KU School of Medicine News http://www.kumc.edu/ News articles related to the University of Kansas School of Medicine. en-us Tue, 23 May 2017 19:23:31 -0500 Tue, 23 May 2017 19:23:31 -0500 University of Kansas School of Nursing to open new campus location in Salina http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/son-salina-campus.html In an effort to attract and educate professional nurses in rural parts of Kansas, the University of Kansas School of Nursing is partnering with Salina Regional Health Center to open a new campus location in Salina, Kansas. Tue, 16 May 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/son-salina-campus.html May graduate is fourth member of Sullivan family to earn a diploma from the University of Kansas School of Medicine http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/michael-sullivan-grad.html When Michael Sullivan walks across the stage and collects his diploma from the University of Kansas School of Medicine this month, he will become part of a family legacy of doctors that spans four generations and dates back nearly 100 years. Mon, 08 May 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/michael-sullivan-grad.html Mother and daughter receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from KU http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/mom-daughter-bsn.html Mother's Day will bring an odd mix of mortar boards, memories and joy to the Bradley family of Prairie Village, Kansas. On May 14, 21-year-old Madi and her 49-year-old mother, Dawn, will be don their graduation regalia and head to Lawrence for the University of Kansas Commence ceremony where they will walk down Campanile Hill together on their way to receiving Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from KU Mon, 08 May 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/mom-daughter-bsn.html Rock ‘n’ roll researcher packing his bowties and saying goodbye to KU Medical Center http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/jason-sisante.html After nearly five years of doctoral work in rehabilitation science, medical researcher Jason-Flor Sisante is packing up his freshly minted dissertation along with his guitar and his bowties and leaving the University of Kansas Medical Center to write the next chapter in a storied career that has already included stops as a NASA intern and collaborating with researchers at Duke and Yale universities. Mon, 08 May 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/jason-sisante.html Project ECHO is helping KU Medical Center asthma experts build a virtual community throughout the state http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/project-echo-asthma.html An interprofessional team of health care professionals from the University of Kansas Medical Center is creating a virtual community to share the latest in asthma management and treatment with their peers throughout the state and as far away as the West African nation of Ghana thanks to technology provided by Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes). Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/project-echo-asthma.html Carrie Ciro named chair of KU Department of Occupational Therapy Education http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ciro-ot-chair.html Carrie Ciro, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, has been named the chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy Education in the University of Kansas School of Health Professions, effective July 1. Ciro comes to the University of Kansas Medical Center from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where she has served in the College of Allied Health since 2010. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ciro-ot-chair.html Patricia Kluding named chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kluding-ptrs-chair.html The University of Kansas School of Health Professions announced Patricia Kluding, Ph.D., PT, as the new chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, effective March 16. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kluding-ptrs-chair.html KU School of Medicine students learn where they will do their residencies http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/match-day-2017.html Match Day is an annual rite of passage for medical students across the country. Matches are made by the nonprofit National Resident Matching Program using an algorithm to determine the pairings based on preferences submitted by the applicants and the residency programs. Students submit their preferences after interviewing with various residency programs. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/match-day-2017.html KU-led research team looks to predict outcomes of protein mutations with award from Keck Foundation http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/advancing-personalized-medicine.html The field of personalized medicine stands to grow even more, thanks to a research team led by the University of Kansas Medical Center that received a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to develop a set of rules that will predict how specific amino acid mutations alter the functions of proteins in the body. Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/advancing-personalized-medicine.html How polio, iron lungs and Clarke Wescoe changed patient care at KU Medical Center http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/eaton-polio-history.html Every day, hundreds walk by the non-descript entryways to the Eaton Building on the University of Kansas Medical Center campus. Doctors, nurses, faculty and students pass by fully unaware of the important secrets that the 77-year-old structure keeps regarding the history of desegregation at the medical center. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/eaton-polio-history.html Startup to market KU invention that reduces errors in breast cancer diagnoses http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/radpath-solutions.html A startup company, Rad/Path Solutions LLC, is set to manufacture a novel device that could improve breast cancer detection, while also reducing the number of false positives by up to 25 percent. