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100 years after the discovery of insulin, scientists reflect on the history, trajectory of diabetes research

One hundred years ago, Type 1 diabetes was a fatal disease. Then in 1921, a contemporary medical miracle: the discovery of insulin and its role in blood glucose regulation.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 28, 2021

New study from IU helps researchers understand spreading patterns of Alzheimer's

As new approaches for Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and treatment emerge, it’s more important than ever to understand the ties between disease pathology, brain connections and genetics.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 27, 2021

Researchers study anxiety differences between females and males

Feeling anxious about health, family or money is normal for most people—especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. But for those with anxiety disorders, these everyday worries tend to heighten even when there is little or no reason to be concerned.

IU researchers pioneering noninvasive technique for neurological conditions

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are developing a new, noninvasive brain stimulation technique to treat neurological disorders, including pain, traumatic brain injury (TBI), epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and more.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jul 01, 2021

IU School of Medicine research team discovers drug target, pathway for treating muscle and fat wasting in pancreatic cancer patients

A team of all Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have discovered a novel drug target to treat involuntary muscle and fat wasting, known as cachexia, in people with pancreatic cancer.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 29, 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

IU School of Medicine researchers develop computer program to predict whether patients could be at high risk for Alzheimer’s and cancer

A group of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Bloomington have developed a program called Multi-Omics Graph cOnvolutional NETworks (MOGONET) that integrates omics data – such as DNA, RNA and proteins – to help researchers get a comprehensive understanding of human diseases. MOGONET can identify potential biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease and cancers from the various omics data to predict which individuals may be at higher risk. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 23, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers help discover more of the biology behind bipolar disorder

A team of scientists, including researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine, is making promising discoveries in the biology behind bipolar disorder that could lead to better treatment options for patients.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 17, 2021

Your stomach may be the secret to fighting obesity

Scientists believe a stomach-specific protein plays a major role in the progression of obesity, according to new research in Scientific Reports. The study, co-authored by an Indiana University School of Medicine researcher, could help with development of therapeutics that would help individuals struggling with achieving and maintaining weight loss.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 04, 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