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IU-Based startup awarded $1.47 million to study atrial fibrillation, nerve activity

Krannert researcher Peng-Sheng Chen co-founded company that is exploring the body's fight-or-flight response

Meet the Chair

Please join us in viewing a video by Dr. Mark Geraci from his informational session earlier in the school year. Watch as Dr. Geraci shares with the audience his background, his values and his vision for the Department of Medicine. Questions and answers from audience members complete the presentation.

IU's Center for Global Health receives $7 million from Lilly Foundation

Funds will strenghten program development and establish two endowed chairs to advance global health research and health care delivery

Dr. Bruce A. Molitoris is one of five new distinguished professors

INDIANAPOLIS -- Five Indiana University scholars and researchers have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank within the institution. The appointments were approved today by the IU Board of Trustees at their meeting on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Latest Kudos (Last Updated: 08/10/2016)

Liangpunsakul awarded research funding

LiangpunsakulSuthat Liangpunsakul, MD, associate professor of medicine in gastroenterology, received nearly $3.5 million in funding to study alcoholic liver disease and excessive alcohol use from the NIH. Read more

Two awarded named Professorships

Twigg Homer L. Twigg, M.D., is the second holder of the Floyd and Reba Smith Chair in Pulmonary Disease. Twigg also serves as chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Occupational Medicine.
Wools Kara Wools-Kaloustian has been named the second holder of the David H. Jacobs Chair in Infectious Diseases. She also serves as the chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases. Both appointments were effective July 15 and both remain professors of medicine.

Faculty honors announced; department strategic plan updated

Department of Medicine faculty recently were honored for their clinical, research and education efforts during the Annual Faculty Meeting. Department chair Mark Geraci also updated progress on strategic planning and the ongoing enterprise alignment. Read more.