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Indiana CTSI to hold annual meeting on Sept. 11 with keynote by global research leader

INDIANAPOLIS -- Carl H. June, M.D., an internationally recognized leader in the growing field of immune therapy to treat cancer, will be the Watanabe Prize winner and speaker Friday at the annual meeting of the Indiana Clinical...

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

Bill Barnett named first Indiana CTSI and Regenstrief Chief Research Informatics Officer

INDIANAPOLIS -- William K. Barnett, Ph.D. has been named Chief Research Informatics Officer, a newly-established joint position within the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and the Regenstrief Institute, with the goal of integrating and advancing the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 23, 2015

New center to deliver research-based solutions to rising health care costs

INDIANAPOLIS -- In response to rising national health care costs, the Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute have launched a new center to increase efficacy and reduce costs at four major health...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 13, 2013

Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute receives $30 million grant renewal

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, a partnership among Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame, has received nearly $30 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue its mission accelerating research...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 22, 2013

Indiana CTSI opens neuroscience clinical research center

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Neurosciences Clinical Research Center will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in the IU Health Neurosciences Building (Goodman Hall), fifth floor, Room 5101.The new center will provide a space to meet...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 5, 2013

Former Indianapolis deputy mayor joins Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

INDIANAPOLIS--Paula Parker-Sawyers, who previously served as deputy mayor of Indianapolis, has joined the Indiana University School of Medicine.Parker-Sawyers, a member of Indianapolis Mayor William H. Hudnut III’s administration from 1989 to 1991, has been named program manager for...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 31, 2013

Army anti-suicide initiative brings $3 million to IU School of Medicine scientist’s research

For Michael J. Kubek, Ph.D., associate professor of anatomy and cell biology and of neurobiology, the Army-funded international research collaboration on suicidal ideation is the latest development from more than three decades of work with thyrotropin-releasing hormone,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 24, 2012

IU, Purdue partner to share influential nutritional data from innovative summer camp research program

Camp Calcium, an innovative program that provides a fun and educational summer camp environment to children age 11 to 15 – while also carefully monitoring calcium metabolism and absorption rates to inform international health standards – was established in 1990 by...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 12, 2012

Analysis will examine safety of in-hospital underwater births

As the clinical component of her medical informatics fellowship at Regenstrief, Dr. Ballard practices as an obstetrician/gynecologist with HealthNet, a community-based, federally qualified health center in Indianapolis. HealthNet offers underwater birth to low-risk patients. These deliveries are...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 7, 2012

Anantha Shekhar elected president of Association for Clinical and Translational Science

“I’m honored to be selected as the president of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science,” Dr. Shekhar said. “Our goal over the next year will be to continue to create a greater...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 10, 2012

Kroenke Honored for Outstanding Contributions in Clinical Research Training

Dr. Kroenke is being recognized as a clinical research training program innovator; for his outstanding success as a mentor; for his documented national leadership in clinical research education programs, issues and funding; and for a distinguished career as...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 12, 2012

Community and scientists team up to improve local health with support from Indiana CTSI

Projects supported by the Indiana CTSI CHEP pilot grant program involve partners from the Indianapolis Urban League, Safe Kids Indiana, the Indiana Minority Health Coalition, La Plaza and HealthNet. They will seek to promote healthy habits, improve awareness...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 28, 2012

Indiana CTSI Offers Chance to Contribute to Research at October Health Events

The Indiana Biobank, a project to store and collect blood and tissue samples to enhance discoveries in clinical health care, and INresearch, an online register for people interested in participating in research studies, will be present at three...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 4, 2011

Indiana CTSI to Support Colon Cancer Research in Rural Indiana

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) will receive $500,000 from the National Institutes of Health to increase the technical and human resources needed in the fight against cancer at Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, IN....

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 27, 2011

New Compound May Accelerate Bone Healing, Prevent Osteoporosis

Hiroki Yokota, professor of biomedical engineering at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and adjunct professor of anatomy and cell biology at the IU School of Medicine, will investigate the effect of salubrinal -- a chemical compound originally developed...

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

Department of Health and Human Services to Honor Diabetes Prevention Program

Ronald Ackermann, M.D., associate professor of medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, is the principal investigator of the research that spawned the award-winning project, “Taking the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program to Scale.&...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 22, 2011

Indiana CTSI Leads Tech Partnership With Big Ten Group

All universities within the Committee for Institutional Cooperation (CIC), a consortium of Midwestern universities dedicated to advancing academic missions through sharing expertise and campus resources, may now access translational research resources at Indiana University, Purdue University and the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 21, 2011

Indiana CTSI to Provide Clinical Studies Info at Indiana Black Expo

The Indiana CTSI Office of Research Recruitment will provide information about INresearch, an online registry for individuals interested in participating in research studies conducted at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Interested participants will be able to sign...

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

Indiana CTSI Awards Nearly $3 Million to Promising, Innovative Medical Researchers

These scholarships and pilot funds will support students and researchers at multiple institutions within the three member universities, including the IU School of Medicine. Approximately $2.3 million dollars will support career development grants to young physicians and scientists working...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 15, 2011

Yoder Chosen to Drive IU School of Medicine Entrepreneurial Initiatives

The appointment, announced by David Wilkes, M.D., executive associate dean for research affairs, and Anantha Shekhar, director of the Indiana CTSI, is effective July 1.Dr. Yoder, who is the Richard and Pauline Klingler Professor of Pediatrics and...

