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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 continues record-setting research trend; up 5 spots in National Institutes of Health rankings

­INDIANAPOLIS – For the fourth-straight year, Indiana University School of Medicine set a school record for research funding received from the National Institutes of Health, demonstrating national leadership in critical fields like Alzheimer’s disease and pediatrics and providing a major boost to the Indiana economy. IU School of Medicine scientists and physicians were awarded over […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 28, 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

IU School of Medicine participates in GME Day of Action

Indiana University School of Medicine representatives will be encouraging members of Congress to support the Opioid Workforce Act of 2019 at a briefing held in the nation’s capital. The bill, which was co-sponsored in the House by Indiana’s Rep. Susan Brooks, would increase Medicare support for graduate medical education (GME) training programs related to substance […]

Christina Griffiths  |  Dec 03, 2019

Kapur named IU pediatric research center interim director

INDIANAPOLIS—Reuben Kapur, PhD, has been appointed interim director of the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research at Indiana University School of Medicine. He succeeds Raghu Mirmira, MD, PhD, who led the center since August 2017. Kapur’s appointment begins November 1, 2019. “We are grateful to Dr. Mirmira for his exceptional leadership,” said D. Wade […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 09, 2019

Evans-Molina named director of diabetes research center

INDIANAPOLIS—Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD, has been appointed director of the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases (CDMD) at Indiana University School of Medicine. Evans-Molina is the center’s second appointed director since it received designation from the National Institutes of Health in 2015. The center’s mission is to bring cutting-edge research tools to diabetes investigators at […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 08, 2019

IU School of Medicine research leader honored with Sagamore of the Wabash Award

Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, joined an elite group of presidents, astronauts and other heroes as he received the state’s highest honor, the Sagamore of the Wabash Award, at the 2019 Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Annual Meeting. Shekhar leads Indiana University School of Medicine’s research enterprise as the executive associate dean for research […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 13, 2019

Timsina named to leadership role with IU Health Comprehensive Wound Center

IU Health Comprehensive Wound Center, which is part of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, is pleased to share with you the exciting news that Lava R. Timsina, Assistant Professor of Surgery, PhD, has been named Associate Director for Outcomes Research for the IU Health Comprehensive Wound Center. The CWC is a hub […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 10, 2019

Kaplan named Department of Microbiology and Immunology chair

Leader also named director of basic science in Brown Center INDIANAPOLIS — Mark Kaplan, PhD, a professor, researcher and leader at the Indiana University School of Medicine, has been selected to chair the school’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology and serve as director of basic science in the Brown Center for Immunotherapy. His new appointment […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 30, 2019