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

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

Prenatal exposure to THC, CBD affects offspring response to Prozac

IU scientists have found evidence that when the developing brains of mice are exposed to THC or CBD, they impair the mice's ability as adults to respond to fluoxetine, a drug commonly used to treat anxiety and depression known by the brand name Prozac.

Learn more about the 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