Archive for May, 2010

UMKC scientists and NASA collaborators receive $1.4 million grant for Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science

May 19, 2010

Professors Jimmy Adegoke and Jejung Lee, UMKC College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Geosciences, are part of a team of researchers that recently received a $1.4 million Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science (IDS) grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The three-year grant supports new research on the interactions and feedbacks between […]

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UMKC’s Vision Research Center develops a novel strategy to treat glaucoma

May 18, 2010

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) Vision Research Center has been awarded a $100,000 grant (over two years) from the American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) for their proposal “Protection of optic nerve head astrocytes and structure in glaucoma.” Degeneration or acute damage of the retina due to glaucoma is a major cause of visual loss […]

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UMKC researchers conduct pilot weight-management program for the U.S. military

May 10, 2010

Despite the assumption that active-duty military members are in normal weight and fit, the U.S. military is struggling with escalating rates of overweight and obesity. Studies have long shown that the increasing numbers of people in our society who are overweight or obese often suffer from reduced social status, reduced employment opportunities, and increased morbidity […]

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