August 21, 2020 - IU Research Impact: COVID-19 update

IU surpasses $1 billion in research and philanthropic funding

For the first time in its 200-year history, Indiana University has achieved an annual total of more than $1 billion in external research awards and private philanthropic support, including another university-record of $854 million in funding from partners for research and creative activities.

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IU invests in research to advance fight against systemic racial injustice

The first round of IU Racial Justice Research Fund grants includes projects to combat the systemic conditions that sustain racism in our country, from police training to philanthropy and much more.

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Using machine learning to identify high risk patients based on social factors

Public health researchers at IUPUI are developing technologies to better understand which patients have social risk factors that lead to health problems.

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How can leaders better respond to COVID-19 and future pandemics?

Fifty top national experts, including IU legal experts, offer analysis of the U.S. policy response to the pandemic crisis.

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Providing for mental health providers during a pandemic

As COVID-19 has spread, behavioral health care providers have had to provide ongoing support while dealing with fears of their own. An IUPUI researcher looks at how best to support behavioral health care workers.

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Featured Expert

Drawing widespread attention from media including NBC News, Forbes, USA Today, and many other media outlets, Natalie Lambert, a research professor of medicine at the IU School of Medicine, recently published a report on COVID-19 “long haulers,” people who can suffer from symptoms for weeks or months after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Lambert's report identified 98 symptoms, including many that the CDC had not previously listed, such as hair loss. Lambert plans to expand her research to better understand the long-term experience of COVID-19 patients.

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Natalie Lambert

COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections is seeking applications for funding to support knowledge sharing around the nationwide correctional challenges that prisons, jails, and community services face during the COVID19 pandemic. The funding amount is $175,000, the application deadline is August 27, 2020.