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Bloomington Innovation Conference sets Feb. 24 deadline for abstracts from IU researchers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research has set a Feb. 24 deadline for researchers at Indiana University Bloomington and interested industry researchers to submit abstracts for the third annual Bloomington Innovation Conference....

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 23, 2017

IU students take top three spots in B-Start’s second annual Demo Day competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A trio of Indiana University students swept the second annual Demo Day business pitch competition, which serves as the capstone event for the B-Start pre-accelerator program developed by the Bloomington Economic Development Corp....

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 17, 2017

IU’s Richard DiMarchi ranked among world’s top three translational researchers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University Distinguished Professor Richard D. DiMarchi is ranked No. 3 among the world’s top translational researchers by Nature Biotechnology, a monthly journal focused on science and business within the industry.This marks...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 28, 2016

Innovation Crossover event aims to expand collaborative research among academia, military, industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Defense and industry researchers will join scientists from Indiana University and other academic institutions at a groundbreaking forum Oct. 12-13 designed to foster collaboration on mutual technology challenges and regional economic growth.Titled "...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 23, 2016

Seven IU Bloomington faculty receive more than $160K from Johnson Center grant program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research awarded more than $160,000 in grants to seven researchers at Indiana University Bloomington through the Translational Research Pilot Grant program.The Johnson Center works with faculty...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 23, 2016

Bloomington Innovation Conference to highlight IU research with potential commercial applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Researchers from across all academic disciplines at Indiana University Bloomington will present information about projects that have potential commercial applications at the second annual Bloomington Innovation Conference on March 31.The Johnson Center...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 29, 2016

IU Bloomington inventors invited to submit abstracts for Bloomington Innovation Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Researchers across all academic disciplines at Indiana University Bloomington are invited to submit abstracts about projects that have the potential for commercial applications. The deadline for submission is March 4.Selected abstracts will be...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 3, 2016

Portable tool being developed to diagnose concussions on the sideline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- As Hollywood readies to weigh in on football's biggest quandary with the Christmas Day release of "Concussion," two Indiana University scientists continue their work toward a portable sideline device that will be...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 22, 2015

Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research announces new name, expanded mission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A monthslong effort to shift the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship in Biotechnology's mission is complete, as it now boasts a new name, a broader base of campus constituents and an updated website.The...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 17, 2015

Indiana CTSI announces awards for new projects in chemistry and psychological and brain sciences

BLOOMINGTON – The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute recently selected three projects to receive $200,000 each in funding for the next two years through the IU Grant Linking University-Wide Expertise Awards. The three projects address issues in psychological and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 14, 2015

Three IU projects receive $690,000 in latest round of National Endowment for the Humanities funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEINDIANAPOLIS -- The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $690,000 to three Indiana University research and learning projects.The NEH grants will fund a summer training program for university and college faculty interested in exploring the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 8, 2015

Habitat for Humanity campus build begins Thursday at Indiana University Bloomington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Students, faculty and alumni at Indiana University will again work together on a new Habitat for Humanity home for a Bloomington man who has overcome what others might see as a disability to live...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 9, 2013

IU-led team uncovers process for chameleon-like changes in world’s most abundant phytoplankton

IU seeks patent for discovery with implications for health care, climate change researchFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENov. 26, 2012BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- An international team of biologists led by Indiana University's David M. Kehoe has identified both the enzyme and molecular mechanism...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 30, 2012

Gary mayor speaking at annual Men and Women of Color Leadership Conference at IU Bloomington

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 25, 2012BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Karen Freeman-Wilson, mayor of Gary, Ind., will address the annual Men and Women of Color Leadership Conference at Indiana University Bloomington on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27. Karen Freeman-WilsonJoining the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 26, 2012

Pow wow will kick off IU’s observance of National American Indian Heritage Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 24, 2012BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- For the second consecutive year, Native Americans will gather at Indiana University Bloomington to share history, culture and arts at a traditional pow wow. Dancers in regalia will again perform as...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 25, 2012

Statewide Conference at IUPUI Focuses on Healthier America, Healthier Indiana

At the Indiana Joint National Public Health Week Conference on April 3 and 4, research presentations, networking mixers, speeches by national leaders and other activities are designed to give information and a motivational shot in the arm to practitioners, students...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 29, 2012

World Glaucoma Week Observance with Free Screenings at Glick Eye Institute

Ophthalmology faculty, residents and IU School of Medicine students will provide the free glaucoma screenings in the first floor conference room at the eye institute, 1160 W. Michigan St., in Indianapolis on the IUPUI campus. (www.glick.iu.edu)...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 8, 2012

Indiana Commission for Higher Education Endorses IU Request to Create Public Health Schools

IU's request involves transforming the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at IU Bloomington into the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington and creating a new IU School of Public Health-Indianapolis at IUPUI.The establishment of the new...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 17, 2011

The Latest in Cancer Research, This Week on Sound Medicine

Cancer research news. Kathy Miller, M.D., will join Barbara Lewis to talk about the exciting research findings reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology, including one on the drug Aromasin, which can significantly cut risks for...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 14, 2011

