2.1 million people in the metro area – known as the Circle City and for the Indianapolis 500 – Indianapolis has a thriving life sciences sector that is bolstered by major life science companies in Bloomington to the south and both West Lafayette and Warsaw to the north. Big Players include Elevance (fka Anthem) and Lilly Pharmaceuticals. Innovators include INCOG Biopharma, Springbuk and Trimedx. Primary health systems include IU Health, Ascension St. Vincent, Eskenazi and Franciscan Health. The Indiana University School of Medicine dates to 1903 and the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine dates to 2013.

MBX Biosciences Closes on $115M in Drug-Development Funding

CARMEL, Ind. – Nov. 14 — Carmel-based MBX Biosciences Inc. said Monday it has closed on $115 million in funding to help advance the development of therapeutics to treat rare endocrine disorders…more

Adrienne Sims, Psy.D., Joins Indiana University Health as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

INDIANAPOLIS – Nov. 7, 2022 — Adrienne D. Sims, Psy.D., has joined Indiana University Health as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. She was vice president of human resources & talent management for the past four years for OneAmerica Financial Partners, located in Indianapolis…more