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UMKC and Broad Institute researchers sequence complete genome of Athlete’s Foot fungus

Published on September 4, 2012 By johnaustin

Researchers at the UMKC School of Biological Sciences, working with investigators at the Broad Institute in Cambridge, Mass., have sequenced the complete genomes for five separate fungi in the dermatophyte group, which cause a variety of fungal infections, including athlete’s foot. The work at UMKC was performed in the lab of Theodore White, Ph.D., Interim […]

Dr. Diane Harper participates in WHO presentation on cervical cancer at World Cancer Congress

Published on August 30, 2012 By johnaustin

Diane Harper, M.D., joined representatives from the World Health Organization in a presentation August 29 in Montreal for the World Cancer Congress – Union for International Cancer Control, which represents the largest network dedicated to global cancer control. Dr. Harper, Professor of Medicine in the UMKC Departments of Community and Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and […]

UMKC Department of Ophthalmology Awarded Blindness Prevention Grant

Published on August 30, 2012 By johnaustin

Researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine have received a four-year challenge grant of $220,000 from Research to Prevent Blindness, the leading voluntary health organization supporting eye research directed at the prevention, treatment or eradication of all diseases that threaten vision. The research will be directed by […]

UMKC Hospital Hill Campus hosts 2011 Health Sciences Research Summit

Published on April 22, 2011 By johnaustin

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 […]