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Michael Econs and Kenneth White
May 21, 2018

Three Decades of Research Culminates in FDA Drug Approval

By Emily McKnight:
Indiana CTSI-supported research led by two Indiana University School of Medicine faculty members has culminated in U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of a new drug for patients with an uncommon, painful and deforming bone disease.
IU School of Medicine researchers Michael Econs and Kenneth White (Photo courtesy of Indiana University)
The drug, burosumab, treats X-linked hypophosphatemia, or XLH. It is being brought to market by Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. in collaboration with Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. and its European subsidiary, Kyowa Kirin International PLC, under the brand name Crysvita.
XLH is a phosphate-wasting disease that causes rickets and osteomalacia, or softening...

Chris Rochet and Riyi Shi
April 26, 2018

CTSI-Supported Researchers Identify ‘Key’ Molecule in Parkinson’s Disease

By Steve Tally:
A molecule has been identified that appears to play an important role in the development of Parkinson’s disease, a debilitating disease that affects millions of people around the world.
A key factor in the development of Parkinson’s disease has been identified by a team of researchers at Purdue University. Jean-Christophe (Chris) Rochet, professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology in the College of Pharmacy (left) and Dr. Riyi Shi, professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. (Purdue University photo by Alex Kumar)
The discovery could lead...

March 1, 2017

Applications sought for summer undergraduate research interns

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute is accepting applications for summer interns as part of its undergraduate clinical and translational research program, which provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to work with Indiana CTSI mentors on projects designed to increase their awareness of and interest in translational research.
The program is geared toward students who are keenly interested in research. However, in addition to conducting research, program activities will include training and workshops focused on developing skills in public speaking, writing, presentation preparation, how to deal with personal issues in postgraduate training and academic environments, research ethics, interviewing and...