NIH

An Indiana University microbiologist has received a five-year, $4 million award from the National Institutes of Health to advance research on bacterial cell biology. Yves Brun, IU Distinguished Professor and Clyde Culbertson Professor in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology, has been awarded the NIH’s Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award, or […]

It’s all in the wrist

October 13, 2016

To investigate the link between environmental chemical exposure and adverse health effects, four Indiana University researchers are planning to use a tool similar to what millions of Americans wear on their wrists. Michael Hendryx of the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, Jessica Gall Myrick of The Media School, and Marta Venier and Amina Salamova of […]

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With a pair of new National Institutes of Health grants totaling nearly $3 million, Indiana University Bloomington clinical psychologist Cara Lewis will tackle two major issues in the effort to bring evidence-based mental health treatment into community mental health centers. Together, they take on a common challenge: how to move scientific findings off the shelf […]

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A $900,000 grant to Indiana University from the National Institutes of Health’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development will fund one of the first basic science investigations into potential connections between fever and the relief of some symptoms of autism. The study, led by Jeffrey Alberts, professor, and Christopher Harshaw, […]

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The alarming increase of antibiotic-resistant bacteria poses health and economic threats worldwide, with more than 2 million Americans infected by the bacteria each year. Now, a team of Indiana University Bloomington chemists and biologists has been awarded a major grant to develop and use a chemical tagging method to better understand how bacteria build their […]