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

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