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Delaying diabetes: new treatment makes its mark in Indiana

In August 2023, a Riley Hospital for Children patient became the first child in Indiana to receive teplizumab, a groundbreaking therapy that delays the onset of stage 3 type 1 diabetes by an average of three years. The treatment received Federal Drug Administration approval in November 2022, three years after Indiana University School of Medicine researchers conducted clinical trials and published data that helped lead to the FDA’s decision.

Jackie Maupin  |  Sep 25, 2023

Wells Center bestows scientists with awards to fuel pediatric research

The Wells Center for Pediatric Research has recognized several researchers with awards during their spring 2023 round of funding to support five promising projects focused on emerging therapies and clinical and translational pediatric research.

Jackie Maupin  |  Aug 31, 2023

Wells Center Newsletter | August 2023

Catch up with the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research by reading our latest newsletter.

Jackie Maupin  |  Aug 17, 2023

IU researchers uncover mysteries behind immune response to hemophilia A treatment

In a study published in Blood, researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine shed new light on the underlying causes of negative immune responses to factor VIII treatments, providing valuable insights that could lead to more effective and safer hemophilia A treatments in the future. 

Jackie Maupin  |  Aug 10, 2023

From Third Year Resident to Indiana Poison Center Director

Gregory A. Wilson, MD was in the middle of his fellowship (today’s equivalent of being a third year resident) within the department of Pediatrics, when he noted Indiana needed a major change. In 1977, the Indiana Poison Center was housed in Wishard Hospital and the doctors on call only had a few books on toxicology and a microfiche system to answer the questions coming in. Wilson knew that something had to change in order to keep Indiana residents happy and healthy.

Salem Padgett  |  Jul 26, 2023

Future physicians and scientists take on summer research internships

More than 40 students joined the Wells Center summer internship, MPESC-Prep and IU-CCEH programs as interns at IU School of Medicine this summer.

Jackie Maupin  |  Jul 18, 2023

IU student’s research highlights gaps in pediatric diabetes care

A recent study by Indiana University School of Medicine student Victoria Ochs focused on CGM alarm use among pediatric patients and revealed significant gaps in the proper use of CGM alarms, indicating a need for more guidance and training.

Jackie Maupin  |  Jun 20, 2023

Called to cardiovascular genetics

Elle Geddes, MD, is one of just two cardiovascular geneticists in the state of Indiana. She recently was named to the IBJ 2023 Forty Under 40 for her career achievements and contributions to medical genetics.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 12, 2023

Walk together: McHenry leads reciprocal innovation in Kenya, Indiana

Megan McHenry, MD, director of pediatric global health education at IU School of Medicine, was named to the IBJ 2023 Forty Under 40. McHenry collaborates with Kenyan colleagues to improve the lives of children with neurodevelopmental challenges in Kenya and Indiana.

Laura Gates  |  Jun 06, 2023

Wells Center Newsletter | May 2023

Latest news and updates from the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research.

Jackie Maupin  |  May 18, 2023