School of Science faculty discuss critical issues at Addiction Researchers Showcase
School of Science faculty, public officials and treatment professionals came together for the IUPUI School of Science Addiction Researchers Showcase held on August 14.
Researchers from the School of Science and School of Medicine presented on their cutting-edge research in various areas of addiction.
NIH funds major biobank expansion at IU School of Medicine to support Alzheimer's disease research
With a grant from the National Institute of Health's National Institute on Aging, Indiana University School of Medicine will dramatically increase the size and scope of the biobank that stores DNA and other biological samples used by researchers globally to better understand, treat and hopefully cure Alzheimer's disease. The grant is expected to last three years and total $12 million pending the availability of funds.
Project SEED Inspires Disadvantaged Science Students
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Physics Researchers use Big Red II to Assess Vitamin E’s Ability to Protect Vital Fatty Acids
Omega-3 polyunsaturated acids (n-3 PUFA) are fatty acids found in fish oils that have multiple health benefits. Various research has shown that dietary consumptions of fish oils can help with cardiovascular diseases, cancer preventions, inflammatory processes, and metabolism improvements. However, it is easy for these fatty acids to be oxidized, and once oxidation happens, health benefits are likely to be lost. Therefore, it is crucial for science to find a way to prevent the oxidation of n-3 PUFA consumed in the diet, and one possible solution is vitamin E.