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IU receives grant aimed at enhancing curricular coverage of care for underserved

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers were recently awarded a $5.1 million supplemental grant from the United States Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the Primary Care Reaffirmation for Indiana Medical Education (PRIME) program.

Christina Griffiths  |  Sep 30, 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's Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center awarded additional $15 million in funding from the National Institute on Aging

Indiana University School of Medicine is pleased to announce its Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (IADRC) grant has been renewed for another five years.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 07, 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

Wilbert and Peggy Hamstra make $1 million gift to IU School of Medicine for cardiology research

Indiana native Wilbert Hamstra and his wife Peggy are making a $1 million gift to support cardiology research at Indiana University School of Medicine. It is a gift that’s been decades in the making, beginning with a frightening incident 30 years ago.

IU School of Medicine  |  Aug 09, 2021

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