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Statewide study shows COVID-19 antibodies last longer in children than adults, but diminish over time

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are sharing the results of a study about how immunity to COVID-19 can develop and change over time.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 28, 2022

IU School of Medicine names first Walther Scholar in Psycho-Oncology

Indiana University School of Medicine has named Shelley Johns, PsyD, ABPP, the Walther Scholar in Psycho-Oncology.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 26, 2022

Researchers investigate connection between loss of motivation and Alzheimer’s disease progression

Researchers are studying why neuropsychiatric symptoms, such as apathy and irritability, appear in most Alzheimer’s disease patients before the onset of memory loss.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 25, 2022

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer makes $12.5 million commitment to Indiana University School of Medicine

A gift commitment of $12.5 million to Indiana University School of Medicine from the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer will support new research to harness immunotherapy for breast cancer treatment.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 20, 2022

IU School of Medicine names new chair to lead Department of Surgery

Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS, FACS, has been named the new chair of the Department of Surgery. A highly respected physician-scientist in the field of surgical oncology and author of more than 400 publications with nearly $40 million in research funding, Bilimoria graduated from IU School of Medicine in 2003. He is currently a surgical oncologist at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, also serving as a professor of surgery and vice chair for quality in the Department of Surgery at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. 

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 11, 2022

Study: Vaccine protects most cancer patients from COVID, but risk remains higher for patients with blood cancers

Using the nation’s largest COVID-19 data resource, a researcher at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center found the COVID-19 vaccine protected most cancer patients from getting COVID.

IU School of Medicine  |  Apr 04, 2022

Researchers discover new information about amyloid filaments in neurodegenerative diseases

Experts at Indiana University School of Medicine have helped identify that a common protein found in neurodegenerative diseases forms amyloid filaments in an age-dependent manner without a connection to disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 28, 2022

Researchers discover intake of FDA-approved drug modulates disease progression in Alzheimer’s disease model

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers found that niacin limits Alzheimer’s disease progression when used in models in the lab, a discovery that could potentially pave the way toward therapeutic approaches to the disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 23, 2022

IU School of Medicine celebrates Match Day 2022

For the first time in more than two years, the joyous sounds of medical students learning their residency futures was heard not virtually but in person.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 18, 2022

IU School of Medicine-led study shows human induced pluripotent stem cells improve visual acuity, vascular health

Researchers are investigating novel regenerative medicine approaches to better manage vascular health complications from type 2 diabetes that could someday support blood vessel repair in the eye among diabetic patients with early retinal vascular dysfunction.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 10, 2022