Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

Article details IURTC’s efforts to help bring an IU researcher’s antibiotic derivative to market

Posted on January 6th, 2016 | By Bill W. Hornaday

Back in mid-2015, the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. struck a deal with California-based La Jolla Pharmaceutical Co. to acquire intellectual property rights to “next-generation” offshoots of gentamicin — a hospital-grade antibiotic which has limited use because of its toxicity. Because the offshoots have shown signs of lacking such toxicity, they hold promise in […]

Sideline diagnosis of concussions is the goal of two researchers at IU’s School of Optometry

Posted on December 26th, 2015 | By Bill W. Hornaday

  In a November 22 NFL game between the St. Louis Rams and the Baltimore Ravens, Rams quarterback Case Keenum was sacked in the fourth quarter and hit his head on the turf. Despite the Rams sending their head trainer on the field to talk with Keenum — and the presence of an NFL injury […]

Former IUSM researcher, administrator Wilkes receives IU President’s Medal for Excellence

Posted on November 10th, 2015 | By Bill W. Hornaday

Dr. David Wilkes, who recently became dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine after serving as former associate vice president for research and executive associate dean for research affairs at Indiana University School of Medicine, is one of the latest recipients of the President’s Medal of Excellence at IU. The President’s Medal is […]

DiMarchi to keynote, Kelley to be honored at Innovation to Enterprise event set for Nov. 4

Posted on October 29th, 2015 | By Bill W. Hornaday

One of Indiana University’s most distinguished researchers, Richard DiMarchi, will serve as keynote speaker for the IUPUI Innovation to Enterprise Forum & Showcase set for Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the IUPUI Campus Center Theater. The event highlights the research and creative successes of IU faculty, scientists and students, which will be featured during a showcase […]

Auricyte wins Best Pre-Venture category at BioCrossroads New Venture competition, while Arrhythotech places second overall

Posted on October 15th, 2015 | By Bill W. Hornaday

Auricyte LLC, launched by three Indiana University scientists to cure hearing loss by turning human stem cells into hearing cells, won the Best Pre-Venture category Wednesday (Oct. 14) at the BioCrossroads New Venture Competition. The victory marks the third time in four years that a product of IU’s Spin Up program, created by the Indiana […]