Advanced research training at the Indiana University School of Medicine provides you with the expertise and support you need to accomplish your professional goals. IUSM conducts a broad range of translational and clinical research which expand your knowledge and skills and prepare you for your career.
The school holds more than $250 million in research grants and contracts, including more than $100 million in awards from the National Institutes of Health. It hosts federally designated centers of excellence in women's health, cancer, kidney disease, Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, alcohol research, arthritis, a general clinical research center, and sexually transmitted disease centers on both the pediatric and adult levels. Also affiliated with the IU School of Medicine is the Regenstrief Institute, an international leader in medical informatics.
The school is home to the $155 million Indiana Genomics Initiative, Indiana University's multidisciplinary research enterprise that harnesses the power of genomics to promote health and prevent disease.
The IU School of Medicine is engaged in an aggressive program to double its research enterprise by adding nearly 400 new investigators. In addition, since 2000, the IUSM has added 660,000 square feet of state-of-the-art research facilities.
With Research Core Laboratories, Research Centers, Research Institutes in a wide spectrum of areas, you have the opportunity to contribute to cutting edge research while furthering your own professional development.
In addition, the OPA works closely with the newly formed IUSM Postdoctoral Association to address the needs and concerns of IUSM Postdocs. This includes providing a Postdoc Buddy program specifically to help new and incoming postdocs in adjusting to a new city and job by matching them with existing postdocs at IUSM as well as offering professional and social events.