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Founder of MSMS program George H. Rawls passes away at age 91

George H. Rawls, MD, Indiana University Clinical Professor Emeritus of Surgery and founding director of the Master of Science in Medical Science program at IU School of Medicine, passed away on Saturday, May 16, at age 91.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 15, 2020

IU School of Medicine celebrates Class of 2020 with virtual graduation ceremony

Members of the Indiana University School of Medicine Class of 2020 were honored Friday, May 15, during a virtual graduation recognition ceremony. Typically held at the Indiana Convention Center's Sagamore Ballroom, this year's event took place in the form of a Facebook livestream, and featured a keynote address by VADM Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH -- U.S. Surgeon General and an IU School of Medicine alum. 

IU School of Medicine  |  May 15, 2020

IU study tracks COVID-19 spread in pediatric dialysis unit

As COVID-19 continues its sweep around the globe, dialysis units have continued to be hotspots for the virus’ spread. Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine hope to combat that threat, through a novel study published May 14, 2020 in JAMA.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 14, 2020

IU mourns passing of Steven C. Beering, dean emeritus of IU School of Medicine

BLOOMINGTON—The Indiana University community is mourning the passing of Dr. Steven C. Beering, dean emeritus of the IU School of Medicine and president emeritus of Purdue University.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 07, 2020

IU appoints 4 faculty members as distinguished professors

INDIANAPOLIS—Four Indiana University School of Medicine professors join a record-setting group of 15 IU faculty members appointed as distinguished professors by the IU Board of Trustees this year. Lynda Bonewald, PhD; Loren Field, PhD,  G. David Roodman, MD, PhD, and Chandan Sen, PhD, all received the title, announced last week. Distinguished professor is the university’s […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Feb 26, 2020

Traveling exhibit celebrates African American academic surgeons

INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana University School of Medicine is joining the National Library of Medicine and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture in recognizing past and present African American academic surgeons with a traveling exhibit. The exhibit, called Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons, features past and present IU School of […]

Christina Griffiths  |  Feb 10, 2020

IU School of Medicine’s new global health leader draws from extensive experience in Kenya

INDIANAPOLIS — Adrian Gardner, MD, MPH, a global health leader who spent the last seven years in Kenya as part of the Indiana University School of Medicine-led AMPATH program, has been named the school’s associate dean for global health. He will also serve as director of the IU Center for Global Health, an umbrella institute […]

Karen Spataro  |  Jan 24, 2020

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers discover emerging combination therapy that halts tumor growth based on Tyler Trent’s cell lines

INDIANAPOLIS – Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have found a combination therapy that significantly slows tumor growth in models, built from cells taken from Tyler Trent’s tumors. Tyler was a Purdue University student and football superfan who died on January 1, 2019, after waging a long and valiant fight against an aggressive form […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 16, 2020

Drug developed at IU enters clinical trial

A drug molecule that was developed in an Indiana University School of Medicine laboratory has just been administered to its first round of patients. Chondrial Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company co-founded by IU School of Medicine Professor of Pediatrics R. Mark Payne, MD in 2011, announced earlier this month that its flagship compound is […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 30, 2019

IU School of Medicine researchers predict which triple negative breast cancer patients may avoid recurrence and those who are at high-risk of relapse

SAN ANTONIO — Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have discovered how to predict whether triple negative breast cancer will recur, and which women are likely to remain disease-free. They will present their findings on December 13, 2019, at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the most influential gathering of breast cancer researchers and physicians in the world.   Milan Radovich, PhD, and Bryan Schneider, […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 13, 2019