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New Walther Professor in Supportive Oncology to focus on music therapy for cancer patients

Indiana University School of Medicine has named Sheri Robb, PhD, a Walther Professor of Supportive Oncology.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 05, 2022

IU researchers study relationship between epilepsy drug and Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers from an Indiana University School of Medicine-led consortium of Alzheimer’s disease experts are studying how an anti-seizure drug used to treat epilepsy in children and adults could be repurposed as a potential therapeutic for Alzheimer’s disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 30, 2022

IU research contributes to first FDA-approved drug to delay onset of type 1 diabetes

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are celebrating Federal Drug Administration approval of teplizumab, a new immunotherapy drug that delays the onset of type 1 diabetes in at-risk individuals by an average of almost three years.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 21, 2022

IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center partners with nation’s top cancer organizations to endorse initiative to increase lung cancer screening in the United States

The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center has partnered with more than 50 cancer organizations to issue a call to action urging individuals, providers and insurers to increase access to and utilization of low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans for those at high risk for lung cancer.

Study: high exposure to glyphosate in pregnancy could cause lower birth weights in babies

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are learning more about the effects of herbicide exposure during pregnancy.

Christina Griffiths  |  Oct 12, 2022

$4 million grant for complex care provides vital opportunities to children and families in Indiana

The division of general and community pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine recently received funding for expansion of a primary care embedded nurse care coordinator project.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 27, 2022

Addiction researchers discover important brain pathway that controls binge alcohol drinking behavior

Alcohol use disorder affects more than 2 billion people worldwide, and fewer than 10 percent of people who seek treatment receive an FDA-approved therapy.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 13, 2022

IU researchers validate new screening tool to decrease suicidality risk

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are studying new ways to predict to prevent suicidality. The team recently published findings about the effectiveness of a new risk assessment tool in the Springer Nature journal Discover Mental Health.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 27, 2022

IU physicians, researchers using new screening tools for early detection of Alzheimer’s

Some patients in Indiana are now able to receive new screenings for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease thanks to a pilot program at Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 01, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease blood test research at IU continues to advance the field with a community-based study

An Indiana University School of Medicine researcher is gaining ground on the development of novel, cutting-edge blood tests to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 31, 2022