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Colorado pulmonary medicine leader and researcher named IU Department of Medicine chair

April 17th -- Mark W. Geraci, M.D., pulmonologist and lung cancer researcher who heads the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus named the new Department of Medicine chair at IU School of Medicine.   read more...

Beethoven, Mozart, Solis and Palermo featured with IU School of Medicine Orchestra

April 14th -- The Indiana University School of Medicine Orchestra will present a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis.   read more...

Regenstrief Institute puts clinicians in charge of computer-based decision support

April 13th -- RAVE, a powerful new distributed approach to clinician decision support, is now available to make it possible for physicians to conveniently add warnings and reminders to patient records.   read more...

Celebrate a CHUCKSTRONG Champion in your life through Indianapolis Colts, IU Simon Cancer Center social media campaign

April 9th -- The Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center today launched a social media campaign to celebrate the CHUCKSTRONG Champions in our lives.   read more...

Indiana University to present 2015 Distinguished Teaching Awards

April 9th -- Indiana University will honor 16 faculty members and three graduate students for excellence in teaching, research and service to the university at the 2015 Celebration of Distinguished Teaching dinner.   read more...

Neurosciences researcher to head pharmacology and toxicology department at IU

April 9th -- Bryan Yamamoto, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert on the impact of drugs of abuse on the brain, has been named chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Indiana University School of Medicine.   read more...

Improving the quality of medical care using computer understanding of human language

April 9th -- How computer-based analysis of free text found in medical records can improve the quality of health care will be discussed at the 2015 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's Conference and Exhibition.   read more...

Discovering another interoperability challenge in health information exchange

April 7th -- Health information exchange enables clinicians to have secure access to a patient's medical record including details on care received at other locations. But an important piece of information is typically missing from the electronic medical record -- detailed identification of the facilities at which past care was received.   read more...

IU medical students turn gardener-for-a-day during the annual Spring House Calls

March 26th -- Three inner city Indianapolis neighborhoods will be visited by medical students Saturday, March 28, during the 20th annual Spring House Calls, the oldest service-learning project at the Indiana University School of Medicine.   read more...

Health care is no place for lies, myths and misinformation, symposium organizers say

March 25th -- Medical myths are the focus of the annual Hall Center for Law and Health: Indiana Health Law Review symposium, titled "Medical Myths: Exploring Effectiveness, Misinformation and Scientific Rigor"   read more...

Regenstrief investigator chosen for prestigious Charleston Conference on Alzheimer's

March 23rd -- Regenstrief Institute investigator and Indiana University Center for Aging Research scientist Noll Campbell, Pharm.D., is one of only 15 early career investigators nationwide selected to participate in the annual Charleston Conference on Alzheimer¬ís Disease.   read more...

319 IU medical students participate in The Match for residency training March 20

March 20th -- 319 Indiana University School of Medicine Class of 2015 students participated in the March 20 National Resident Matching Program.   read more...

IU scientists discover mechanism that may help parasites manipulate their hosts

March 18th -- Rodents infected with a common parasite lose their fear of cats, resulting in easy meals for the felines. Now IU School of Medicine researchers have identified a new way the parasite may modify brain cells, possibly helping explain changes in the behavior of mice -- and humans.   read more...

Genetic markers may help determine who benefits from aspirin, NSAIDs in lowering colorectal cancer risk

March 17th -- An Indiana University cancer researcher and her colleagues have identified genetic markers that may help determine who benefits from regular use of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for lowering one¬ís risk of developing colorectal cancer.   read more...

Regenstrief study finds natural language processing accurately tracks colonoscopy quality

March 10th -- An accurate system for tracking the quality of colonoscopies and determining the appropriate intervals between these procedures could contribute to both better health outcomes and lower costs. Clinician-researchers from the Regenstrief Institute have created and tested such a system in the nation's first multiple institution colonoscopy quality measurement study utilizing natural language processing.   read more...

Former IU basketball standout donates $15,000 to IU Simon Cancer Center

March 10th -- A former Indiana University basketball standout Monday donated $15,000 to breast cancer research at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center.   read more...

U.S. News and World Report ranks Indiana University graduate programs highly

March 10th -- U.S. News and World Report has again recognized Indiana University programs in business, law, education, medicine and nursing in its annual Best Graduate Schools rankings.   read more...

Two-step treatment improved function and decreased pain severity in veterans

March 9th -- A new study by researchers from the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine reports that a stepped-care strategy improved function and decreased pain severity, producing at least a 30 percent improvement in pain-related disability.   read more...

Shaun Grannis named associate director of Regenstrief Center for Biomedical Informatics

March 5th -- Shaun Grannis, M.D., has been named the associate director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics at the Regenstrief Institute.   read more...

HANDS in Autism needs helping hand with statewide assessment of autism services

March 2nd -- Indiana residents whose lives are touched by autism spectrum disorder are being sought for a short survey to guide the direction of services available to Hoosiers.   read more...

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