Professor Alex Erkine is combining biochemistry with machine learning to try to solve an age-old riddle of how to identify and regulate problem genes.
Capitol Village Healthcare, a 52-bed nursing home at 2926 N. Capitol Ave., closed earlier this year, and had received low ratings from U.S. News and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
The annual rankings, now in their 30th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making decisions about where to get care.
The move is part of IU Health’s way to address the state’s high infant mortality rate and keep all newborn services under one roof.
An Indianapolis-based real estate company that specializes in health care properties has acquired more than 300,000 square feet of commercial office space on the city’s northeast side, including the headquarters of Community Health Network.
The company has been bleeding red ink, but its Medicare business is booming and could ring up nearly $100 million in profit this year—if the company can hire enough people to help all the seniors calling in with questions.
Trainers and researchers from the IU School of Medicine and IUPUI are trying to develop best practices in nutrition, exercise and other forms of wellness to keep cancer survivors active and healthy.
The goal is to make the products more affordable and accessible—and to reduce Indiana’s high smoking rate. More than 1.1 million adult Hoosiers smoke, and Indiana ranks 44th among states in smoking rate.
For years, specimens from former mental health patients were meticulously labeled in scientific language at the Indiana Medical History Museum. Now, for the first time, visitors can see the human stories behind those specimens, following an intensive, four-year project.
Researchers at Purdue have won a $2.5 million, five-year federal grant to screen existing drugs to see if they can help attack antibiotic-resistant infections.