April 9, 2024 - IU Research Impact

Research highlights in case you missed them ...

DiMarchi to be honored

For his pioneering research that laid the foundation for drugs that are transforming the treatment of obesity worldwide, IU Distinguished Professor Richard DiMarchi will receive the 2024 Mani L. Bhaumik Breakthrough of the Year Award presented by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Read more about his work and the award

New podcast explores solar eclipses

From ancient Babylon to the first motion picture film recording of a solar eclipse, IU Indianapolis Arts and Humanities Institute’s new “Space Oddities” podcast, a 1st Year Research Immersion Program project, explores the history and culture of solar eclipses.

Learn more about the new podcast

Supercomputers to improve healthcare

To develop more effective treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer and viral infections like COVID-19, IU Luddy School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering's Paul Macklin and colleagues are creating “digital twins” of the human immune system leveraging the university’s Big Red 200 supercomputer and other high-performance computing resources.

Find out more about the project