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Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala raises more than $2 million, marking a decade of dedication to IU cancer research

During a celebratory night marking a decade of the Chuckstrong initiative, more than $2 million was raised for research at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 05, 2022

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer makes $12.5 million commitment to Indiana University School of Medicine

A gift commitment of $12.5 million to Indiana University School of Medicine from the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer will support new research to harness immunotherapy for breast cancer treatment.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 20, 2022

Evansville natives give $34.2 million to IU School of Medicine for child and adolescent psychiatry center

A pair of Evansville natives are building on their continued support of health sciences in southwestern Indiana with a major gift to Indiana University School of Medicine.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 17, 2021

$2 million gift supports lung, pancreatic cancer research at IU

In a gesture that defines gratitude and respect spanning more than 23 years, Carmel resident Ruth “Rikki” Kutcher Goldstein has made a $2 million gift to support cancer research at Indiana University School of Medicine.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 11, 2021

IU School of Medicine names new senior associate dean for development and alumni relations

INDIANAPOLIS—A senior leader with extensive fundraising experience in varying academic medical settings has been named Indiana University School of Medicine’s senior associate dean for development and alumni relations. Mark Notestine, PhD, has most recently served as associate vice chancellor, advancement and president of the Medical & Health Sciences Foundation at East Carolina University. He has […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Feb 06, 2020

First Sherry L. Sonneborn Chair in ALS Research inspired by gift, sees promise in search for cure

Sherry and Mike Sonneborn had just retired—she from decades in nursing, he from a successful business career—with plans to enjoy their grandchildren and spend winters at a home they had bought in Florida. Then, the Bloomington couple received some news that altered everything. Sherry was diagnosed in 2016 with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 17, 2019

Irsay gift pushes Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala past $1.8 million for cancer research

INDIANAPOLIS — On a night when Chuck Pagano returned to Indianapolis, Colts owner Jim Irsay pledged $1 million to cancer research in his former coach’s honor, helping to raise more than $1.8 million to support scientists at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. Colts Chief Operating Officer Pete Ward made the announcement […]

Michael Schug  |  May 10, 2019

IU School of Medicine discovery may lead to precision-based strategy for triple negative breast cancer

INDIANAPOLIS — Unlike the three most common forms of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancer has no currently approved targeted therapies for treatment. That was one of the reasons it was chosen as a disease area of focus for the Indiana University Grand Challenge Precision Health Initiative, aimed to research and develop better treatments, cures […]

Christine Drury  |  Mar 19, 2019

IU Simon Cancer Center awarded NCI funding to expand smoking cessation treatment

Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center is one of 22 centers nationwide chosen for a federally funded initiative to reduce tobacco use by cancer patients.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 24, 2018

$14 million gift to create program focused on symptom management, mental and spiritual health of cancer patients

A $14 million gift to Indiana University School of Medicine will transform cancer care in Indiana by serving as the catalyst to build a comprehensive approach that helps patients and their families manage the symptoms, pain and stress that often accompany a cancer diagnosis.

IU School of Medicine  |  Feb 06, 2018