IAMI partners with BioNovus to develop bladder cancer drug
IAMI and BioNovus join to speed biotech, pharma commercialization on bladder cancer drug. Read More
RareKC Leadership Summit 2017 - Thursday, March 2 at 8:00 a.m.
Join families and community leaders to discuss the unique challenges and unmet needs of Rare Disease as we advance medical innovation in Kansas City. Read more.
Higuchi Biosciences Center announces the 2016 J.R. and Inez Jay Fund research awards
Three projects were selected this year to receive the 2016 J.R. and Inez Jay Fund research award. 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.
Feb 24, 2017