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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 hosting virtual LGBTQ health care conference

Indiana University School of Medicine is hosting its fourth annual LGBTQ Health Care Conference, aimed at helping providers and community members better understand the unique health considerations and barriers to care those in the LGBTQ population often experience.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 09, 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

IU School of Medicine researchers identify disease-related gene changes in kidney tissue

Researchers from Indiana University have identified key genetic changes in the interstitial kidney tissue of people with diabetes, a discovery that signifies the potential for a revolutionary new genetic approach to the treatment of kidney disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Feb 16, 2021

IU School of Medicine reaches NIH funding milestone, continues record-setting trend

INDIANAPOLIS—For the fifth-straight year, Indiana University School of Medicine set a school record for research funding received from the National Institutes of Health, showcasing its continued leadership in the field of medical research.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 27, 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