With new funding through the National Institutes of Health, the National Centralized Repository for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, based at the IU School of Medicine and led by Tatiana Foroud (above), will engage diverse communities to collect biological samples that will help advance a wide range of Alzheimer’s and dementia research.
Alzheimer’s, dementia research expanded at IU School of Medicine through $30M NIH grant
New nanoparticles with high-tech applications found
IUPUI researchers have discovered new high-entropy nanoparticles that have potential high-tech applications in areas such as energy storage and space travel.Read more about the discovery
Helping youth affected by substance abuse
IUPUI students and future health care workers learn about substance use disorder while serving as mentors at Camp Mariposa-Aaron’s Place, a camp for youth impacted by addiction.Read more about the camp's work
What underlies inconsistent results in clinical trials for COVID-19 drugs?
An effective antiviral drug for COVID-19 would have significant global health benefits. But clinical drug trials have produced inconsistent results. IU findings suggest a new approach to recruiting participants could help.Read more about the research
Prenatal exposure to THC, CBD affects response to common anxiety drug
A new study by IU scientists is one of the first to examine the effects of THC and CBD on the developing brain.
Read more about the study
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- Former IU Environmental Resilience Institute Director Janet McCabe, now Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, will take part in the "New Federal Climate Strategy & Role of the Midwest" summit on Monday, July 19. The summit features four federal leaders focused on the Biden administration’s climate strategy and is open to the public.
- "White Christian Nationalism in the United States: An Online Mini-Conference" takes place August 18. Sponsored by IUPUI's Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture, the event brings together scholars, authors, journalists, policy experts, and public theologians.
- Indiana Artificial Intelligence Week is coming! Mark your calendars for August 30-September 3, 2021 for a week of discussions about AI throughout Indiana, hosted by IU, Regenstrief Institute, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, and the IUPUI Institute of Integrative AI.
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