The Story of Henrietta Lacks & Modern Medical Research, This Week on Sound Medicine

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has been released in paperback, after spending the past year on multiple best-seller lists. Skloot’s groundbreaking book traces a chapter in medical history that combines questions of medical research and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 24, 2011

Disrupted Sleep Affects Health, This Week on Sound Medicine

The shift-work blues. Air traffic controllers aren’t the only ones working odd hours with unpredictable schedules. Nearly nine million Americans do “shift work,” either on night jobs or on jobs with rotating shifts, that...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 13, 2011

Savvy snacking at Super Bowl parties, concussion myths

Be a fan, not a patsy. Food plays no small part in Super Bowl weekend festivities and the major food manufacturers know it. With a football culture steeped in tailgates and sports bar fare, which typically includes a...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 3, 2011

IU launches new Web research gateway for faculty

Designed to empower IU faculty and connect them with the tools they need to expedite and enhance their work, the Research Gateway (research.iu.edu) includes comprehensive information on internal and external funding opportunities, research proposal development, grants...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 18, 2011

Sound Medicine Reports on a Robotic Rehab Center for Children and the First Images of ‘Chemobrain’

Sound Medicine reporter Colleen Iudice will visit the Robotic Rehab Center at Riley Hospital for Children to report on how robots are helping children with cerebral palsy and similar diseases. She will talk to Hermano Igo Krebs, MD,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 12, 2010

Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute to be renamed Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center

The name change is part of a larger effort to establish a new identity that better aligns IU resources with those of Clarian Health, and signifies a single high standard of care. Clarian Health will change its name...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 26, 2010

Designing a Green Hospital – This Week on Sound Medicine

Sound Medicine reporter Colleen Iudice explores the modern techniques being used to build an eco-friendly and sustainable hospital in Indianapolis, including a roof-top garden. The new Wishard Hospital will be designed to provide better patient care and cultivate...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 21, 2010

Brater Named IU Vice President for University Clinical Affairs

In this role, Brater will chair the University Clinical Affairs Cabinet, which consists of the deans or heads of the university's main clinical units, including the schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, optometry and health and rehabilitation sciences.Brater...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 8, 2010

New study highlights sexual behavior and condom use in the U.S. among individuals ages 14 to 94

The National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior (NSSHB) was conducted by researchers from the Center for Sexual Health Promotion (CSHP) in Indiana University's School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER).The NSSHB is one of the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 4, 2010

Feminist literary critic, cardiologist receive IU President’s Medal of Excellence

The awards were officially presented in Bloomington on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at IU Auditorium, in recognition of sustained excellence in service, achievement and leadership. McRobbie praised Gubar and Zipes for representing IU's "collaborative scholarly spirit.""In different ways," he...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 15, 2010

IU researchers awarded NIH grant to study prevention of deadly falls among elderly

The study is led by S. Lee Hong, assistant professor in the School of HPER's Department of Kinesiology, and David M. Koceja, professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology, and is supported by geriatrician Douglas K. Miller...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 3, 2010

IURTC launches new website to streamline, expedite path to successful innovation

Developed specifically to network faculty, industry and the community with IU's resources for successful discovery, licensing and commercialization -- that means from the starting blocks of tracking down initial research funding to the finish line where patents and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 14, 2010

IU And Cook Medical Unveil New Service To Help Medical Breakthroughs Reach The Marketplace

In an effort to streamline this process Indiana University’s Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI), the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI), and Cook Medical have worked together to create “www.i2iconnect.org,” a...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 13, 2010

IU Receives $1.5 Million from NIH to Explore Cloud Computing for Use in Health Research

"Cloud computing approaches are likely to change the nature of our national research computing infrastructure in the coming years," said Principal Investigator Geoffrey Fox, director of the Digital Science Center and associate dean of research and graduate studies...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 3, 2009

IU to Establish Faculty Chair in Memory of President Myles Brand

The announcement will be made at Conseco Fieldhouse during a public tribute for Brand jointly sponsored by IU and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.McRobbie will tell the assembled crowd that the university is establishing a permanent Myles...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 28, 2009

Seven IU graduate schools and programs are ranked among the top 25 by U.S. News

Among the top-rated programs are four departments in IU's College of Arts and Sciences at IU Bloomington, as well as the Kelley School of Business, the IU School of Education and the IU Maurer School of Law at...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 23, 2009

Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute announces new leadership

MPRI will continue as part of the comprehensive suite of cancer services offered to patients within the portfolio of Clarian Health. MPRI's affiliation with Riley Hospital for Children is further strengthened with the IUSCC partnership.The MPRI board...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 4, 2008

IU passes record half billion dollar mark in research grants and awards

Of that, $263.4 million came from federal sources, such as the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation -- a 25 percent increase over the previous year. That total was also a new record for IU.McRobbie said these...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 31, 2008

IU scientist named one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people

Celebrity Dick Clark, a stroke survivor like Taylor, writes in Time Magazine about how Taylor combines her scientific training with her experiences recovering from a stroke to reveal the workings of the brain to people with and without...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 1, 2008

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