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IU-Led Research Team Identifies Genetic Variant Linked to Better Memory Performance


People with a newly identified genetic variant perform better on certain types of memory tests, a discovery that may point the way to new treatments for the memory impairments caused by Alzheimer's disease or other age-associated conditions.
12-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Improving Seniors' Mental Function Is Goal of NIH Grant to IU School of Medicine Researchers

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate the advantages of physical exercise, cognitive exercise or a combination of both on the aging brain.
12-Nov-2014 9:55 AM EST

IU Researcher Publishes 'Landmark' Results for Curing Hepatitis C in Liver Transplant Patients


A new treatment regimen for hepatitis C, the most common cause of liver cancer and transplantation, has produced results that will transform treatment protocols for transplant patients, according to research published online today in the New England...
10-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

IU Biologists Collaborate to Refine Climate Change Modeling Tools


A new climate change modeling tool developed by scientists at Indiana University, Princeton University and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration finds that carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere owing to greater plant growth...
10-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Stronger Economic Recovery Expected in 2015, Says IU Kelley School of Business Forecast

In their annual forecast presented today, Indiana University Kelley School of Business economists were more optimistic than they have been in recent years, suggesting that 2015 could be the best year of economic recovery since the Great Recession.
6-Nov-2014 8:00 AM EST

Sue Carter Named Director of the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University


Indiana U. has appointed Sue Carter, a leading behavioral neuroendocrinologist, as director of The Kinsey Institute. Carter plans to support and extend the efforts begun by Kinsey with an added emphasis on understanding the science of love, nurture...
29-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

China's Evolving Philanthropy Sector Is Focus of Two-Day Summit in Indianapolis


Philanthropists, scholars and business people from around the world are gathering Friday and Saturday in Indianapolis for a summit on the present and future role of philanthropy in one of the world's most rapidly growing economies, China.
28-Oct-2014 3:15 PM EDT

Blood Test May Help to Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer

Indiana University cancer researchers have found that a simple blood test might help diagnose pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly forms of the disease.
28-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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