Life & Health Sciences
August 24, 2016
Indiana University researchers who want to launch a company based on their innovation and strengthen its bottom line now have access to business services through IURTC's Spin Up entrepreneurship program.
August 4, 2016
Can a caregiver of a person with Alzheimer's disease make meaningful use of a social networking site like Facebook? Researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis are looking for volunteers for a pilot study to see if an innovative Facebook web app can help provide much-needed support to unpaid caregivers of people with Alzheimer's.
August 2, 2016
With the games set to begin Aug. 5 in Rio, IU experts in economics, public health, media studies, cybersecurity, public and environmental affairs, and business are available to discuss issues including Zika and other health concerns, how coverage of the games might frame discussion on other topics, and Brazil's ability to pull off a worldwide event and its long-term future.
Mechanical engineering researcher gets $1.3M grant to study preventing post-traumatic osteoarthritisJuly 26, 2016
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.3 million grant to Diane Wagner, an associate professor of mechanical engineering with the School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, to evaluate a new method of strengthening damaged cartilage, preventing it from progressing to a debilitating form of arthritis.
IU-based startup Arrhythmotech awarded $1.47M NIH grant to study atrial fibrillation, nerve activityJuly 21, 2016
The life sciences company based on Indiana University technology will use the two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine if nerve activity is associated with atrial fibrillation, a common heart-rhythm disorder.
July 19, 2016
An Indiana University technology that could accelerate work conducted by drug discovery researchers, cancer biologists and vascular biologists has been licensed to a life science company in the United Kingdom.
July 14, 2016
Officials at Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. have reported that four startups were launched by researchers at IUPUI and IU School of Medicine through the Spin Up program in the 2015-16 fiscal year.
July 12, 2016
IURTC realized a year-over-year jump of 43 spots, from 86th to 43rd, as it increased its annual number of patents from 25 to 47.