Health and Medicine

Enhancing the health of Hoosiers and beyond

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.

Improving Hoosier health

Predicting, protecting against Alzheimer's

An IU team is using a $3.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to examine a phenomenon with major promise addressing Alzheimer's disease: that the social connectedness of older adults predicts their vulnerability to Alzheimer's and general cognitive decline.

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IU Precision Health Initiative delivers valuable School of Medicine curriculum

The IU Grand Challenge Precision Health Initiative is educating the next generation on how to use powerful tools such as genetics, genomics, and informatics to improve the health of patients.


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Leading the charge against concussions

The NCAA-DOD CARE Consortium, in which IU has been a leader, has provided key scientific expertise and insights into the study of concussion.




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