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Diabetes Researcher among Trailblazer recipients

Dr. Carmella Evans-Molina recognized for outstanding research accomplishments with Research Frontier Trailblazer Award

Meet the Chair

Please join us in viewing a video by Dr. Mark Geraci from his informational session earlier in the school year. Watch as Dr. Geraci shares with the audience his background, his values and his vision for the Department of Medicine. Questions and answers from audience members complete the presentation.

IU, Regenstrief study: Cognitive training effects differ by older adult's education level

INDIANAPOLIS -- The first study to investigate the effects of cognitive training on the cognitive functioning of older adults by education level has found that individuals with fewer than 12 years of schooling benefit more from cognitive training than their more highly educated counterparts.

Dr. Bruce A. Molitoris is one of five new distinguished professors

INDIANAPOLIS -- Five Indiana University scholars and researchers have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank within the institution. The appointments were approved today by the IU Board of Trustees at their meeting on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Latest Kudos (Last Updated: 06/28/2016)

Virtual tissue technology reveals new drug target in polycystic kidney disease

Robert Bacallao, M.D., Department of Nephrology, researcher in the new study involving a potential new drug target in the fight against polycystic kidney disease, an illness with no effective FDA-approved treatment that affects 200,000 people per year in the United States. Read More

Frump gains CTSI award renewal

Andrea Frump, Ph.D. (renewal), Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Occupational Medicine, was among the recipients of the Indiana CTSI's 2016-17 TL1 Postdoctoral Training Awards. The awards, funded by the Indiana CTSI, with partial funding by the National Institutes of Health, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Clinical and Translational Sciences Award, and institutional support, are focused on improving young scientists. She is studying molecular and translational approaches to right ventricular failure.

Reed, Carlos garner faculty awards

Virginia Reed, adjunct professor of clinical medicine, Internal Medicine and W. Graham Carlos, Assistant professor of clinical medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Occupational Medicine, were honored during the IU School of Medicine's Annual Senior Banquet and Awards Ceremony. Reed received a Basic Science faculty award while Carlos was awarded the Golden Apple Award for their efforts in working with students. In it's 43rd year, the banquet serves as a means of recognizing students and faculty prior to graduation ceremonies.