July 24, 2012 -- Could a nasal spray provide a quick antidote to suicidal thoughts among soldiers? An Indiana University School of Medicine scientist has been awarded a $3 million research grant from the U.S. Army to develop such a system.
IU, Purdue partner to share influential nutritional data from innovative summer camp research program
July 12, 2012 -- Data that has been used for many years to set adolescent calcium intake recommendations in the U.S. and abroad are publicly open to research scientists across the globe for the first time thanks to a collaborative project between Indiana University and Purdue University supported by the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
June 7, 2012 -- One of the first systematic examinations of the safety of in-hospital underwater births in the United States commences this month, when Regenstrief Institute fellow Jeanne Ballard, M.D., an obstetrician/gynecologist with more than 16 years of experience delivering babies, collaborates with Regenstrief investigator Michael Weiner, M.D., MPH to put the tools of medical informatics and outcomes research to work to improve reproductive health care.
May 10, 2012 -- Anantha Shekhar, M.D., Ph.D., associate dean for translational research and Raymond E. Houk Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Neurobiology and Pharmacology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, has been named president of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science at the group’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., April 18 to 20.
May 2, 2012 -- An institute established four years ago with a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health announced that it has distributed more than $12.5 million in grants and awards to support research since 2008 and currently supports more than 80 full-time equivalent professional jobs across Indiana.
April 12, 2012 -- Regenstrief Institute investigator Kurt Kroenke, M.D., will receive the 2012 Distinguished Educator Award, to be presented at Translational Science 2012 in Washington, D.C., April 18 to 20. Dr. Kroenke is also Chancellor's Professor of Medicine in the Indiana University School of Medicine and a research scientist with the Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice at the Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis.
March 28, 2012 -- The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute Community Health Engagement Program will provide about $120,000 in small grants to seven innovative partnership projects between local community groups and researchers at Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame. These partnerships will focus on improving health and health care in neighborhoods across the state.
October 4, 2011 -- Hoosiers will get the chance to contribute to projects aimed at accelerating health care research in Indiana at several health events across the state in October.
September 27, 2011 -- Support from a statewide research institute centered at the Indiana University School of Medicine will expand a project to fight colorectal cancer from Indianapolis to rural and suburban communities in north central Indiana.
August 17, 2011 -- An Indiana University scientist studying human bone growth has received a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study a chemical compound with potential to fight osteoporosis and accelerate broken bone healing.