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

Children’s doctors team up across state lines to fight disease

The Pediatric Regional Collaborative Grant program, supported by the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, will support research between pediatric scientists across the region, including Indiana University Health Riley Hospital for Children; Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Nationwide...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 31, 2011

Patient Pioneers Sought to Help Doctors Help Others

INresearch.org, a new website from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, a collaboration between Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame, will connect citizens to cutting-edge medical research at these institutions with a...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 2, 2011

Advancing Delirium Care through Research: Regenstrief and IU to Host American Delirium Society’s Inaugural Conference

 Researchers, clinicians, and administrators from across the United States will meet in Indianapolis, June 5 - 7 for “Advancing Delirium Care through Research,” the inaugural conference of the American Delirium Society, to discuss current and future research...

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

Indiana CTSI director to travel to India for state’s first economic development mission

"This is an exciting opportunity for Indiana to strengthen its biomedical, informatics and life sciences research resources in the global economy," said Shekhar, Raymond E. Houk Professor of Psychiatry at the Indiana University School of Medicine. "India presents...

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

Indiana CTSI offering trial period for GeneGo biologic drug development research tool

GeneGo, Inc., a Thomson Reuters Company, also is the maker of MetaCore, a pathway analysis suite, and Eureka, a data-mining tool. Since March 2009, Indiana CTSI investigators have logged more than 400 hours of use of these two professional software...

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

IU researchers receive grant to curb sexually transmitted disease

Barbara Van Der Pol, an epidemiologist at the IU School of Medicine, and David Nelson, a molecular biologist at IU Bloomington, have been named co-investigators on a four-year, $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's Human Microbiome...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 11, 2011

Routine Blood Test May Identify People with Pre-diabetes, Cutting Later Treatment Costs

Approximately 60 million Americans, one-third of the adult population, are pre-diabetic. Thirty percent of these individuals will develop Type 2 diabetes in less than a decade, yet most don’t know they are at high risk for the disease....

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 6, 2011

Indiana CTSI Starts New Collaboration with Australian National University

"Translational research is taking place more and more on a global level," said Indiana CTSI Director Anantha Shekhar, M.D. "Basic research conducted in one country may just as easily make the translation to application in another country....

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 4, 2011

Young Physicians, Scientists Receive $1.2 Million from CTSI for Research, Mentorships

The recipients of the Indiana CTSI 2010-2011 Predoctoral Training Awards and Young Investigator Awards include 20 predoctoral graduate students and seven clinician-scientists at Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame. Funding is provided by the National...

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

CTSI Awards Early-Stage Research Grants to Scientists at IU, Purdue, Notre Dame

The teams, each of which received a CTSI Collaboration in Translational Research (CTR) Pilot Program Grant of up to $75,000, include researchers from Indiana and Purdue universities and the University of Notre Dame.The grants will help Indiana scientists...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 23, 2010

High school students, interning through CTSI-SEED program, “take it to next level”

Hawn's participation in this project has been made possible by the support of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI), in partnership with Project SEED, which pairs high school students interested in science and medicine with local...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 19, 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 Collaboration with Startup Biotech Firm Creates New Diagnostic Test Center

The company, Companion Diagnostics Inc., develops computer-chip-sized diagnostic devices using high speed chemical screening systems to evaluate the effectiveness of biological markers for disease. The company’s founder is Richard Selinfreund, who has a background in biochemistry...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 17, 2010

Fibromyalgia Study Involves Medication and Conversation

This is the third in a continuing series of research studies for fibromyalgia entitled Drug and Talk Therapy for Fibromyalgia.The IU center is conducting this study to better understand how talk therapies, such as education and cognitive...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 24, 2010

Success in an IU Life Sciences Classroom May Translate into a New Drug Market Success

On Tuesday evenings about 60 students gather in classrooms on the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses for the Business of Life Sciences, a Kelley School of Business course. Tackling such topics as cost containment, government regulation and demographic trends, the...

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

IU-faculty founded ImmuneWorks announces alliance with global biotech firm

"We are extremely pleased to enter into this strategic partnership with Lung Rx," said Wade A. Lange, President and CEO of ImmuneWorks. "ImmuneWorks and Lung Rx share a common goal of addressing the needs of patients who are...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 10, 2010

Study Looks at Breathing Techniques to Manage Hot Flashes

Janet Carpenter, Ph.D., R.N., a researcher with the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and an associate professor with the IU School of Nursing, is leading the study that tests controlled breathing as a...

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

Indiana Statewide Research Institute Gets Boost with New Federal Grants

Included is an award that will support the addition of the University of Notre Dame to the Indiana CTSI, and another that will bolster efforts to recruit participants who are crucial to conducting clinical trials of new drugs...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 1, 2009

CTSI Grants to Jumpstart Biomedical Research Projects Across Indiana

The teams, each of which received a CTSI Collaboration in Biomedical/Translational Research Pilot Program Grant of up to $75,000, include researchers from Indiana and Purdue universities and the University of Notre Dame.The grants are meant to help...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 11, 2009

Thursday program marks first year of new statewide life sciences institute

The institute is a few months shy of being a full year old, but the meeting will highlight the activities and accomplishments of the statewide program so far. The Indiana CTSI was created to improve the process by...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 7, 2009

Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation Bolsters Indiana CTSI With $2.4 Million Grant

The grant supplements the five-year, $25 million grant awarded to the Indiana CTSI in May by the National Institutes of Health.The Indiana CTSI is a collaborative effort of Indiana and Purdue universities, Clarian Health, private industry, state and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 14, 2008

Research Initiative Will Benefit Hoosiers Statewide, Say Indiana Life Sciences Leaders

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year grant of $25 million to the IU School of Medicine to fund Indiana CTSI activities at Indiana and Purdue universities. The NIH created the clinical and translational awards program as...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 29, 2008

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