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schwab-paramedicinePurdue team assists with K-12 immunization efforts in Montgomery County

A nationally acclaimed community paramedicine program in western Indiana will continue to expand services, thanks to assistance from Purdue University faculty and a student.


rietdyk-shirley-portraitWatch your step: Study finds that sex, medications and physical activity affect fall frequency

New research from the Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences reveals that young adults’ sex, number of prescription medications, and amount of physical activity have a significant effect on their falling patterns, which have previously received scant study.


cancer-data-scienceData science pairs with cancer research for better diagnostics, therapies

The next generation of treatments for cancer may be found, not by scientists peering through microscopes, but by computer scientists crunching numbers. Thanks to unprecedented amounts of data, Purdue University researchers from the College of Science are using innovative data science techniques to better understand the genetics and cellular biology of cancer cells and tumors.


ruple-agingCan dogs live longer?

Audrey Ruple loves Great Danes so much that, while in the middle of Texas on a family vacation in 2012, she made the decision to get another one.


purdue-online2Purdue offering new online master’s degree in health administration

Purdue University is offering a new online Master of Health Administration degree designed to train the next generation of health care administrators and to boost the skills and careers of early-career administrators already in the field.


dai-migji-portrait‘Undruggable’ cancer protein becomes druggable, thanks to shrub

A chemist from Purdue University has found a way to synthesize a compound to fight a previously “undruggable” cancer protein with benefits across a myriad of cancer types.


shi-spinalTechnology to treat neurological diseases, pain wins Indiana fund’s commercialization award

Technology to provide new options for patients with neurological disease and pain has received major new support.


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