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/radpath-solutions.html Research is at the heart of decade-long collaboration on smoking cessation between KU Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/research-is-at-the-heart-of-decade-long-collaboration-on-smoking-cessation-between-ku-medical-center-and-the-university-of-kansas-hospital.html UKanQuit, a joint inpatient program between the University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital, is helping smokers succeed in quitting Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/research-is-at-the-heart-of-decade-long-collaboration-on-smoking-cessation-between-ku-medical-center-and-the-university-of-kansas-hospital.html KU rises to No. 19 in U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of online nursing master’s degree programs http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/son-online-rankings-2017.html The University of Kansas School of Nursing’s online master’s degree program took a major leap into the top 20 in the latest Best Online Graduate Programs rankings released recently by U. S. News & World Report. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/son-online-rankings-2017.html Kirmayer Center earns medical fitness facility certification http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kirmayer-center-earns-medical-fitness-facility-certification.html Kirmayer Healthy Lifestyle Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center has been named a certified medical fitness facility by the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), making it the first university-based facility to earn this certification, joining more than 40 other facilities worldwide to receive this distinction. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kirmayer-center-earns-medical-fitness-facility-certification.html KU researchers find statins may hold keys to future cancer treatment http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-reseachers-find-statins-may-hold-keys-to-future-cancer-treatment.html Tomoo Iwakuma, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and his team have published the first research showing how the use of statins, such as Lipitor (atorvastatin), Crestor (rosuvastatin) and Mevacor (lovastatin), can shut down structurally mutated p53 proteins that can accelerate cancer progression. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-reseachers-find-statins-may-hold-keys-to-future-cancer-treatment.html KU Medical Center year-in-review http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-year-in-review.html A look back at some of the University of Kansas Medical Center accomplishments that made headlines globally, nationally and locally in 2016 Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-year-in-review.html New KU research sheds light on behavioral differences between boys and girls with autism http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-ku-research-sheds-light-on-behavioral-differences-between-boys-and-girls-with-autism.html Newly published research done through the Girls Night Out (GNO) program based at the University of Kansas Medical Center, is shedding new light on ways care providers may need to treat the two genders differently Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-ku-research-sheds-light-on-behavioral-differences-between-boys-and-girls-with-autism.html KU and KU Medical Center part of consortium to receive $13.75 million in US DOT grant money http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-and-ku-medical-center-part-of-consortium-to-receive-1375-million-in-us-dot-grant-money.html The University of Kansas Medical Center and the University of Kansas are collaborators in a seven-school consortium that will receive roughly $13.75 million in grant money during the next five years from the United States Department of Transportation to research ways to make the country’s roadways safer Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-and-ku-medical-center-part-of-consortium-to-receive-1375-million-in-us-dot-grant-money.html Master of Public Health graduate plays a role in Kansas City’s Tobacco 21 campaign http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/master-of-public-health-graduate-plays-a-role-in-kansas-city’s-tobacco-21-campaign.html Christi Nance, who received her Master of Public Health degree in May from the University of Kansas, is playing a key role in advocating for limitations on the availability of tobacco for youth Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:45:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/master-of-public-health-graduate-plays-a-role-in-kansas-city’s-tobacco-21-campaign.html Successful targeted injectable chemotherapy treatment for dogs could lead to human trials http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/successful-targeted-injectable-chemotherapy-treatment-for-dogs-could-lead-to-human-trials.html Researchers at KU Medical Center and the University of Kansas have created a new injectable cancer compound that has shown great promise in treating tumors in dogs and is now ready for human trials Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/successful-targeted-injectable-chemotherapy-treatment-for-dogs-could-lead-to-human-trials.html The KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center renews national designation, expands research and partnerships http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/the-ku-alzheimer’s-disease-center-renews-national-designation-expands-research-and-partnerships.html The University of Kansas Medical Center announced that the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center had its national designation renewed for five years by the National Institute on Aging Fri, 04 Nov 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/the-ku-alzheimer’s-disease-center-renews-national-designation-expands-research-and-partnerships.html Silver City expands services while celebrating 10 years in the Argentine community http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/silver-city-expands-services-while-celebrating-10-years-in-the-argentine-community.html Silver City Health Center, the University of Kansas School of Nursing’s nurse-run safety net clinic in the heart of the Argentine neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas, is celebrating 10 years of providing affordable health care to residents in Wyandotte County. Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/silver-city-expands-services-while-celebrating-10-years-in-the-argentine-community.html KU Medical Center poised to make a bigger push into the world of Fulbright programs http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-poised-to-make-a-bigger-push-into-the-world-of-fulbright-programs.html The University of Kansas Medical Center is poised to make a major push into the world of Fulbright Scholarship programs, thanks in part to the arrival of Abiodun Akinwuntan Mon, 03 Oct 2016 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-poised-to-make-a-bigger-push-into-the-world-of-fulbright-programs.html School of Health Professions holds team building workshop http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/school-of-health-professions-holds-team-building-workshop.html University of Kansas School of Health Professions students, faculty and staff come together for collaboration workshop Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/school-of-health-professions-holds-team-building-workshop.html Study suggests link between ads featuring food and children’s dietary choices http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/study-suggests-link-between-ads-featuring-food-and-children’s-dietary-choices.html A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics by researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the University of Missouri-Kansas City is shedding new light on the issue of food commercials and kids. Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/study-suggests-link-between-ads-featuring-food-and-children’s-dietary-choices.html Research at KU Medical Center could pave the way for new treatments to delay ovarian aging http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/research-at-ku-medical-center-could-pave-the-way-for-new-treatments-to-delay-ovarian-aging.html Research at KU Medical Center published in the journal Reproduction could pave the way for new treatments to delay ovarian aging Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/research-at-ku-medical-center-could-pave-the-way-for-new-treatments-to-delay-ovarian-aging.html Incoming School of Nursing class dons white coats during annual Nightingale Ceremony http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/incoming-school-of-nursing-class-dons-white-coats-during-annual-nightingale-ceremony.html Incoming University of Kansas School of Nursing class dons white coats during annual Nightingale Ceremony Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/incoming-school-of-nursing-class-dons-white-coats-during-annual-nightingale-ceremony.html KU Medical Center students volunteer their time and energy on community service days http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-volunteer-their-time-and-energy-on-community-service-days.html Incoming students to the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions volunteered their time and energy on community service days Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-volunteer-their-time-and-energy-on-community-service-days.html Four Kansas community colleges join University of Kansas in innovative nursing education program that will allow students to stay in communities http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/four-kansas-community-colleges-join-university-of-kansas-in-innovative-nursing-education-program-that-will-allow-students-to-stay-in-communities.html Four Kansas community colleges are joining with the University of Kansas School of Nursing in a groundbreaking nursing education model that allows students to simultaneously earn their Associate’s degree in Nursing and Bachelor of Science degree Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/four-kansas-community-colleges-join-university-of-kansas-in-innovative-nursing-education-program-that-will-allow-students-to-stay-in-communities.html Interprofessional team of health care providers venture to Israel for world-class training http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/interprofessional-team-of-health-care-providers-venture-to-israel-for-world-class-training.html An interprofessional team from the University of Kansas Medical Center, the University of Kansas Hospital and Johnson County Community College traveled to Israel to expand their knowledge regarding simulation training from the staff at the Israel Center for Medical Simulation, a world-class training facility in Tel Aviv. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/interprofessional-team-of-health-care-providers-venture-to-israel-for-world-class-training.html Residents jumpstart their training at KU Medical Center plastic surgery boot camp http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/residents-jumpstart-their-training-at-ku-medical-center-plastic-surgery-boot-camp.html Medical students at the University of Kansas Medical Center attend a boot camp designed to provide a solid grounding in the basics of plastic surgery before they embark on their formal specialty training Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/residents-jumpstart-their-training-at-ku-medical-center-plastic-surgery-boot-camp.html Roy Jensen selected as vice-president of the American Association of Cancer Institutes http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/roy-jensen-selected-as-vice-president-of-the-american-association-of-cancer-institutes.html Roy Jensen, M.D., director of the University of Kansas Cancer Center, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/roy-jensen-selected-as-vice-president-of-the-american-association-of-cancer-institutes.html Marijuana use may lead to stroke and disability http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/marijuana-use-may-lead-to-stroke-and-disability.html Research by scientists at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the University of Missouri-Kansas City indicates there could be a link between marijuana use and an increased chance of having a stroke. