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IU neuroscientists lead new study laying groundwork for Alzheimer’s disease precision medicine
Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are co-leading a 5-year, $41 million study to better understand the biological pathways underlying Alzheimer’s disease and ultimately create more personalized patient care.
IU School of Medicine | Mar 28, 2023
IU cancer center receives American Cancer Society funding for research, education programs
As part of a longstanding partnership, the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center has received new and renewed funding from the American Cancer Society to support research and education programs.
IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center | Mar 27, 2023
IU School of Medicine hosting 2023 LGBTQ+ Health Care Conference
Indiana University School of Medicine is hosting its sixth annual LGBTQ+ Health Care Conference March 23-24.
IU School of Medicine | Mar 15, 2023
New $2.9 million grant helps researchers address food insecurity for Hoosiers
With a $2.9 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine are working to improve food insecurity in Indiana and ultimately improve the health of people in Indiana.
IU School of Medicine | Feb 23, 2023
$1.5 million grant to help researchers address health inequities in chronic pain and depression
Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine and Regenstrief Institute are addressing health inequities and empowering minoritized patients in the decision-making process, thanks to a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s HEAL Initiative.
IU School of Medicine | Feb 15, 2023
IU School of Medicine awarded $1.25 million for increasing graduate student diversity
A new $1.25 million grant will go toward providing new opportunities for graduate students typically underrepresented in biomedical science.
IU School of Medicine | Jan 30, 2023
IU School of Medicine names first executive associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice
Indiana University School of Medicine has named Chemen M. Neal, MD the inaugural executive associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice and chief diversity officer.
IU School of Medicine awarded over $5 million to improve clinical training experiences and community health research
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers were recently awarded an additional $5.4 million grant to improve classroom and clinical learning experiences for medical students to learn more about community health, with a special focus on underserved populations.
New study from IU researchers finds strong association between the race of fellowship directors and the racial demographics of their programs
In a novel analysis of 9,153 first-year fellows and 243 program directors, a team of researchers led by Ankur Kalra, MD of Indiana University School of Medicine have uncovered compelling trends in the demographics of cardiovascular disease fellowship programs.
IU School of Medicine | May 23, 2022
Translational research leader spearheads effort to change kidney function calculation to remove racial variables
After a year of work to bring balance to an equation that measures kidney function by removing racial variables, Sharon Moe, MD, associate dean for clinical and translational medicine and director of the Division of Nephrology for Indiana University School of Medicine, is celebrating a nationally adopted change in how the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is being calculated to improve patient lives.