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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...

Indiana University investing $7 million for new complexity institute

October 23rd -- Indiana University has announced the establishment of the Indiana University Network Science Institute, or IUNI. The $7 million initiative will bring together many of the university's top minds to explore and embrace the challenge of understanding complex networks that underlie large-scale systems.   read more...

CHIC seeks to improve patient outcomes while preventing overuse of health care services

October 23rd -- This month marks the first anniversary of Health Information and Communication, an Indianapolis research center that is investigating how to use electronic health information exchange to meet the challenges of improving health-related collaborations and eliminating duplication in health care services.   read more...

Indiana Project screenings show need for more mental health services in youth detention

October 22nd -- Indiana University School of Medicine research findings published in the October issue of the American Journal of Public Health how that more mental health screenings and services are needed for detained youths.   read more...

Changing how primary care doctors treat pain, fatigue and other common symptoms

October 21st -- Common symptoms such as pain or fatigue account for over half of all doctor's office appointments in the United States, translating into more than 400 million visits annually, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.   read more...

Breast cancer researcher to lead radiation oncology at IU School of Medicine

October 20th -- Richard C. Zellars, M.D., from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has been named professor and chair of radiation oncology at the Indiana University School of Medicine.   read more...

Regenstrief Think Tank 2014 Conference: Disruptive innovators look at health care

October 16th -- One hundred leaders and researchers from health care, technology and other fields -- many of them disruptive innovators and agents for change -- participated in the 13th Biennial Regenstrief Think Tank 2014 Conference this month.   read more...

Researchers develop new cells meant to form blood vessels, treat peripheral artery disease

October 13th -- A team led by IU School of Medicine researchers have developed a technique to jump-start the body's systems for creating blood vessels, opening the door for potential new treatments for diseases whose impacts include amputation and blindness.   read more...

Cancer tumor researcher to receive IU School of Medicine Beering Award

October 13th -- William G. Kaelin Jr., M.D., has been named the recipient of the 2014 Steven C. Beering Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biomedical Science, presented annually by the Indiana University School of Medicine.   read more...

Gift from Dr. Suzanne Knoebel estate to benefit IU cardiology research, education

October 10th -- A gift of nearly $8.5 million from the estate of a prominent cardiologist and Indiana University School of Medicine faculty member will support cardiovascular research and education and medical student scholarships.   read more...

IU School of Medicine professor named Indiana State Department of Health commissioner

October 9th -- Jerome Adams, M.D., MPH, an Indiana University School of Medicine faculty member, was named commissioner for the Indiana State Department of Health on Oct. 8 by Gov. Mike Pence.   read more...

IU Simon Cancer Center earns prestigious designation

October 9th -- The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center has been recognized again as a premier cancer center by the National Cancer Institute following an in-depth peer review.   read more...

Construction to begin on new Regenstrief Institute headquarters

October 8th -- The new headquarters of the Regenstrief Institute Inc., a global leader in biomedical informatics, health services and aging research, will be at 10th Street and Riley Drive in Indianapolis. The groundbreaking ceremony was conducted Oct. 8 on the campus of the Indiana University School of Medicine.   read more...

Public forum at IU Bloomington to focus on Ebola outbreak in Liberia

October 7th -- In response to the current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, Indiana University will present an educational forum Monday, Oct. 13, to raise awareness on campus and in the community and to highlight IU's connections in the region, especially in Liberia.   read more...

IU study: Increased number of moles may indicate higher breast cancer risk for women

October 3rd -- An Indiana University cancer researcher and colleagues have found that the number of moles on a woman’s body might predict her risk of developing breast cancer.   read more...

IU School of Medicine, AMA mark major milestone in reshaping medical education nationwide

October 2nd -- IU physicians, faculty join leaders from 10 other top medical schools at Vanderbilt University to discuss next steps in preparing medical students for changing health care landscape   read more...

State-of-the-art IU Neuroscience Research Building to be dedicated Wednesday

October 1st -- Academic, scientific and health system leaders from Indiana University and IU Health gather to dedicate the new home of one of the nation's pre-eminent neuroscience research enterprises.   read more...

IU physician scientist to celebrate 10 years of Miles for Myeloma with 300-mile, 3-day bike ride

September 30th -- For the 10th consecutive year, Rafat Abonour, M.D., will embark on Miles for Myeloma -- this year dubbed a “Decade of Dedication” tour -- on Friday, Oct. 3.   read more...

$1 million raised in honor of IU physician scientist who cured testicular cancer on 40th anniversary of milestone

September 29th -- Gifts totaling $1 million in honor of the 40th anniversary of the cure for testicular cancer were announced Saturday at a celebration for the physician scientist who developed the treatment.   read more...

Medical education gets boost at IU School of Medicine - Lafayette with opening of Lyles-Porter Hall

September 26th -- Lyles-Porter Hall, the new home of Indiana University School of Medicine-Lafayette on the campus of Purdue University, will be dedicated Sept. 26.   read more...