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/marijuana-use-may-lead-to-stroke-and-disability.html KU’s Human Performance Lab uses high-tech gadgetry to study neuromuscular diseases http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/human-performance-lab-uses-high-tech-gadgetry-to-study-neuromuscular-diseases.html KU Medical Center's Human Performance Laboratory at the Landon Center on Aging is using full body motion technology for health care research Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/human-performance-lab-uses-high-tech-gadgetry-to-study-neuromuscular-diseases.html Kidney Institute research focuses on paracellular transport of salt http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kidney-institute-research-focuses-on-paracellular-transport-of-salt.html Researchers at the KU Kidney Institute have discovered that paracellular transport is a key to how efficiently the kidneys use energy to keep the human body alive Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kidney-institute-research-focuses-on-paracellular-transport-of-salt.html Randolph Nudo appointed director of the Institute for Neurological Discovery http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/randolph-nudo-appointed-director-of-the-institute-for-neurological-discovery.html Randolph J. Nudo, Ph.D., has been appointed director of the Institute for Neurological Discovery at the University of Kansas Medical Center Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/randolph-nudo-appointed-director-of-the-institute-for-neurological-discovery.html KU ovarian cancer researcher gets a boost from the American Cancer Society http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-ovarian-cancer-researcher-gets-a-boost-from-the-american-cancer-society.html Money raised from hundreds of donors on the social fundraising platform Crowdrise will finance Rebecca Wates ovarian cancer research at KU Medical Center Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-ovarian-cancer-researcher-gets-a-boost-from-the-american-cancer-society.html University of Kansas School of Medicine names Allen Chen Department of Radiation Oncology Chair http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/allen-chen-hired-as-chair-of-radiation-oncology.html Allen M. Chen, M.D., has been appointed the new Joe and Jean Brandmeyer Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/allen-chen-hired-as-chair-of-radiation-oncology.html Respiratory therapy students study art to learn more about patient care http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/respiratory-therapy-students-study-art-to-learn-more-about-patient-care.html Respiratory therapy and education students enrolled in Karen Schell's pulmonary pathology class are part of a research study known as Art Speaks, which focuses on improving students’ observation and verbal communication skills. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/respiratory-therapy-students-study-art-to-learn-more-about-patient-care.html Health Professions student receives three graduate-level degrees in one weekend http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/health-professions-student-receives-three-graduate-level-degrees-in-one-weekend.html Troy Clifford Dargin is awarded a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Arts in political science and a doctorate in speech pathology from KU in May Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/health-professions-student-receives-three-graduate-level-degrees-in-one-weekend.html New hope for patients with inclusion body myositis http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-hope-for-patients-with-inclusion-body-myositis.html A joint study with KU Medical Center and British researchers points toward first treatment for patients with the muscle-wasting disease inclusion body myositis Wed, 01 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-hope-for-patients-with-inclusion-body-myositis.html Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduate is commissioned as officer in Navy Nursing Corps http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/bachelor-of-science-in-nursing-graduate-is-commissioned-as-officer-in-navy-nursing-corps.html Gunnery Sgt. Justin Williams, who received his diploma last weekend from the KU School of Nursing, was commissioned as Ensign Justin Williams in the United States Navy during a ceremony in the School of Nursing Atrium Thu, 19 May 2016 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/bachelor-of-science-in-nursing-graduate-is-commissioned-as-officer-in-navy-nursing-corps.html Commencement 2016 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/commencement-2016.html The University of Kansas Schools of Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing held student recognition ceremonies May 14, 2016, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. Wed, 11 May 2016 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/commencement-2016.html IAMI partners with BioNovus to develop bladder cancer drug http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/iami-partners-with-bionovus-to-develop-bladder-cancer-drug.html The University of Kansas Medical Center's Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI) granted exclusive rights to CicloMed LLC for Ciclopirox Prodrug, a novel agent targeted for the treatment of bladder cancer. Mon, 09 May 2016 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/iami-partners-with-bionovus-to-develop-bladder-cancer-drug.html First two students to graduate from KU-Community College Partnership shared-curriculum program http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/first-two-students-to-graduate-from-ku-community-college-partnership-shared-curriculum-program.html The first graduates in the KU School of Nursing's Kansas University-Community College Nursing Partnership’s (KUCCNP) shared-curriculum program are graduating this spring Fri, 06 May 2016 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/first-two-students-to-graduate-from-ku-community-college-partnership-shared-curriculum-program.html Dance student with autism leads the way as director of a new dance troupe http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/dance-student-with-autism-leads-the-way-as-director-of-a-new-dance-troupe.html