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IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center names its first associate director of diversity, equity and inclusion

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. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 18, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers discover ties between COVID-19 and bone loss

Researchers in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can cause quick and significant bone loss—even when infections are mild.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 05, 2021

Cancer center researchers part of a collaborative $12.4 million SPORE grant from National Cancer Institute

Two Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers are now part of a prestigious Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 28, 2021

Brown Center for Immunotherapy names Huda Salman, MD, PhD as inaugural executive director

Indiana University School of Medicine has named its first executive director of the Brown Center for Immunotherapy. Huda Salman, MD, PhD will become the center’s new leader, effective November 1.

Christina Griffiths  |  Sep 15, 2021

IU School of Medicine names new chair to lead Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science

Indiana University School of Medicine has appointed Kun Huang, PhD, as chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science, effective October 1, 2021. Huang brings a tremendous amount of research, education and leadership experience to the role. He currently serves as vice chair for data science and professor with the department. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 09, 2021

IU cancer researcher unlocks new approach for possible pancreatic cancer treatment

Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified how restoring a missing molecule in pancreatic fibrosis could help deliver treatments to cancer cells.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 31, 2021

IU cancer researcher receives $2.5 million grant to develop lung cancer treatment

INDIANAPOLIS—A researcher at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop a novel therapy to treat lung cancer.

Christina Griffiths  |  Aug 30, 2021

IU School of Medicine study shows link between head injury and Alzheimer’s disease

New research from Indiana University School of Medicine shows that the presence of neurodegenerative proteins is associated with common head injury among the general population.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 24, 2021

Researchers receive multi-million dollar grant to study early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

A new $11.2 million grant coordinated by the Indiana University School of Medicine from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) will support an international collaboration on multiethnic genomic analysis and advanced brain imaging and other biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 18, 2021

IU School of Medicine names new chair to lead Department of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine has recruited David M. Aronoff, MD, FIDSA, FAAM, for the role of chair of the Department of Medicine, effective January 3, 2022. A highly respected physician-scientist in the field of infectious diseases and reproductive health, and author of over 220 publications, Aronoff brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role of chair. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 11, 2021