Dr. Ana Bento, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostats at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, is helping to steer national strategies and policies on school’s decisions to close and reopen due to COVID-19 as a member of new advisory group through the World Health Organization.
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Americans’ interest in seeking information about the novel coronavirus online spiked the day after the first case of COVID-19 was announced in their state but decreased back to baseline levels in less than two weeks, according to a study by researchers at Indiana University.
Indiana University and rural health care providers are joining forces to track patient reports of COVID-19 symptoms, analyze the virus’s spread and help residents make informed health care decisions.
IU research shows most states have followed a similar policy path, starting with emergency declarations and ending with stay-at-home orders Indiana University researchers have released results from the first comprehensive study of how COVID-19 mitigation policies affect measures of individual movement and contact in the United States. The results indicate that government mandates that happened… Read more »
Dr. Evan Mayo-Wilson, an associate professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been awarded $146,087 by the Restoring Invisible and Abandoned Trials (RIAT) Initiative. Supported by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the RIAT Initiative focuses on the reanalysis and publication of clinical trial results that have not been reported completely or correctly.
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 »
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 »