A student with the Department of Occupational Therapy Education Project Access dance class is now teaching dance to others with developmental disabilities Thu, 05 May 2016 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/dance-student-with-autism-leads-the-way-as-director-of-a-new-dance-troupe.html A persistent pioneer in breast cancer research http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-persistent-pioneer-in-breast-cancer-research.html University of Kansas Medical Center oncologist Carol Fabian is honored for her work changing the odds for women with breast cancer and those at increased risk for the disease Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-persistent-pioneer-in-breast-cancer-research.html A new NIH-funded study will determine if DHA supplements can prevent premature births http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-new-nih-funded-study-will-determine-if-dha-can-prevent-premature-births.html A $3 million NIH-funded study at the University of Kansas Medical Center will examine whether giving women daily doses of a DHA supplemen during the last half of their pregnancies can aid in preventing early premature births Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-new-nih-funded-study-will-determine-if-dha-can-prevent-premature-births.html KU Medical Center opens the MS Achievement Center http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-opens-the-ms-achievement-center.html People with multiple sclerosis will have new place to seek treatment and support when the MS Achievement Center officially opens in April at the University of Kansas Medical Center Tue, 05 Apr 2016 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-opens-the-ms-achievement-center.html Students, faculty honored at annual Student Leadership Awards ceremony http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/students-faculty-honored-at-annual-student-leadership-awards-ceremony.html University of Kansas Medical Center students, faculty and campus organizations were honored during the annual Student Leadership Awards ceremony March 24 Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/students-faculty-honored-at-annual-student-leadership-awards-ceremony.html A new study finds the drug Arimoclomol shows promise in treating inclusion body myositis http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-drug-shows-promise-against-muscle-wasting-disease.html A study led by the Medical Research Council Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases in London and the University of Kansas Medical Center shows that a new drug called Arimoclomol is successful in treating the muscle-wasting disease inclusion body myositis. Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:15:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-drug-shows-promise-against-muscle-wasting-disease.html KU School of Nursing graduate volunteers on Mercy Ship in Madagascar http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-nursing-graduate-volunteers-on-mercy-ship-in-madagascar.html University of Kansas School of Nursing graduate Brenna Krampf spent eight weeks on the the Africa Mercy – a former Danish rail ferry converted into the world’s largest private hospital ship Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-nursing-graduate-volunteers-on-mercy-ship-in-madagascar.html Match Day 2016: Graduating medical students learn residency destination http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/match-day-2016.html Students from the University of Kansas School of Medicine learn where they will be serving their residencies at Match Day ceremony Fri, 18 Mar 2016 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/match-day-2016.html KU Medical Center programs make the U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Graduate School rankings http://news.ku.edu/2016/03/17/us-news-world-report-highlights-ku-graduate-programs-2017-rankings U.S. News & World Report has ranked 49 graduate programs at the University of Kansas in its 2017 edition of the magazine’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, more than any other school in the state. Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-programs-make-the-us-news-and-world-report-2017-best-graduate-school-rankings.html Phase II adult stem cell therapy heart attack study underway http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/phase-ii-adult-stem-cell-therapy-heart-attack-study-underway.html The Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center (MSCTC), with the University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, is currently recruiting heart attack patients for the Phase II trial, sponsored by Capricor, Inc. Mon, 14 Mar 2016 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/phase-ii-adult-stem-cell-therapy-heart-attack-study-underway.html KU Medical Center welcomes two new deans http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-welcomes-two-new-deans.html A new era of leadership began at the University of Kansas Medical Center in January when Sally Maliski and Abiodun Akinwuntan arrived as the deans of the Schools of Nursing and Health Professions Thu, 10 Mar 2016 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-welcomes-two-new-deans.html KU Medical Center students participate in Graduate and Undergraduate Days at the Capitol http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-participate-in-graduate-and-undergraduate-days-at-the-capitol.html Students from the University of Kansas Medical Center participated in graduate and undergraduate research days at the capitol Wed, 02 Mar 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-participate-in-graduate-and-undergraduate-days-at-the-capitol.html KU research could be a game-changer for athletes with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-research-could-be-a-game-changer-for-athletes-with-exercise-induced-bronchoconstriction.html A research project being conducted by the KU Asthma Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center may help formulate a field screening test to determine if an athlete is at risk for exercise-induced asthma Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-research-could-be-a-game-changer-for-athletes-with-exercise-induced-bronchoconstriction.html Three KU Medical Center students earn Graduate Research Summit honors http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/three-ku-medical-center-students-earn-graduate-research-summit-honors.html Three University of Kansas Medical Center students received honors at the 2016 Graduate Research Summit at the Capitol on Feb. 2 in Topeka. