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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.