From curing cancer to reducing addictions to curtailing concussions, Indiana University researchers are tackling some of our biggest medical challenges in an effort to preserve and enhance human health.
Enhancing the health of Hoosiers and beyond
Improving Hoosier health
Alzheimer's in low-income areas
IU researchers are studying how socioeconomic exposures in mid-to-later-life affect memory decline and Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia risk.
Learn more about IU's work on Alzheimer's
Finding new treatment for hydrocephalus
IUPUI’s Bonnie Blazer-Yost and colleagues are exploring new, noninvasive treatment for hydrocephalus--commonly known as “water on the brain"--a condition for which there is no cure.Learn more about the hydrocephalus research
Cell-based therapies to prevent limb loss
The Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering is at the national forefront in developing treatments that help save the limbs of patients with severe peripheral arterial disease.Learn more about IU's research on severe PAD
IU School of Medicine-Bloomington started educating future physicians at the new Regional Academic Health Center earlier this year.
IU School of Nursing students learn in the IU Bloomington Health Sciences building, which is co-located with IU Health Bloomington.
The IU Interprofessional Practice and Education Center teaches health sciences students how to build partnerships and work in teams.
The IU Interprofessional Simulation Center provides hands-on learning for students as well as IU Health employees.
School of Social Work students have the opportunity to work alongside their peers at the new IU Regional Academic Health Center.
IU, the Indiana Department of Health, Purdue and others are helping Hoosiers' access the resources they need to improve their health.
A 2021 survey by IU public health researchers assessed substance use and mental health issues among Indiana college students.
An IU-developed device that can change skin tissue into blood vessels and nerve cells can now be made in a standardized, reproducible way.
Kinsey Institute researchers said their findings suggest that sextech may be a form of self-care for people with mental health issues.
The grant will help the IU School of Medicine treat adolescents with substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health disorders.