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Addiction researchers discover important brain pathway that controls binge alcohol drinking behavior

Alcohol use disorder affects more than 2 billion people worldwide, and fewer than 10 percent of people who seek treatment receive an FDA-approved therapy.

IU School of Medicine  |  Sep 13, 2022

IU researchers validate new screening tool to decrease suicidality risk

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are studying new ways to predict to prevent suicidality. The team recently published findings about the effectiveness of a new risk assessment tool in the Springer Nature journal Discover Mental Health.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 27, 2022

IU physicians, researchers using new screening tools for early detection of Alzheimer’s

Some patients in Indiana are now able to receive new screenings for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease thanks to a pilot program at Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University Health.

Christina Griffiths  |  Jun 01, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease blood test research at IU continues to advance the field with a community-based study

An Indiana University School of Medicine researcher is gaining ground on the development of novel, cutting-edge blood tests to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

IU School of Medicine  |  May 31, 2022

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

Translational research leader spearheads effort to change kidney function calculation to remove racial variables

After a year of work to bring balance to an equation that measures kidney function by removing racial variables, Sharon Moe, MD, associate dean for clinical and translational medicine and director of the Division of Nephrology for Indiana University School of Medicine, is celebrating a nationally adopted change in how the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is being calculated to improve patient lives.

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

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