Archive for April, 2011

UMKC School of Medicine receives $1.5 million gift to create Endowed Chair in Pathology

April 29, 2011

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine announced the receipt of a gift commitment of $1.5 million to fund the creation of an Endowed Chair in Pathology. The gift comes from an alumnus of the medical school who wishes to remain anonymous, but wants to express his support for the School of Medicine’s […]

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NIH awards $1.46 million to fund Children’s Mercy-Truman-UMKC Center for Neonatal Research

April 27, 2011

The NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development announced a five year grant totaling $1,463,866 for The Children’s Mercy-Truman-UMKC Center, one of only 18 NIH-funded Neonatal Research Network centers in the nation, and the only one in Missouri or Kansas. This new Neonatal Research Network site at Children’s Mercy Hospitals […]

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UMKC Hospital Hill Campus hosts 2011 Health Sciences Research Summit

April 22, 2011

The UMKC Health and Life Sciences Schools co-hosted the UMKC Health Sciences Research Summit on Wednesday, April 20, in the UMKC Health Sciences Building on the Hospital Hill Campus. The purpose of the Research Summit was to make the UMKC community aware of the health sciences related research being conducted in the Schools of Biological […]

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Researchers find improved technology is improving outcomes for cardiac stent patients

April 20, 2011

Results of study led by UMKC-St. Luke’s investigators featured in the New England Journal of Medicine While coronary artery bypass surgery has long been the standard treatment for patients with the most extensive forms of coronary artery disease, the results of a recent study by an international team of researchers suggests that advances in technology […]

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