How Dogs Are Helping Purdue Scientists Discover Better Cancer Treatments

2018-05-10T10:41:22+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

Only 40% of cancer patients respond to chemotherapy.  With the help of some canine friends, scientists at Purdue have developed a new method to see how a patient's body is responding to chemotherapy.  The treatment of cancer in dogs is almost identical to the treatment of cancer in humans.  Scientists at Purdue tested chemotherapy response [...]

Research Spotlight on Mental Health

2018-05-10T10:15:20+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Health, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , |

  May is Mental Health Awareness month and we are spotlighting current research studies for which you can volunteer to help improve mental health in Indiana.  First, here are some quick stats on mental health in the United States. Mental health is an important part of our overall health and well-being.  Mental illnesses are [...]

Colton’s Story: X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH)

2018-05-09T13:41:44+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Research Participant Stories|Tags: , , , |

Health Research Offers Young Man A Chance to Beat Rare Bone Condition Discover how a clinical trial at the IU School of Medicine helped Colton overcome a rare genetic bone condition called X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH). Bright. Popular. Optimistic. Those are the words Debbie Moore uses to describe her son Colton who, at 16 months of age, [...]