’s J.O. Ritchey Award.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 31, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease blood test research at IU continues to advance the field with a community-based study

An Indiana University School of Medicine researcher is gaining ground on the development of novel, cutting-edge blood tests to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 31, 2022

IU cancer researchers refining colorectal cancer classification, identifying new targets for treatment using cutting-edge, single-cell technology

Analyzing nearly 500,000 single cells, researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center are refining how to classify colorectal cancer and identify new targets to develop effective therapies.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 23, 2022

New study from IU researchers finds strong association between the race of fellowship directors and the racial demographics of their programs

In a novel analysis of 9,153 first-year fellows and 243 program directors, a team of researchers led by Ankur Kalra, MD of Indiana University School of Medicine have uncovered compelling trends in the demographics of cardiovascular disease fellowship programs.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 23, 2022

Statewide study shows COVID-19 antibodies last longer in children than adults, but diminish over time

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are sharing the results of a study about how immunity to COVID-19 can develop and change over time.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 28, 2022

IU School of Medicine names first Walther Scholar in Psycho-Oncology

Indiana University School of Medicine has named Shelley Johns, PsyD, ABPP, the Walther Scholar in Psycho-Oncology.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 26, 2022