School of Pharmacy

UMKC researchers awarded $8.3 million NIH grant to study ‘crosstalk’ between bones and muscles

Posted by on July 17, 2012 at 9:46 am

The University of Missouri-Kansas City has received a five-year, $8.3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study the relationship between osteoporosis (loss of bone density) and sarcopenia (loss of muscle mass) as people age. The research will be led by Lynda Bonewald, Ph.D., Curators’ Professor […]

School of Pharmacy researcher exploring effect of light on gene expression

Posted by on October 5, 2011 at 2:21 pm

UMKC School of Pharmacy faculty and student researchers in the lab of Simon Friedman, Ph.D., are working to refine a technique for controlling gene expression with light. Dr. Friedman, Associate Professor in the Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the School of Pharmacy, recently received a grant through the National Science Foundation Chemistry of Life Processes […]

UMKC School of Pharmacy professor receives 2011 CPNP Saklad Award

Posted by on May 12, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Dr. Roger Sommi (left) and Dr. Steven Stoner of the UMKC School of Pharmacy at the 2011 CPNP Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz. The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that Roger W. Sommi, PharmD, Professor of Pharmacy and Psychiatry, has been awarded the 2011 Judith J. Saklad Award […]

UMKC Hospital Hill Campus hosts 2011 Health Sciences Research Summit

Posted by on April 22, 2011 at 2:46 pm

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 […]

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

Posted by on May 10, 2010 at 8:24 am

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 […]