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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 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

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

Kapur named Wells Center director, vice chair for basic science research in pediatrics

Indiana University School of Medicine has named Reuben Kapur, PhD, as the director of the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research and the Department of Pediatrics vice chair for basic science research. Kapur has held the roles in an interim capacity since November 2019. 

IU School of Medicine  |  May 24, 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

B cell activating factor could hold key to immune tolerance for hemophilia, study finds

A group of scientists have just made a key discovery that could prevent and eradicate immune responses that lead to treatment failure in about one-third of people with severe hemophilia A. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 15, 2021

IU School of Medicine reaches NIH funding milestone, continues record-setting trend

INDIANAPOLIS—For the fifth-straight year, Indiana University School of Medicine set a school record for research funding received from the National Institutes of Health, showcasing its continued leadership in the field of medical research.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 27, 2021

Researchers learn to predict very preterm birth, neonatal complications in early pregnancy

Researchers are learning more about ways to predict the likelihood of newborn complications from early in pregnancy using samples provided by the Indiana University School of Medicine Building Blocks of Pregnancy Biobank.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jan 07, 2021

Malaria chemoprevention reduces disease and death in children after being hospitalized for severe anemia

A group of researchers including Chandy John, MD, from Indiana University School of Medicine, published a study in the New England Journal of Medicine showing malaria chemoprevention reduces morbidity and mortality in children with severe anemia.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 02, 2020

IU School of Medicine researchers publish first scientific article dedicated to Tyler Trent’s donated tumors, his legacy

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have published their work about a specific type of childhood cancer in the peer-reviewed, international oncology journal, Cancers. This research involves a combination therapy that significantly slows tumor growth in models, which includes a model established from cells taken from tumors donated by Tyler Trent.

IU School of Medicine  |  Dec 01, 2020