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New grant focuses on pain, fatigue and other common, disabling, undertreated symptoms

November 20th -- A two-year, $670,000 grant from Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute will support a new randomized controlled study of sleep problems, pain, anxiety, depression and energy/fatigue by an Indiana University School of Medicine medical symptoms expert.   read more...

IU researchers find inconsistencies in doctors' counseling about premature birth

November 17th -- Physicians counseling women faced with giving birth to extremely premature babies may be offering inconsistent and sometimes misleading information, according to researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine.   read more...

IU researchers identify key mechanism and potential target to prevent leukemia

November 13th -- Researchers have identified two proteins that appear crucial to the development -- and patient relapse -- of acute myeloid leukemia. They have also shown they can block the development of leukemia by targeting those proteins.   read more...

Coppoc announces retirement from IU School of Medicine-Lafayette

November 13th -- Gordon L. Coppoc, DVM, Ph.D., director of the Indiana University School of Medicine-Lafayette and associate dean of the IU School of Medicine, will be stepping down from the position he has held for 16 years.   read more...

IU School of Medicine faculty recognized in Indy Monthly 'Top Docs'

November 12th -- More than 350 IU School of Medicine physicians in over 60 specialties and sub-specialties were recently recognized as "Top Docs" in Indianapolis Monthly’s November issue.   read more...

Improving seniors' mental function is goal of NIH grant to IU School of Medicine researchers

November 12th -- Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate the advantages of physical exercise, cognitive exercise or a combination of both on the aging brain.   read more...

IU School of Medicine Orchestra to perform free concert Nov. 23

November 12th -- The Indiana University School of Medicine Orchestra will present its annual fall concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis.   read more...

IU School of Medicine strengthens research resources, national rankings in NIH grants

November 11th -- Indiana University School of Medicine researchers brought in more than $109 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health in fiscal year 2014, an increase of nearly $12 million that sharply boosted the school’s NIH award rankings.   read more...

IU-led research team identifies genetic variant linked to better memory performance

November 11th -- People with a newly identified genetic variant perform better on certain types of memory tests, a discovery that may point the way to new treatments for the memory impairment caused by Alzheimer's disease or other age-associated conditions.   read more...

IU researcher publishes 'landmark' results for curing hepatitis C in liver transplant patients

November 11th -- A new treatment regimen for hepatitis C, the most common cause of liver cancer and transplantation, has produced results that will transform treatment protocols for transplant patients, according to research published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine.   read more...

IU School of Medicine, NCAA host meeting organizing national concussion research project

November 11th -- More than 60 researchers, sports medicine specialists and experts in concussion are gathering in Indianapolis this week to officially kick off one of the largest initiatives to study and prevent concussions.   read more...

Study: Volunteer advocacy program benefits the incapacitated with no family or friends

November 10th -- A Regenstrief Institute and Eskenazi Health study could serve as a national model for volunteer advocacy for incapacitated adults with no family to act as guardians.   read more...

Symposium focuses on 'Innovations in Palliative Care Research, Education and Communication'

November 6th -- The symposium “Passages and Promises: Innovation in Palliative Care Research, Education and Communication,” will be Nov. 17 and 18 at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.   read more...

High-speed 'label-free' imaging could reveal dangerous plaques

November 5th -- Researchers are close to commercializing a new type of medical imaging technology that could diagnose cardiovascular disease by measuring ultrasound signals from molecules exposed to a fast-pulsing laser.   read more...

IU researchers: Protein linked to aging identified as new target for controlling diabetes

November 5th -- -- Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a small protein with a big role in lowering plasma glucose and increasing insulin sensitivity. Their research appeared online today in Diabetes, the journal of the American Diabetes Association.   read more...

IU cardiothoracic surgeon honored with named professorship

October 30th -- Mark W. Turrentine, M.D., has been named the first John W. Brown Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine.   read more...

IU School of Medicine professor named deputy health commissioner at state department of health

October 28th -- Jennifer Walthall, M.D., MPH, associate professor of clinical emergency medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, has been named deputy commissioner and director for health outcomes for the Indiana State Department of Health.   read more...

IU researchers: Blood test may help to diagnose pancreatic cancer

October 28th -- Indiana University cancer researchers have found that a simple blood test might help diagnose pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly forms of the disease.   read more...

$2.4 million NIH grant funds IU-led research to discover biomarkers for diabetes detection

October 27th -- An international team of diabetes researchers led by Indiana University scientists is awarded a $2.4 million research grant to discover and develop biomarkers meant to provide early prediction and diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.   read more...

IU McKinney's public forum about Ebola, law and public health viewable live online

October 24th -- IU McKinney School of Law, on the IUPUI campus, will host a public forum on Ebola, law and public health today. The lecture will be available live and archived online.   read more...