Grand Rounds Lecture Series (click for full calendar)
Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Speaker: Luis de Lecea, Ph.D.
Lecture title: To Sleep or Not to Sleep? Optogenetic Control of Arousal Circuits
Location: IUSM Neuroscience Center/Goodman Hall auditorium
This Grand Rounds is part of the Greater Indiana Society for Neuroscience (link) annual meeting. For information on the full day event, please visit their website.
Addiction Symposium (click for full calendar)
Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Speaker: Palmer MacKie, M.D.
Lecture title: Alchemy: Pillution to Repatriation
Location: IUSM Neuroscience Center/Goodman Hall, room 1353B
Congratulations to Dr. Anantha Shekhar, for receiving the highest academic rank Indiana University bestows upon faculty!
Dr. Naomi Swiezy discusses how important the Riley Children's Foundation's donors are to the HANDS in Autism Program.
The Precision Health Initiative, led by Dr. Shekhar, was selected as the first recipient for IU’s new $300 million Grand Challenges research program.
Psychiatry Professor Alexander B. Niculescu and colleagues at IU and at Scripps have identified genes at the interface of mood, stress and longevity, along with potential therapeutics, as described in IU press release , technical press, and international media.
Dr. McAllister was on hand for the unveiling of the new Simon Skjodt Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit at Riley Hospital as covered by Fox 59.
Psychiatry Professor Alexander B. Niculescu and colleagues identify objective predictors of suicidality in women, as described in IU press release.
Dr. McAllister will participate in an expert panel to discuss the issue of concussions related to participation in sports and recreational activities at the next Frameworx session.
Dr. Anantha Shekhar was named IU Health Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs for Clinical Research.
Dr. McAllister recently participated in an expert panel on sports-induced brain trauma on the Charlie Rose show.
Congratulations to Dr. Nurnberger for recognition as a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and a new member of the Alliance of Distinguished and Titled Professors at Indiana University.
Psychiatry Professor Alexander B. Niculescu and colleagues developed a combination of apps and blood tests for predicting suicide, as described in IU press release, and as featured in New Scientist and Washington Post.
Psychiatry Professor, Dr. Anantha Shekhar, selected to lead IU School of Medicine Research as Executive Associate Dean for Research Affairs.
Increase in Indiana HIV cases prompts needle exchange discussion on NPR's "Weekend Edition" with their guest Dr. Andy Chambers.
Dr. Andy Chambers discusses addiction prevention and treatment on Sound Medicine.
Dr. John I. Nurnberger, Jr., has been promoted to Distinguished Professor, the highest academic rank bestowed on faculty by Indiana University.
IUSM Researchers, including Psychiatry's Dr. Fred Unverzagt, received a NIH grant to evaluate advantages of exercise, physical and/or cognitive, on the aging brain.
IUSM/NCAA hosted a meeting organizing the national concussion research project led by leaders in the field including Dr. Thomas McAllister.
Dr. Mary Guerriero Austrom appointed IUSM Associate Dean of Diversity Affairs.
Chairman, Dr. Thomas McAllister, leads administration and operations for NCAA/Department of Defense $30 million grant.
Prototype genetic test for alcoholism developed by Dr. Alexander Niculescu and colleagues
Congratulations to Dr. GenaLynne Mooneyham (PGY3 Triple Board Resident) for receiving the Association of Women Psychiatrists 2014 International Fellowship!
Dr. Andy Chambers speaks about recent FDA approval of Zohydro ER
IU Psychiatrist John Nurnberger presented with lifetime achievement award
Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute receives $30 million grant renewal from National Institutes of Health
IU research attributes high rates of smoking among mentally ill to addiction vulnerability
District branch of the Indiana Psychiatric Society finds key to recruiting residents
The new Neurosciences Clinical Research Center, located in Goodman Hall, has officially opened its doors
IU School of Medicine researcher to advise China on accelerating research
Novel technology seen as new, more accurate way to diagnose and treat autism
Additional Results from Phase 3 Trial of IVIg in Alzheimers Reported at AAIC
The BRAIN Initiative is part of a new Presidential focus aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain
What symptoms are associated with psychosis? A Sound Medicine interview with Dr. Alan Breier
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a new FDA approved treatment for depression, now available at our University Hospital Clinic