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'Big data' analysis reveals that androgens could benefit asthma

A group of researchers based at Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health has discovered that people who are clinically lacking androgen effects are three to four times more likely to have asthma than people in the general population.  

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 20, 2021

B cell activating factor could hold key to immune tolerance for hemophilia, study finds

A group of scientists have just made a key discovery that could prevent and eradicate immune responses that lead to treatment failure in about one-third of people with severe hemophilia A. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 15, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers develop blood test for depression, bipolar disorder

Worldwide, 1 in 4 people will suffer from a depressive episode in their lifetime. While current diagnosis and treatment approaches are largely trial and error, a breakthrough study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers sheds new light on the biological basis of mood disorders, and offers a promising blood test aimed at a precision medicine approach to treatment.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 07, 2021

IU exceeds several underrepresented population recruitment goals in COVID-19 vaccine study

Indiana University School of Medicine announced that of the thousands of participants who enrolled across the United States in the late stage clinical study of an investigational COVID-19, 530 Indiana residents participated in the study at the IU School of Medicine site.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 30, 2021

IU School of Medicine names new associate dean, director for West Lafayette campus

Matthew Tews, DO, MS, has been named the next associate dean and director for Indiana University School of Medicine in West Lafayette. The Midwest native currently serves as Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Dean for Educational Simulation at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University, providing leadership for their Simulation, Clinical Skills, Standardized Patient, and Research and Evaluation programs. He is also a practicing emergency physician.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 24, 2021

IU School of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2021

The wait is over for 337 Indiana University School of Medicine students who learned their residency futures during a virtual Match Day event on Friday, March 19, 2021. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 19, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers discover new potential for functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully reprogrammed a glial cell type in the central nervous system into new neurons to promote recovery after spinal cord injury—revealing an untapped potential to leverage the cell for regenerative medicine.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 05, 2021

IU School of Medicine receives Helmsley grant to study how to improve colonoscopy preparation drugs, methods for Crohn's disease patients

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust announced today it is awarding a grant to Indiana University’s School of Medicine to support a breakthrough study to inform evidence-based recommendations that could enhance the colonoscopy process for patients with Crohn’s disease. The grant, totaling $644,250, further advances Helmsley’s mission to improve the lives of people living with Crohn’s disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 02, 2021

Unexpected protein key to estrogen’s protective effect on right heart function, IU researchers find

For years, scientists have observed that women with pulmonary hypertension have better survival rates than men with the same condition. It wasn’t clear exactly why this is true—until now. Indiana University School of Medicine researchers studying a type of pulmonary hypertension called pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) found that estrogen, its receptor ER-α, and a protein called BMPR2 work together to increase an abundance of another protein called apelin, which exerts a protective effect on the right heart. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Feb 25, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers discover gamechanger combination drug for triple negative breast cancer

A team of Indiana University School of Medicine researchers has developed a novel antibody-drug conjugate for treating triple negative breast cancer. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Feb 23, 2021