Analyzing nearly 500,000 single cells, researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center are refining how to classify colorectal cancer and identify new targets to develop effective therapies.
Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS, FACS, has been named the new chair of the Department of Surgery. A highly respected physician-scientist in the field of surgical oncology and author of more than 400 publications with nearly $40 million in research funding, Bilimoria graduated from IU School of Medicine in 2003. He is currently a surgical oncologist at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, also serving as a professor of surgery and vice chair for quality in the Department of Surgery at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Two Indiana University School of Medicine faculty have been named 2022 Indianapolis Business Journal Forty Under 40 honorees. Lana Dbeibo, MD and Kenneth Lim, MD, PhD were chosen for the prestigious honor.
Two widely recognized leaders in cardiovascular medicine have been recruited to the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI), a joint enterprise between Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Medicine and Indiana University Health on the forefront of cardiovascular care, research and education.
Indiana University School of Medicine has named its first executive director of the recently announced Mary O’Daniel Stone and Bill Stone Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at IU School of Medicine—Evansville.
Indiana University School of Medicine physician scientist Bryan Schneider, MD is the principal investigator of clinical trial BRE12-158, a randomized clinical study published in the prominent Journal of Clinical Oncology the primary goal of which was to compare survival in women with high-risk (those who did not fully respond to chemotherapy prior to surgery) triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) with a genomically directed therapy versus standard of care.
Chandan K. Sen, PhD, director of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Indiana University School of Medicine has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
An Indiana University cancer researcher is leading an $11.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute in which he and others across the country will work on identifying new treatments for tumors that develop in children, adolescents and adults with a common genetic condition.
The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center has named Antwione Haywood, PhD, its associate director of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Haywood is the first person to hold the chief diversity officer position at the cancer center.