Posted on July 25, 2013
Educational Conference on Personalized Medicine and Pharmacogenomics
"Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice…What you need to know"
Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 8:30am – 3:00pm
The Indiana Institute of Personalized Medicine is offering a didactic and case-study oriented educational conference focusing on pharmacogenomics and its application in clinical practice.The IIPM, led by Dr. Flockhart and a select group of clinicians and pharmacogenomic experts, will conduct a CME and ACPE qualified program addressing the use of pharmacogenomics in clinical practice. The program will be held at the IU Health Neuroscience Center Auditorium at 355 West 16th Street Indianapolis IN 46202. Read more...
Posted on March 6, 2012
AGS honors IU professor for outstanding achievement in geriatric care
In recognition of his significant contributions to the health care of older adults, Regenstrief Institute investigator Malaz Boustani, M.D., MPH, associate professor of medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, will receive the 2012 American Geriatrics Society Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award. The honor will be presented at the American Geriatrics Society annual meeting in Seattle in May. Read more...
IIPM Associate Director Bryan Schneider, MD: 2012 Forty Under 40
Dr. Bryan Schneider is an associate professor of medicine at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. He holds appointments in the Divisions of Hematology/Oncology and Clinical Pharmacology in the Department of Medicine with a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics. He is a recipient of the prestigious Komen Promise Award and his achievements in breast cancer research have earned him a spot on this year's celebrated IBJ Forty Under 40 list. Read his full story and watch the interview online at the Indianapolis Business Journal.
Cocktail of Popular Drugs May Cloud Brain
From The New York Time Health Blog
Many people are unaware that dozens of painkillers, antihistamines and psychiatric medications — from drugstore staples to popular antidepressants — can adversely affect brain function, mostly in the elderly. Regular use of multiple medications that have this effect has been linked to cognitive impairment and memory loss. Read more...
From Indianapolis Discovery Network for Dementia (IDND)
To assist with the recognition of these medications, Dr. Malaz A. Boustani and an interdisciplinary team developed the Anticholinergic Cognitive Burden (ACB) list as a practical tool that identifies the severity of anticholinergic effects on cognition of both prescription and over-the-counter medications. Read more...