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IU names new director for Interprofessional Practice and Education Center

Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Clinical Affairs have recruited Barbara Maxwell, PhD, DPT, MSc, Cert THE, FNAP, to direct the IU Interprofessional Practice and Education Center, effective October 18, 2021.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 03, 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

IU exceeds several underrepresented population recruitment goals in COVID-19 vaccine study

Indiana University School of Medicine announced that of the thousands of participants who enrolled across the United States in the late stage clinical study of an investigational COVID-19, 530 Indiana residents participated in the study at the IU School of Medicine site.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 30, 2021

IU School of Medicine names new associate dean, director for West Lafayette campus

Matthew Tews, DO, MS, has been named the next associate dean and director for Indiana University School of Medicine in West Lafayette. The Midwest native currently serves as Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Dean for Educational Simulation at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University, providing leadership for their Simulation, Clinical Skills, Standardized Patient, and Research and Evaluation programs. He is also a practicing emergency physician.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 24, 2021

IU School of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2021

The wait is over for 337 Indiana University School of Medicine students who learned their residency futures during a virtual Match Day event on Friday, March 19, 2021. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 19, 2021

IU School of Medicine hosting virtual LGBTQ health care conference

Indiana University School of Medicine is hosting its fourth annual LGBTQ Health Care Conference, aimed at helping providers and community members better understand the unique health considerations and barriers to care those in the LGBTQ population often experience.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 09, 2021

Unexpected protein key to estrogen’s protective effect on right heart function, IU researchers find

For years, scientists have observed that women with pulmonary hypertension have better survival rates than men with the same condition. It wasn’t clear exactly why this is true—until now. Indiana University School of Medicine researchers studying a type of pulmonary hypertension called pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) found that estrogen, its receptor ER-α, and a protein called BMPR2 work together to increase an abundance of another protein called apelin, which exerts a protective effect on the right heart. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Feb 25, 2021

IU School of Medicine researchers discover gamechanger combination drug for triple negative breast cancer

A team of Indiana University School of Medicine researchers has developed a novel antibody-drug conjugate for treating triple negative breast cancer. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Feb 23, 2021