Indiana University
MAPS & DIRECTIONS Maps FIND PEOPLE Find People

Articles tagged with clinical trials

World Glaucoma Week Observance with Free Screenings at Glick Eye Institute

March 8, 2012 -- Often called the “sneak thief of sight” because it slowly causes vision loss, glaucoma can rob a person of sight before a diagnosis is made. To raise awareness of the disease, which can occur without symptoms in up to 50 percent of affected patients, free glaucoma screenings will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute at the IU School of Medicine. read more...

Indiana University School of Medicine Seeks Participants for Traumatic Brain Injury Study

March 19, 2012 -- Have you experienced a brain injury with lasting effects? read more...

IU Researchers Join National Network Testing Stem Cell Therapies for Cardiovascular Disease

April 2, 2012 -- Physician scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine have been selected to join the nationwide Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network and will begin a new round of tests of adult stem cell treatments for peripheral artery disease this summer. read more...

IU School of Medicine, Indiana University Health announce $150 million research collaboration

April 25, 2012 -- Indiana University Health and the Indiana University School of Medicine have announced that they will invest $150 million over five years in a new research collaboration, the Strategic Research Initiative, that will enhance the institutions’ joint capabilities in fundamental scientific investigation, translational research and clinical trials that will result in innovative treatments for disease. read more...

IU research nurse receives 2012 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing

May 4, 2012 -- Sheila Dropcho, RN, BSN, a renal research nurse coordinator at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, is the recipient of the 2012 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing. The presentation was made May 3 at the Oncology Nursing Society’s 37th Annual Congress in New Orleans. read more...

International couples study confirms anti-retroviral medications reduce spread of HIV

July 12, 2012 -- Oral anti-retroviral drugs, taken before exposure to HIV, provided a high level of protection against the virus in heterosexual men and women, according to a study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and published July 12 in the New England Journal of Medicine. read more...

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. read more...

Is it safe for the kidney? Low-carb, high-protein versus low-fat diets

July 20, 2012 -- A two-year study of a popular yet controversial weight-loss diet showed no harmful effects on kidney function, according to a study selected as the editor’s choice of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology for July 2012. read more...

Indiana University imaging study of addiction risk factors needs young volunteers

August 1, 2012 -- The Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking volunteers for an imaging study that may shed light on why some children are more prone to develop substance abuse problems later in life. read more...

Indiana University researchers report first effective treatment of tumors arising from common genetic disease NF1

November 1, 2012 -- Physician-researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have reported the first effective therapy for a class of previously untreatable and potentially life-threatening tumors often found in children. read more...

Indiana University alcohol researchers seek study participants

November 16, 2012 -- Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are seeking male participants for a clinical study looking at how the brain reacts to alcohol. read more...

Indiana University alcohol researchers seek study participants

November 16, 2012 -- Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are seeking male participants for a clinical study looking at how the brain reacts to alcohol. read more...

IU diabetes study weighs benefits of lifestyle intervention vs. Weight Watchers for prevention

January 10, 2013 -- Individuals at risk of developing type 2 diabetes are needed for a clinical study comparing standard lifestyle interventions to the Weight Watchers model for lifestyle modification. The study seeks to determine which program sustains the greatest weight loss for overweight adults with pre-diabetes. read more...