The two-year, $200,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse will be supplemented by funding from the IU School of Medicine.
The Indiana University School of Medicine is leading a three-year, $30 million concussion study sponsored by the NCAA and U.S. Department of Defense.
Four proposals were submitted for the new medical school location, but officials say Evansville was the overwhelming favorite.
Butyl-benzyl-phthalate (BBP) is common in everything from vinyl flooring to fake leather.
The test could be especially useful for children of families with a history of the disease.
Medical experts say studies show an Indianapolis smoking ban is likely to have an effect for both smokers and non-smokers.
Brains of mentally ill patients from the 19th Century will be used to develop 21st Century treatments for their modern forebears.
Using cocaine can increase the likelihood of developing glaucoma by as much as 40 percent, says new IU School of Medicine research.