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Evolutionary War Between Microorganisms Affecting Human Health, IU Biologist Says


Health experts have warned for years that the overuse of antibiotics is creating “superbugs” able to resist drugs treating infection. Now scientists at Indiana University and elsewhere are finding evidence that an invisible war between...
30-Jul-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Five New Centers Awarded Signature Centers Initiative Grants


A team of scientists searching for an innovative repair strategy for spinal cord and brain injuries, and another looking for cures for the "wasting away," experienced by AIDS and cancer patients are among five research center teams awarded...
29-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

National Institutes of Health Awards IU 5-Year Grant to Create New Diabetes Research Center

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the Indiana University School of Medicine a five-year, $4.5 million grant to create a new federally designated Indiana Diabetes Research Center, one of just 16 such centers in the country.
27-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Lower Risk Treatment for Blood Clots 'Empowers' Patients, Improves Care

Indiana University School of Medicine emergency room physicians compared treatment between rivaroxaban and warfarin for deep vein thrombosis or pumonary embolism and found advantages for the patient and improved outcomes from rivaroxaban.
16-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

IU Cancer Researchers Play Role in FDA Approval of Drug for Treating People After Radiation Exposure


An Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center researcher played a role in the recent Food and Drug Administration approval of a drug to treat people exposed to potentially lethal doses of radiation.
14-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Two NIH Grants Support IU Psychologist's Effort to Improve Community Mental Health Care


An Indiana University clinical psychologist has received nearly $3 million from the National Institutes of Health to tackle several major issues in the effort to bring evidence-based mental health treatment into the community.
14-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

IU Researcher Devises Method to Untangle, Analyze 'Controlled Chaos'


A researcher at Indiana University has developed a new mathematical framework to more effectively analyze “controlled chaos." The new method could potentially be used to improve the resilience of complex critical systems, such as air traffic...
13-Jul-2015 1:30 PM EDT

Patent Filings by Women Have Risen the Fastest in Academia


The number of women across the globe filing patents with the U.S. Patent and Trade Office over the past 40 years has risen fastest within academia compared to all other sectors of the innovation economy, according to a new study from Indiana...
8-Jul-2015 11:30 AM EDT

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