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News Releases for IU School of Medicine

Conquer Cancer Foundation presents award to Dr. Schneider for his research on new biomarker in breast cancer patients

Bryan SchneiderSeptember 9, 2011 — The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (formerly The ASCO Cancer Foundation) today announced Bryan P. Schneider, M.D., as the recipient of the 2011 Advanced Clinical Research Award (ACRA) in Breast Cancer.

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Two professors at IUPUI to receive two top "esteemed awards" from American Society of Bone and Mineral Research

Alex RoblingSeptember 6, 2011 — The American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) has awarded two top “esteemed awards” for young faculty/investigators to two professors at IUPUI, underscoring the position of the campus as one of the leading sites for advancing knowledge and training regarding bone and bone health.

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New compound may accelerate bone healing, prevent osteoporosis

Hiroki YokotaAugust 17, 2011 — An Indiana University scientist studying human bone growth has received a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study a chemical compound with potential to fight osteoporosis and accelerate broken bone healing.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, August 15, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzAugust 15, 2011 — The 1100 block of West Michigan Street will be the center of everyone’s attention this week as we celebrate the formal dedication of the Glick Eye Institute. Tours of the building at 1160 West Michigan Street follow the dedication ceremony, which takes place at 3 p.m., Friday, August 19, on the fourth floor of the IUPUI Campus Center.

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Don Gummer Installs Glick Institute Sculpture

August 15, 2011 — Internationally recognized sculptor Don Gummer installed his 18-foot tall stainless steel and colored glass sculpture entitled "Open Eyes" on Friday, August 12, 2011, in front of the new Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, 1160 W. Michigan Street, on the IUPUI campus.

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Glick Eye Institute Dedication Set for August 19

August 4, 2011 — Discoveries that will lead to treatments and cures for blinding eye diseases will be made possible in the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, the IU School of Medicine's newest building on the IUPUI campus.

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School of Medicine's Science Programs for 5th through 8th Graders Featured on WTHR TV

Bruce KoppAugust 1, 2011 — IU School of Medicine's free, full-day science education enrichment programs for 5th through 8th graders – Brain Link and Middle School Academy of Science and Health Sciences (MASH) - will be featured tonight (Monday) at 5:30 p.m. in WTHR’s “What’s Cool in School” series.

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IUPUI Professor Among New IU Foundation Board Members

Margaret Watanbe July 29, 2011 — The Indiana University Foundation has added four new members to its board of directors, including an IUPUI professor and School of Medicine graduate.

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Writing DNR Orders Takes Longer, Death More Likely When Surrogate Decision-Maker Involved

Alexia TorkeJuly 13, 2011 — Indiana University and Regenstrief Institute researchers report that it takes significantly longer for orders to forgo resuscitation in the event of cardiac arrest to be written for patients who had that decision made for them by a surrogate decision-maker compared to patients who made their own decisions, even though patients with a surrogate were sicker and the resuscitation issue might arise sooner. Among patients who died, patients with a surrogate had a shorter time frame between writing the DNR order and time of death compared to patients who made their own decisions.

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New Book Slays Health Myths We All Thought Were True

July 8, 2011 — Don't Cross Your Eyes...They'll Get Stuck that Way!, a new book by myth-fighting Indiana University School of Medicine pediatricians Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., and Rachel Vreeman, M.D., M.S., debunks the pearls of medical wisdom that many people and even their physicians believe are true.

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Medical Residents Receive Training from IUPUI Language and Culture Center

June 27, 2011 — Indiana is facing an acute shortage of primary care physicians, a problem that may continue to grow with changes in healthcare reform. More and more international physicians are coming to the U.S. to work and experts say they are essential to fill those gaps.

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