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IU School of Medicine researchers discover small molecule degrader as potential anticancer drug

Researchers in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered a novel anti-cancer drug, using a unique approach that has allowed them to target previously undruggable cancerous proteins. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 19, 2021

Treatment on mobile stroke units give patients better outcomes

When patients with acute stroke symptoms are treated on a mobile stroke unit (MSU) and receive anti-clot medication faster, they have less disability at 90 days, reported a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine co-authored by Indiana University School of Medicine researcher, Jason Mackey, MD. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 19, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers discover ties between COVID-19 and bone loss

Researchers in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can cause quick and significant bone loss—even when infections are mild.

IU School of Medicine  |  Oct 05, 2021

IU cancer researcher unlocks new approach for possible pancreatic cancer treatment

Researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified how restoring a missing molecule in pancreatic fibrosis could help deliver treatments to cancer cells.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 31, 2021

IU School of Medicine study shows link between head injury and Alzheimer’s disease

New research from Indiana University School of Medicine shows that the presence of neurodegenerative proteins is associated with common head injury among the general population.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 24, 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

Synthetic hinge could hold key to revolutionary “smart” insulin therapy

For people with diabetes who are insulin dependent, glycemic control is a full-time job. But what if their medication could do the work for them—an insulin whose activity in the bloodstream responds to the blood glucose levels and adjusts accordingly?

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 29, 2021

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.