‘It’s really important to me to use my voice for the millions of sufferers of all chronic diseases’

Post courtesy of IU newsroom intern Bailey Briscoe: At 6 years old, Sneha Dave was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. The chronic inflammatory bowel disease that causes ulcers on the large intestine is also an autoimmune disease, which means that in addition to her body shutting down from the disease, her immune system was attacking itself. […]

IU senior Connor McWhinney found a home at IU Dance Marathon

IU senior Connor McWhinney knows what it’s like to have your world change in an instance. His senior year of high school, McWhinney was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system that required three months of chemotherapy at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. The diagnosis changed the McWhinney’s life, not […]

“IU Dance Marathon has impacted my life much more than I ever could have imagined”

When junior Allison Stevens first decided to be a part of Indiana University Dance Marathon, she thought it would be a fun thing to do with her friends. But being a part of the annual event that raises money for Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health has changed Stevens’ life in a profound way. “IUDM […]