IAMI partners with BioNovus to develop bladder cancer drug
IAMI and BioNovus join to speed biotech, pharma commercialization on bladder cancer drug. Read More
Investiture ceremony honors Scott Weir, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Scott Weir, Pharm.D., Ph.D., was invested as the Kelly Family Foundation IAMI Professor in Cancer Drug Discovery and Development. Read more.
KU Cancer Center and Children's Mercy receive grant for childhood cancer research
Braden's Hope announced it will award $3 million to advance childhood cancer research at The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Children's Mercy. Learn more
Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation
The Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI) serves as a national model for philanthropy, industry and universities to collaborate in advancing university innovations in life sciences by:
Vision Change the standard of care for pediatric, adolescent and adult patients living with diseases including cancer and rare diseases.
Mission Discover and develop pharmaceuticals and diagnostics with a clear path to market.
Core Hypothesis The investment in high potential academic projects with industry-experienced leadership will enhance the yield of commercial products that benefit patients.
Children's Mercy Kansas City
Together, IAMI and Children's Mercy Kansas City have advanced several discoveries to patient treatments.
Frontiers Heartland Institute
IAMI and Frontiers accelerate the process of lab discoveries becoming patient treatments.
KU Cancer Center
Innovation and discovery drive the partnership between The University of Kansas Cancer Center and IAMI.
KU Endowment financially supports IAMI to bring new drugs and treatments to the market.
May 23, 2017