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IU Study Finds Testicular Cancer Survivors May Have Hearing Loss After Cisplatin Therapy

Many testicular cancer survivors experience hearing loss after cisplatin-based chemotherapy, according to researchers at Indiana University.
27-Jun-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Study: Virtual Tissue Technology Reveals New Drug Target in Polycystic Kidney Disease


Using virtual tissue technology, researchers at Indiana University have identified 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...
27-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Study: 'Smoke Alarm' One of 36 Genes Newly Found to Play Role in Pain Sensation


Indiana University researchers have that found a suite of genes in both fruit flies and humans -- including one dubbed "smoke alarm" -- plays a role in nerve sensitivity. The study, published June 23 in Cell Reports, could help lead to new drug...
23-Jun-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Announces First Round of Funding for $300 Million Grand Challenges Program

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University has announced that the Precision Health Initiative, a research initiative focused on patient-centered precision medicine therapies, is the first recipient of funding under the university’s new $300 million Grand...
21-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Indiana University to Name Inaugural Grand Challenges Initiative


Indiana University's inaugural Grand Challenges initiative will be announced at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 20, at the The Skyline Club, on the 36th floor of OneAmerica Tower, 1 America Square, Indianapolis. A livestream of the event will be available...
17-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When It Comes to Evolution, Testes May Play a Key Role, IU Studies Find


A pair of studies led by Indiana University researchers provide new evidence that when it comes to evolution, the testes may play a key role. The research, led by Kimberly Rosvall, assistant professor in the IU College of Arts and Sciences'...
15-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Research Shows Diversity in Public Service Improves Effectiveness of South African Government


In the post-apartheid years, the South African Public Service has been transformed into a broadly representative institution. New research indicates that such a change can also foster more effective government.
13-Jun-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IU-Led Brain Study Suggests New Ways to Protect Against Neurodegeneration


A study led by biomedical researchers at Indiana University has found evidence that an enzyme known as NMNAT2 may help protect against the debilitating effects of certain degenerative brain diseases, including Alzheimer's.
2-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brexit Vote Sets Back Effort to Unify Europe


24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Britain Was Always a Special, Reluctant Case in the European Union


24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

IU Expert Encourages Everyone to Revisit Safe Water Practices Before Heading Into Summer


With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to revisit safe water practices, said Bill Ramos, assistant professor of recreation, park and tourism studies and director of the aquatic institute at the Indiana University School of...
23-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Guidance on Transgender Students Provides Welcome Clarity


13-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT

IU School of Medicine Expert Available to Discuss New Alzheimer's Association Patient Care, Caregiver Support Guidelines


12-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT

IU Expert Lee Hamilton: President Obama's Visit to Cuba Begins a New Era of Engagement.


21-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT

IU Expert: Channels of Communications Between U.S. And Cuba Multiplying


21-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT

IU Expert: A Cuban-American Perspective in Favor of Obama's Visit


21-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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