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IU researcher leads NEI-funded multi-institutional project studying survival of human stem cells in glaucoma model

An Indiana University School of Medicine researcher is among a select group of scientists whom the National Eye Institute has funded to develop models to gauge the survival and integration of regenerated cells to treat degenerative and blinding diseases.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 07, 2021

NCAA, Department of Defense CARE Consortium receives $42.65 million to launch next phase of concussion study

The world’s most comprehensive concussion study is being expanded with a boost of nearly $42.65 million in new funding, aimed at following athletes for a decade after injury—examining the impacts of head injuries after graduation. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 07, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers discover ties between COVID-19 and bone loss

Researchers in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can cause quick and significant bone loss—even when infections are mild.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 05, 2021

Cancer center researchers part of a collaborative $12.4 million SPORE grant from National Cancer Institute

Two Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers are now part of a prestigious Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 28, 2021

IU School of Medicine names new chair to lead Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science

Indiana University School of Medicine has appointed Kun Huang, PhD, as chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science, effective October 1, 2021. Huang brings a tremendous amount of research, education and leadership experience to the role. He currently serves as vice chair for data science and professor with the department. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 09, 2021

IU researcher member of expert panel on Alzheimer's disease drug

When the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of the drug aducanumab to treat Alzheimer’s disease in early June, leaders in neurodegeneration research quickly created an expert panel to issue guidance to physicians on how to best administer the drug.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 08, 2021

IU School of Medicine's Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center awarded additional $15 million in funding from the National Institute on Aging

Indiana University School of Medicine is pleased to announce its Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (IADRC) grant has been renewed for another five years.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 07, 2021

IU cancer researcher unlocks new approach for possible pancreatic cancer treatment

Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified how restoring a missing molecule in pancreatic fibrosis could help deliver treatments to cancer cells.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 31, 2021

IU School of Medicine study shows link between head injury and Alzheimer’s disease

New research from Indiana University School of Medicine shows that the presence of neurodegenerative proteins is associated with common head injury among the general population.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 24, 2021

Researchers receive multi-million dollar grant to study early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

A new $11.2 million grant coordinated by the Indiana University School of Medicine from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) will support an international collaboration on multiethnic genomic analysis and advanced brain imaging and other biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 18, 2021