Dr. Evan Mayo-Wilson, an associate professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, and Dr. Sean Grant, an assistant professor at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health in Indianapolis, have received a $238,975 research grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. The grant will be used to improve research that informs health… Read more »
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Dr. Daniella Chusyd from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been awarded a one-year $15,000 grant from Microsoft AI for Earth for the use of its Azure software.
An equipment proposal from Dr. Molly Rosenberg and Dr. Christina Ludema entitled “Developing an IU-based research program to improve campus sexual health and safety with wearable alcohol monitors” has been selected by the Office of the Provost for Research (OVPR) for funding.
Dr. Daniella Chusyd from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been selected to receive a 2018-2019 Postdoc Challenge award from the Indiana Clinical Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI). Her project is titled “Early life trauma and biological aging in a long-lived animal model” and focuses on the relationship between early life adversity and longevity using… Read more »
A new study co-led by Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington found that mice who repeatedly lost and regained weight, also known as weight cycling or “yo-yo dieting,” lived significantly longer than their obese counterparts — and in some cases even lived longer than mice who lost weight and kept it off permanently. The study, published in… Read more »
The Indiana University School of Public Health, working with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska (NSRI), and Nebraska Medicine and been conducting military research and training exercises for the Department of Defense (DoD) and providing training for civilian responders from across the nation. The team… Read more »
A team led by Ka He, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, has received a $1.5 million National Institute of Health R01 grant for a two-year study titled “Trace mineral levels, metabolomics, and diabetes risk.” The study will examine whether geographic variation in… Read more »
A recent study by researchers at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, published by the journal Neurology, examined the association between urinary cadmium levels and the incidence of ischemic stroke as well as possible effect modifications.
Ming Li, assistant professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has received a $170,000 grant to study the role of genetic and environmental determinants that influence the risk of congenital heart defects. Using innovative biostatistical approaches and applying them to identify gene-by-gene and gene-by-environment combinations that may jointly influence the disease risk may lead to more precise… Read more »
A research team including David B. Allison, Ph.D. Dean of the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington and led by James L. Kirkland, M.D., Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, found that injecting even a small number of senescent (older) cells into young, healthy mice causes damage that can result in physical dysfunction…. Read more »
In a recent study published in Environment International, “Serum mercury concentration and the risk of ischemic stroke: The Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Trace Element Study,” a team of IU School of Public Health-Bloomington researchers, led by Cheng Chen, examined the association between serum mercury levels with the incidence of ischemic stroke… Read more »
Could criminal and antisocial behavior be linked to the distribution of lead within a region? That is the question Erik J. Nelson, assistant professor in epidemiology and biostatistics at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, in collaboration with lead author Brian B. Boutwell of Saint Louis University, sought to answer in the ecological… Read more »