IU School of Medicine, Riley researches study risky decision-making in children

2018-08-29T13:38:06+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There's a study underway using brain imaging, family history and more to help prevent kids from making bad choices in the future. A study by IU School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children is helping parents understand why certain children make riskier decisions than others.  The study includes brain imaging, family history, and more [...]

Back-to-School stress and mental health – IU School of Medicine

2018-08-28T12:15:26+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Categories: Health, Kids|Tags: , , , , , |

New classes and routines, not to mention social pressures of making new friends and fitting in.  The start of a new school year can bring on stress for both parents and children. Ann Lagges, PhD, director of the Psychology Internship Program in the Department of Psychiatry, shares some quick tips to help parents deal with [...]

How a new type 1 diabetes therapy for pets also shows promise for long-term reversal of type 1 diabetes in humans – Purdue University

2018-08-28T11:32:44+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Categories: Diabetes, Health, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

What if instead of daily insulin injections or wearing pumps, just getting a shot every few months could reverse Type 1 diabetes for you – or your dog? It might take ushering in healthy pancreatic cells like a Trojan horse.   A new diabetes treatment developed by researchers at Purdue University and Indiana University School [...]

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, [...]

Sherry’s Story: Triple Negative Breast Cancer

2018-01-10T13:13:05+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Research Participant Stories|Tags: , , |

Sherry Pericful was busy helping to plan her daughter's wedding when she noticed her right breast was sore. After being diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer, a very aggressive type of breast cancer, Sherry decided to participate in a clinical trial at IU School of Medicine that aimed to prevent her cancer from returning. Read [...]

Gwen’s Story: A Simple Treatment through Precision Health Research

2018-01-11T18:30:18+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Research Participant Stories|Tags: , , , |

Find out how a simple treatment found through Precision Health research gave Gwen Brack hope again after battling rectal cancer since the age of 21. "Research gives me life,” she said, “and it gives me a chance at having a full life.”- Gwen Brack Gwen Brack was a junior in college when she first noticed [...]