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News Releases for Life and Health Sciences

STeleR study: Telerehab improves functioning after stroke

Neale Chumbler, Ph.DMay 29, 2012 — Researchers led by Regenstrief Institute investigator Neale Chumbler, Ph.D., a research scientist with the Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice at the Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, have developed STeleR, a home telerehabilitation program that they report improves lower body physical functioning even two years after a stroke. Participating in STeleR also increased the likelihood of maintaining a regular fitness routine, enhanced money management skills, and improved the capability to prepare meals and take care of personal needs such as bathing.

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IUPUI program pairs business students with engineering students to research patent options

Rishi Chandra and Jim PlewMay 24, 2012 — A new program takes advantage of IUPUI’s academic diversity by partnering undergraduates from various disciplines with a mentor to help bring a faculty member’s patent to market.

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Midwest Health Economics Conference convenes at IUPUI May 10 and 11

Anne RoyaltyMay 9, 2012 — The Center for Health Economics Research and the School of Liberal Arts' Department of Economics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will host the Third Annual Midwest Health Economics Conference on Thursday, May 10, and Friday, May 11. The conference aims to present and promote active exchange and discussion of the latest health economics research.

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IUPUI Lugar Center director selected for Malta speaking tour on climate and energy

April 25, 2012 — Peter J. Schubert, director of the Lugar Center for Renewable Energy at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is on a mission in Malta to represent the U.S. in providing renewable energy insights to the European island nation

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Honors College Second Annual Showcase Set for April 16

Honors College Showcase 2011April 13, 2012 — The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Honors College next week will host its second annual open house featuring the research, creative activities, scholarship and community engagement of some of the campus’s finest students.

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The History of Cardenio Ticket Prices Reduced

Alys Dickerson is Violenta in CardenioApril 12, 2012 — Ticket prices for the performances of The History of Cardenio this month at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have been reduced.

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Research Day Spotlights IUPUI Student, Faculty Scholarly Enterprises

Joan Ferrini-Mundy,April 9, 2012 — The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will present the 2012 IUPUI Research Day on Friday, April 13, 2012. The open house celebration of research and scholarly activities at IUPUI will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 450 of the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

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IUPUI Graduate Programs Rank Among Top Programs in Nation

Valerie Eickmeier, Dean of Herron School of Art and DesignMarch 14, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis graduate programs in business, fine arts, law and medicine are again among the top programs in the nation, according to the new rankings published in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools, released March 13, 2012.

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IUPUI Expert to Blog for JAMA on Politics of Health Care

Aaron E. CarrollMarch 14, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Professor Aaron E. Carroll, M.D.,M.S., a nationally respected health policy expert and health services researcher, will provide insight about the political aspects of health care this election year via a new Journal of the American Medical Association blog. JAMA has named Carroll to a select team of the nation’s foremost scholars who will post to The JAMA Forum blog.

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IU Dental School Is National Children's Oral Health Foundation's "Affiliate of the Year"

Dr. ChinFebruary 24, 2012 — The National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF) has named Indiana University School of Dentistry “Affiliate of the Year” for the school’s ongoing support of the foundation’s mission to prevent oral disease in children and to promote overall health and well-being for children from vulnerable populations.

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School of Science at IUPUI Launches New Problem Solving Institute

January 11, 2012 — The Purdue School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has launched the Institute for Mathematical Modeling and Computational Science, an interdisciplinary endeavor dedicated to solving perplexing problems in such diverse fields as medicine, the environment, and computer science. iM2CS’s parallel mission is to train a new generation to identify and solve the scientific issues with which they will be faced.

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