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Four IUSM scientists named Showalter Scholars

June 26th -- Four scientists have been named Showalter Scholars by the Indiana University School of Medicine, the third class in the program created to recognize and reward successful young researchers at the school.   read more...

Indiana Hemorrhagic Stroke Meeting to explore new surgical options for deadly strokes

June 25th -- The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute will sponsor the inaugural Indiana Hemorrhagic Stroke Meeting on Tuesday, June 30, at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis.   read more...

Bill Barnett named first Indiana CTSI and Regenstrief Chief Research Informatics Officer

June 23rd -- William K. Barnett, Ph.D. has been named Chief Research Informatics Officer, a newly-established joint position within the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and the Regenstrief Institute.   read more...

IU research: A microRNA may provide therapy against pancreatic cancer

June 22nd -- Indiana University cancer researchers found that a particular microRNA may be a potent therapeutic agent against pancreatic cancer. The research was published June 22 in the journal Scientific Reports.   read more...

Study finds novel population health management program yields major health improvement

June 16th -- The Aging Brain Care Medical Home, a novel population health management program implemented in the homes of older adults, achieves significant health improvement for individuals with depression and also substantial stress reduction in family caregivers of dementia patients, according to a new study by investigators from the Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Eskenazi Health.   read more...

Third annual Glick Eye Open to be held July 31 in support of vision research

June 12th -- The third annual Glick Eye Open at the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology is accepting registrations for the July 31 event. The golf tournament, sponsored by the Glick Family Foundation, was created to help fund eye research and introduce the community to Glick Eye Institute scientists and their work.   read more...

Nationally recognized prostate, renal and bladder cancer expert joins IU Simon Cancer Center

June 11th -- Roberto Pili, M.D., a nationally recognized expert in prostate, renal and bladder cancers, has joined the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center.   read more...

Brain stimulation devices bring long-term benefits to hard-to-treat epilepsy patients

June 9th -- Electrical stimulation devices implanted in the brain not only bring significant relief to many epilepsy patients but appear to become more effective over time, according to research studies published earlier this year.   read more...

Novel laboratory works to improve population health and prepare transformational leaders

June 8th -- A newly published paper describes and evaluates the Indiana University Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science, a novel virtual laboratory employing the tools of implementation science to improve population health, lower costs of its delivery and prepare future health care transformational leaders.   read more...

YouTube health program by IU School of Medicine doctor nabs top media award

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Leader in community health programs named director of IUSM campus in South Bend

May 22nd -- The Indiana University School of Medicine has selected Mark D. Fox, M.D., Ph.D., an expert in community health and providing health care to disadvantaged populations, to become associate dean and director of IU School of Medicine-South Bend at the University of Notre Dame.   read more...

Record number of researchers participate in IU Simon Cancer Center’s Cancer Research Day

May 20th -- A record number of people are presenting their research Thursday during the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center's Cancer Research Day.   read more...

Researchers focus on potential tool for predicting survival, staging prostate cancer in Cancer Cell

May 20th -- Researchers with the Indiana University School of Medicine have identified a molecule that promotes metastasis of advanced prostate cancer to the bone, an incurable condition that significantly decreases quality of life. The research, published online in the journal Cancer Cell, may offer new targets for diagnosing and treating this common disease.   read more...

IU, Regenstrief investigators LaMantia and Unroe honored by American Geriatrics Society

May 13th -- Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute investigators Michael LaMantia, M.D., MPH, and Kathleen Unroe, M.D., MHA, will be honored by the American Geriatrics Society at its annual scientific meeting May 15 to 17.   read more...

Missionary, Ebola survivor and IU alum challenges medical school grads to remain true to their purpose

May 12th -- Dr. Kent Brantly challenged Indiana University School of Medicine 2015 graduates to stay true to their calling of compassion while pursuing their careers during his May 9 commencement address.   read more...

IU geriatrician named president of the American Geriatrics Society

May 12th -- Steven R. Counsell, M.D., will become the 62nd president of the American Geriatrics Society at the start of the organization's 2015 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting May 15-17 in National Harbor, Maryland.   read more...

Herron student creates Scout the raccoon as mascot for School of Medicine safety program

May 12th -- The pediatrics unit at Indiana University School of Medicine has a new safety "hero."   read more...

IU Center for Aging Research eMR-ABC software improving brain care throughout Indiana

May 7th -- Use of the Enhanced Electronic Medical Record Aging Brain Care Software, developed and tested by the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute, is being implemented throughout the state by Indiana's 16 Area Agencies on Aging. Area Agencies on Aging.   read more...

Indiana University School of Medicine to graduate 404 doctors, scientists Saturday

May 7th -- Indiana University School of Medicine will award diplomas to 404 physicians, scientists and researchers at the 2015 commencement May 9.   read more...

Study: Majority of older adults willing to be screened by telephone for dementia

May 1st -- Nearly two-thirds of older adults were willing to undergo telephone screening for dementia, according to a new study from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute.   read more...

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