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An update on the TACTIC study – asymptomatic COVID-19 in Indianapolis

2020-08-25T17:04:22-04:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Research Spotlight, Uncategorized|

In April, we began a new research study called Tracking Asymptomatic COVID-19 Through Indianapolis Communities (TACTIC). The study is now complete, and we want to share the results with you and the community. The major takeaways from the study are: The infection rate in people without symptoms was 0.2% (1 out of 511 people). [...]

Can you become immune to COVID-19 without getting the disease?

2020-05-29T16:54:57-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Research Spotlight|

Researchers all over the world are trying to learn more about what causes COVID-19, including how people develop immunity to the disease. A team from Indiana University School of Medicine is starting a new study to find out how that immunity can develop and change over time, and you can help them by volunteering [...]

Recovered from COVID-19? Your blood can support research.

2020-05-13T17:13:55-04:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Adults, COVID-19, Health, Indiana Biobank, Research Spotlight, Uncategorized|

As researchers all over the world continue efforts learn more about the coronavirus and its resulting disease, COVID-19, the Indiana Biobank is offering a new opportunity for the public to help - by donating blood. The Indiana University School of Medicine is asking all Indiana residents who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood [...]

Could you have COVID-19 even if you don’t feel sick?

2020-05-13T17:14:24-04:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Adults, COVID-19, Research Spotlight|

Researchers all over the world are trying to learn more about COVID-19, the new coronavirus, but they still have many questions about what it is and how it spreads. Many scientists here in Indiana are launching various studies to discover the answers to their questions. A new study, just launched this week, is called Tracking [...]

IU School of Medicine researchers discover new treatment with help from Tyler Trent’s cell lines

2020-02-10T14:23:35-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Cancer, Kids, Research Spotlight|

Most Indiana residents recognize the name Tyler Trent. Tyler was a Purdue University student and football superfan who died on January 1, 2019, after waging a long and valiant fight against an aggressive form of bone cancer. Tyler’s legacy as a research advocate started years ago while he was a patient at Riley Children’s Health. [...]

Learn more about the Indiana Biobank

2019-07-22T15:01:33-04:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Health, Research Spotlight|

The Indiana Biobank at IU Health was established in 2010, as a resource for scientists to have access to blood and tissue samples, along with patient health information, located in one place (a bank) to conduct research on many diseases and health conditions that affect Hoosiers, in hopes of better understanding and finding solutions. You [...]

New and improved All IN for Health volunteer registry

2019-04-18T14:14:16-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Health, Research Spotlight|

We are very pleased to announce a technology upgrade to the All IN for Health volunteer registry! You will notice an updated look, including an easy-to-navigate participant dashboard. Among new features: automated matching to studies for which you may be eligible. You'll see these studies listed on your volunteer dashboard. Existing volunteers, your email address [...]

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

2019-02-04T17:19:02-05:00August 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 [...]

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