Growing up, Brian Cuban was the "typical middle child." But he struggled, and that would eventually lead to an eating disorder and substance abuse issues that would wreak havoc on his life. Now almost 14 years in recovery, Brian is sharing his story as an author and public speaker, to help others dealing with substance abuse issues.
To save one life: Brian Cuban speaks out about his recovery journey
Innovative technologies for disease treatment
IU’s just published pharmaceutical pipeline of 36 potential therapeutic technologies currently under development may provide new treatments for diseases ranging from cancer to metabolic disorders, autism and others – including two technologies directly linked to the fight against COVID-19.Read More
Taking action to address health needs of vulnerable students
As nationwide health statistics continue to demonstrate the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic has on underserved communities, IU's Pandemic Health Disparities Committee offers recommendations designed to more effectively support vulnerable members of the university community.Read More
Functioning in the pandemic with serious mental illness
IUPUI researchers are working hard to find out just how much this pandemic is impacting those who struggle with a serious mental illness, with the goal of comparing social functioning before the pandemic started and how it has changed.Read more
First dashboard created to track executive orders throughout the pandemic
The first public dashboard tracking executive orders on state closures, and providing a record of how state laws are changing because of COVID-19, is being created by an IUPUI-led research team.Read more
COVID-19 is changing sexuality and relationships. Amanda Gesselman, a social psychologist at IU's Kinsey Institute, and her Kinsey Institute colleagues have been studying how. Through ongoing surveys, the researchers are uncovering how people connect -- or don't -- and the impact on their mental health and well-being. Gesselman is also an expert on technology and health behaviors; she is lead author on the institute's recent study about how women around the world interact with dating and sex-related mobile apps to seek information and improve their sexual lives.
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COVID-19 Funding Opportunities
The American Lung Association invites applications for its COVID-19 and emerging respiratory viruses research award. The award supports research focusing on emerging respiratory pathogens like SARS-CoV-2. Projects must directly be related to COVID-19 or other viral respiratory threats that may arise in the future. The award is $200,000, and the application deadline is May 30, 2021.
- IU Rural Conference takes place virtually on September 29, 2020. Led by IU's Center for Rural Engagement, the conference focuses on the opportunities and needs facing rural Indiana.
- The 2020 Indiana Life Sciences Summit takes place virtually on October 7. The event includes leaders from Indiana life sciences companies, the state's three research universities, and companies new to Indiana this year. Discussions will include the impact of COVID-19 on the state and the critical role that Indiana’s life sciences industry has had on the global health crisis.
- The 5th Annual IUPUI TRIP Showcase takes place virtually October 12, celebrating the scholarship and creative work of the IUPUI research community. It is immediately preceded by a virtual Community Dialogue event featuring IUPUI Bantz Community Fellows.
- Access the latest IU research news from your smart speaker or other smart device. Audio news briefings are now available every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on a variety of channels.
- Did you know you can follow IU Research on Facebook and Twitter?
- Find information regarding IU's research restart, including new guidelines on participation of undergraduates in on-campus research.
- Learn about changes to IU's 2020-2021 academic calendar, what life on campus will be like, and how the university is working to ensure the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff on IU's Fall 2020 website. FAQs and latest news updates available.