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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...

On 'Sound Medicine': Dangers of synthetic drugs, and stem cells' potential for cancer treatments

August 9, 2012 -- “Sound Medicine,” recently awarded first place by the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists for its documentary on body donation, announces its program for Aug. 12. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations. read more...

Inhibition of enzyme could lead to improved chemotherapy and stem cell transplant results

November 21, 2012 -- Blocking the action of one enzyme could mean improved results for thousands of cancer patients who undergo bone marrow or cord blood transplants after chemotherapy, an Indiana University research team has reported. read more...

Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation continues vascular research support at IU School of Medicine

January 31, 2013 -- The Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation provided nearly $200,000 in support for research at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2012, school officials said, pushing their aggregated commitment to more than $3 million, with a promise for ongoing major support. read more...

Researchers say NSAIDs can boost stem cells for transplants for cancer patients

March 13, 2013 -- Scientists say that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be a boon to doctors gathering stem cells for transplants to treat patients with blood or bone marrow cancers, including non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and multiple myeloma. read more...