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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.

IU, Regenstrief study: Cognitive training effects differ by older adult's education level

INDIANAPOLIS -- The first study to investigate the effects of cognitive training on the cognitive functioning of older adults by education level has found that individuals with fewer than 12 years of schooling benefit more from cognitive training than their more highly educated counterparts.

Faculty spread expertise throughout the region

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Inserting computers into heart and soul of medicine, the doctor-patient relationship

INDIANAPOLIS -- The latest technological innovation to affect the doctor-patient relationship is the examination room computer with its promise of supporting safer, more efficient and more effective patient care. But exam room computing is challenging and there is growing evidence that it can be a threat to patient safety and detrimental to good relationships and health outcomes.

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Researcher Imel honored

Associate Professor of Medicine Erik Imel Erik Imelreceived the Department of Medicine Outstanding Young Investigator Award. Imel, whose research and clinical interests include pediatric metabolic bone and mineral disorders and calcium disorders, contributed to several publications in 2015.

Grant funding continues

Nephrology and Infectious Diseases are among recent grant recipients. Rajiv Agarwal, Professor of Medicine in Nephrology, received $2.9 million over 5 years to study the safe and effective use of chlorthalidone in patients with CKD and hypertention. Learn more about other awards on the news page linked below.

Sears co-chairing project

Pulmonary Assistant Professor of Medicine Katie Sears received an ATS Assembly project that she is Co-chairing with Peter Mazzone of Cleveland Clinic entitled Standards for evaluating molecular biomarkers of lung cancer risk, early detection, and lung nodule management: When is the biomarker ready for clinical use?

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