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Undaunted and Determined

Learning to fly, launching successful start-ups, surmounting mountains and dabbling in French. IU School of Medicine alumnus Don Brown accomplishes a task when he puts his mind to it. Now he’s hoping a gift can help researchers harness the power of immunotherapy.

Karen Spataro  |  Jun 01, 2017

Revving Up the Immune System

With new center, IU aspires to become a collaborative hub for cellbased therapies. Its first target: multiple myeloma.

Karen Spataro  |  Jun 01, 2017

Fragile Contents

In the past decade, concern over brain injuries in sports has grown. But how much does science truly know? IU School of Medicine helps lad a pioneering study to tell players, parents, and all of us more about concussions and who is at risk in the years to come.

Matthew Harris  |  Jun 01, 2017

Big Shoes to Fill

As the son of a surgeon, David Nahrwold knew his future lay in medicine. Two mentors at Indiana University School of Medicine helped launch his career – and set him on a course to become a leader in his own right.

Karen Spataro  |  Jun 01, 2017

The Public’s Health

Access to primary care can be a challenge for some Hoosiers. Three outreach clinics staffed by IU medical students help fill the gap.

Matthew Harris  |  Jun 01, 2017

Winning the Race to Save Memory

Dave Roberts backs drivers who push a car to the limit to take a checked flag. Now, he and his wife are supporting researchers at IU School of Medicine as they speed up searching for ways to halt Alzheimer’s disease.

Karen Spataro  |  Jun 01, 2017

Out of this World Research

Rodent Research-IV sent intrepid mice aloft to help an IU researcher understand how to speed up bone healing and regeneration.

Emily McKnight  |  Jun 01, 2017

Tailoring Treatment

IU researchers try to personalize cancer based on the genomic profile of a patient’s tumor.

Karen Spataro  |  Jun 01, 2017

What the Future Holds: A Conversation with Jay Hess

Immunotherapy, virtual visits, and team-based care are poised to change how medicine is delivered.

Karen Spataro  |  Jun 01, 2017