Should you avoid red meat? No. Should you strive for 10,000 steps a day? Not unless you just want to. So says Dr. Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and researcher at the Indiana University School of Medicine who sees it as his life’s calling to debunk what he considers health myths and weak medical research.
The trials, which will begin in 2020, are part of a sweeping, five-year, $42 million federal research program known as Implementing Genomics in Practice. The first trial will examine whether early access to patients’ genomic data can help with treatment of high blood pressure, hypertension and chronic kidney disease.
The IU School of Medicine said the grant, its largest-ever National Institutes of Health award, will fund a five-year study of a form of Alzheimer’s disease that affects young people.
Dr. Jay Hess is one of three finalists to become president at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, according to The Oregonian.
The facility will host students from Indiana University, University of Southern Indiana and University of Evansville.
The funds includes $7.6 million to study early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, $5.2 million to fund a clinical and translational sciences institute, and $4.8 million to fund epidemiologic databases to evaluate AIDS care in Africa.
A district court judge ruled Indiana University’s School of Dentistry and high-ranking members of its faculty did not violate a former clinic director’s rights by firing him for alleged sexual harassment of students.
Almost half of graduating students in Marian University’s novice College of Osteopathic Medicine are choosing to serve residencies in family medicine.
Of the top five contributions from Indianapolis-area donors, four set records as the largest the organization had ever received from an individual.
Marian University is facing a lawsuit alleging the school acted with deliberate indifference while one of its professors sexually harassed a male student.
It’s the first significant addition in four decades to the 136-year-old institution, the only dental school in Indiana.
The money will be awarded from IU’s Grand Challenges Program, a new push that is designed to tackle “major and large-scale problems facing humanity” that can only be addressed by multidisciplinary research teams.
Shortages of workers and investment dollars remain the two biggest challenges for Indiana’s life sciences industry, which otherwise is showing robust vital signs and embarking on high-profile collaborations.
A professor in the Indiana School of Medicine is hopeful that an antibiotic cocktail he invented will one day improve the lives of millions of people, thanks in part to the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp., formed in 1997 to make work done by IU faculty and researchers available for commercial development.
City leaders want to make the 60-acre tract of land just north of the Indiana University School of Medicine campus a mix of all of the best the city has to offer and catch the eyes of more creative and highly sought-after workers.