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Analysis reveals rare disease is more common than previously thought

A large data analysis led by Indiana University School of Medicine Professor Benjamin Gaston, MD, shows a rare respiratory disease called primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is more common than previously thought.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 24, 2022

IU cancer researcher leads national work focused on developing treatments for inherited childhood cancers

An Indiana University cancer researcher is leading an $11.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute in which he and others across the country will work on identifying new treatments for tumors that develop in children, adolescents and adults with a common genetic condition.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 18, 2021

Researchers awarded $12 million to pursue personalized therapies for severe asthma

A group of researchers led by Indiana University School of Medicine’s Benjamin Gaston, MD, has been awarded a research program project grant (P01) from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The award amounts to just over $12 million over the next five years and will fund the development of personalized therapeutic approaches for severe asthma.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 18, 2021

Researchers receive $17.1 million grant to study impact of drugs and medicines in pregnant women and children

Researchers with Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Pediatrics and Division of Clinical Pharmacology in the Department of Medicine are studying how certain drugs and medications affect pregnant and lactating women and their children thanks to a new, five-year, $17.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Christina Griffiths  |  Sep 10, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers identify a genetic marker to help prevent recurring urinary tract infections in certain children

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers worked in collaboration with an international team of scientists to uncover why certain children get recurring urinary tract infections (UTIs) and others do not.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 10, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers discover promising new way to prevent, treat kidney infections

Ten IU School of Medicine researchers out of a team of eleven scientists, are responsible for the findings of a new study they conducted to investigate alternative ways to treat kidney infections. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 28, 2021

Kapur named Wells Center director, vice chair for basic science research in pediatrics

Indiana University School of Medicine has named Reuben Kapur, PhD, as the director of the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research and the Department of Pediatrics vice chair for basic science research. Kapur has held the roles in an interim capacity since November 2019. 

IU School of Medicine  |  May 24, 2021

'Big data' analysis reveals that androgens could benefit asthma

A group of researchers based at Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health has discovered that people who are clinically lacking androgen effects are three to four times more likely to have asthma than people in the general population.  

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 20, 2021

B cell activating factor could hold key to immune tolerance for hemophilia, study finds

A group of scientists have just made a key discovery that could prevent and eradicate immune responses that lead to treatment failure in about one-third of people with severe hemophilia A. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 15, 2021

IU School of Medicine reaches NIH funding milestone, continues record-setting trend

INDIANAPOLIS—For the fifth-straight year, Indiana University School of Medicine set a school record for research funding received from the National Institutes of Health, showcasing its continued leadership in the field of medical research.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 27, 2021