Headlines

  • Industry collaboration

    A new project will boost IUSM collaborations with industry to leverage research into new products and therapies.

  • Early prevention

    An IU-led study is the first of its kind to find earlier depression treatment prevents heart attacks and strokes.

  • NCI site visit

    The National Cancer Institute will pay a visit to the IU Simon Cancer Center as part of the process to renew its NCI designation.

  • Evansville expansion

    Four companies have submitted bids to construct the new home of the IU School of Medicine-Evansville.

  • Strategic plan

    IUSM has officially launched the Transforming Research Initiative, a plan to make its research enterprise more competitive.

  • New leadership role

    David Crabb has been named the new chief of internal medicine at Eskenazi Health.

  • Healing music

    A new study by IU researchers found music therapy has a positive effect on young cancer patients' coping skills.

  • Managing concussions

    An IUSM study on how concussions affect blood flow in the brain has earned support from the NFL's Head Health Challenge.

  • International visit

    A visit from Chinese hospital officials to IUSM is cementing the school's reputation as a model in the field of biobanking.

  • Message from David Wilkes

    A new program will focus on making faculty's federal research grant proposals more competitive.

  • Fight the flu

    Temporary visitor restrictions are in place at Indianapolis-area hospitals due to increased flu activity. Learn how to protect yourself and others.

  • APA president-elect

    Maryellen E. Gusic has been elected to lead the Academic Pediatric Association.

  • Artificial intelligence

    An IUSM physician and two computer scientists will use an NSF grant to advance research on artificial intelligence in health care.

  • Identified protein

    A study on parasite gene expression led by IU School of Medicine researchers could help fight toxoplasmosis and malaria.

  • Active brains

    Exercises meant to boost mental sharpness can benefit older adults as many as 10 years after they receive cognitive training.

  • CME director

    Kurt Snyder has been named the director of continuing medical education at the IU School of Medicine.

  • Navari joins WHO

    Rudolph M. Navari, director of the IU School of Medicine-South Bend, will depart IU in April to join the World Health Organization.

  • New director

    Rohit Das is IUSM's new statewide competency director for Social and Community Contexts of Health Care.

  • Continuing support

    The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer has pledged $15 million to the IU Simon Cancer Center, raising total giving to $35 million.

  • Year in review

    From new dean Jay Hess to the admittance of the largest incoming medical student class, 2013 was a busy year at IUSM.