IU-based startup Arrhythmotech awarded $1.47M NIH grant to study atrial fibrillation, nerve activityJuly 21, 2016
The life sciences company based on Indiana University technology will use the two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine if nerve activity is associated with atrial fibrillation, a common heart-rhythm disorder.
July 21, 2016
The incidence of colon cancer is rising among people under the age of 50, so researchers at the Regenstrief Institute, the VA and the IU School of Medicine are developing and validating a model to predict risk for colon cancer in those under 50 with no family history of the disease.
July 18, 2016
In a new Alzheimer's disease-related initiative, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have begun using PET brain scans to look for signs of abnormal protein deposits known as amyloid plaques in older patients who have been diagnosed with mild cognitive problems.
July 15, 2016
Cancer patients with advanced disease fared better when they received genomic-guided therapy, according to a study by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers.
July 14, 2016
Officials at Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. have reported that four startups were launched by researchers at IUPUI and IU School of Medicine through the Spin Up program in the 2015-16 fiscal year.
Indiana University School of Medicine receives $2 million gift from children of Sidney and Lois EskenaziJuly 12, 2016
The children of Indianapolis philanthropists Sidney and Lois Eskenazi have made a $2 million gift to the Indiana University School of Medicine that will be used to recruit a highly accomplished researcher focused on discovering new ways to treat, diagnose, and prevent cancer.
July 11, 2016
Cancer centers promoting their services dramatically increased their advertising spending from 2005 to 2014, with the bulk of the spending by for-profit organizations, according to the results of a study published Monday.
July 6, 2016
Officials at Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. have reported a year-over-year 72 percent increase in licensing agreements.