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Alzheimer’s researchers study drug efficacy in early stages of disease

Most drugs developed to treat Alzheimer’s disease have for years been ineffective in clinical trials. Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine recently evaluated the efficacy of a failed clinical trial drug using their rigorous pipeline.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 25, 2022

Researchers make new discoveries about severe alcoholic hepatitis

Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health are learning more about what happens to the body when someone develops severe alcoholic hepatitis and how it could be treated in the future.

Researchers discover neural plastic changes that improve functional recovery after cervical spinal cord injury

Spinal cord and brain injury researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are studying new alternatives to promote functional recovery after a spinal cord injury.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 19, 2022

Tissue nanotransfection technology proves useful in non-viral topical gene editing to close complex cutaneous wounds

The Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME) at the Indiana University School of Medicine is home to tissue nanotransfection (TNT) regenerative medicine technology that achieves functional tissue reprogramming in the live body.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jul 18, 2022

Researchers identify important factors for regulating the body’s immune response

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are learning more about how special regulatory T cells can impact the immune system’s response and how those cells could be manipulated for potential treatments for food allergies and autoimmune diseases.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 29, 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

New study from Indiana University shows patients with chronic kidney disease who have heart attacks should be offered invasive therapy, countering dominant practices

A new observational study of 141,000 patients suggests physicians should consider a different approach to treating one type of heart attack in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Led by Ankur Kalra, MD, from Indiana University School of Medicine, the study was recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jun 21, 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

IU cancer researchers refining colorectal cancer classification, identifying new targets for treatment using cutting-edge, single-cell technology

Analyzing nearly 500,000 single cells, researchers at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center are refining how to classify colorectal cancer and identify new targets to develop effective therapies.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 23, 2022

New study from IU researchers finds strong association between the race of fellowship directors and the racial demographics of their programs

In a novel analysis of 9,153 first-year fellows and 243 program directors, a team of researchers led by Ankur Kalra, MD of Indiana University School of Medicine have uncovered compelling trends in the demographics of cardiovascular disease fellowship programs.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 23, 2022