Life & Health Sciences
June 20, 2016
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 Challenges Program.
June 16, 2016
The inaugural initiative in Indiana University's Grand Challenges program will be named at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 20, at the Skyline Club in downtown Indianapolis. The event will be streamed live online at broadcast.iu.edu.
June 15, 2016
A pair of studies on dark-eyed juncos, led by Indiana University led by Kimberly Rosvall, assistant professor in the IU College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Biology, finds that the gonads play a larger role than previously thought in evolution. The research appears in the journals of Hormones and Behavior and of Integrative and Comparative Biology.
June 9, 2016
IU Bloomington student Nick Marsh was named a 2016 Tillman Military Scholar, which recognizes the service, leadership and academic excellence of U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses.
June 2, 2016
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.
June 1, 2016
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and partners have been awarded a $1.3 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant to help train non-health workers who might be exposed to the Ebola virus and other serious infectious diseases.
May 23, 2016
The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research has awarded a total of more than $160,000 in grants to seven researchers at Indiana University Bloomington in the second year of the Translational Research Pilot Grant program.
May 11, 2016
Biologists at Indiana University have significantly advanced understanding of the genetic pathways that control the appearance of different physical traits in the same species depending on nutritional conditions experienced during development.