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/three-ku-medical-center-students-earn-graduate-research-summit-honors.html World War l and its impact on the nursing profession http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/lworld-war-and-its-impact-on-the-nursing-profession.html A symposium is presented by the University of Kansas School of Nursing, in partnership with the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, examines How World War l changed the nursing profession Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/lworld-war-and-its-impact-on-the-nursing-profession.html KU startup earns $300K contract to develop cancer-fighting drug technology https://news.ku.edu/2016/01/21/ku-startup-company-earns-300000-sbir-contract-develop-new-cancer-fighting-drug-technology A University of Kansas startup company has received a federal contract to continue its work on new drug delivery methods for developing more effective cancer treatments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-startup-earns-300k-contract-to-develop-cancer-fighting-drug-technology.html KU pilot study suggest specialized nutrition regimen helpful for bladder cancer surgery patients http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-pilot-study-suggest-specialized-nutrition-regimen-helpful-for-bladder-cancer-surgery-patients.html A pilot study at the University of Kansas Medical Center suggests a specialized nutrition regimen can improve immune response and lower infection rates in bladder cancer patients who undergo surgery Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-pilot-study-suggest-specialized-nutrition-regimen-helpful-for-bladder-cancer-surgery-patients.html Midwest Cancer Alliance teams up with the Kansas Masons to conduct a record number of cancer screenings in 2015 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/midwest-cancer-alliance-teams-up-with-kansas-masons-to-conduct-a-record-number-of-cancer-screenings-in-2015.html Working with the Kansas Masonic Foundation, University of Kansas Medical Center doctors screened nearly 2,000 people across Kansas for skin and prostate cancer in 2015 Mon, 04 Jan 2016 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/midwest-cancer-alliance-teams-up-with-kansas-masons-to-conduct-a-record-number-of-cancer-screenings-in-2015.html KU Medical Center's top news stories in 2015 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/top-stories-at-ku-medical-center-in-2015.html The work being done by University of Kansas Medical Center faculty and students made national and international news in 2015. Tue, 29 Dec 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/top-stories-at-ku-medical-center-in-2015.html University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Marc Asher publishes book on renowned spine doctor Paul Harrington http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/university-distinguished-professor-emeritus-marc-asher-publishes-book-on-spine-doctor-paul-harrington.html Marc Asher has published a book titled “Dogged Persistence: Harrington, Post-polio Scoliosis, and the Origin of Spine Instrumentation,” which examines the life and work of KU School of Medicine alumnus Paul Harrington Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/university-distinguished-professor-emeritus-marc-asher-publishes-book-on-spine-doctor-paul-harrington.html KU occupational therapy program helps Mosaic clients experience employment success http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-occupational-therapy-program-helps-mosaic-clients-experience-employment-success.html The University of Kansas Department of Occupational Therapy Education and Mosaic of Northeast Kansas are helping people with intellectual disabilities hold down jobs and participate in community activities Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-occupational-therapy-program-helps-mosaic-clients-experience-employment-success.html University librarians create digital classroom to elevate student research http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/university-librarians-create-digital-classroom-to-elevate-student-research.html A consortium called New Literacies Alliance, which includes the University of Kansas Medical Center, is teaching students how to become better researchers Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/university-librarians-create-digital-classroom-to-elevate-student-research.html A study shows a training program being used at KU Medical Center and KU Hospital has improved outcomes from obstetric emergencies http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-study-shows-a-training-program-being-used-at-ku-medical-center-and-ku-hospital-has-improved-outcomes-from-obstetric-emergencies.html A study in the Journal of Perinatology finds a classroom and simulation program being used at KU Medical Center has signficantly improved outcomes for mothers and their babies experiencing obstetric emergencies Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-study-shows-a-training-program-being-used-at-ku-medical-center-and-ku-hospital-has-improved-outcomes-from-obstetric-emergencies.html Midwest Cancer Alliance adds its 22nd member http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/midwest-cancer-alliance-adds-its-22nd-member.html The Midwest Cancer Alliance (MCA), headquartered in Kansas City, Kan., recently welcomed Citizens Medical Center Inc. in Colby, Kan., as its 22nd member. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/midwest-cancer-alliance-adds-its-22nd-member.html A dietetics and nutrition student is working to help families afford more nutritional foods http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-dietetics-and-nutrition-student-is-working-to-help-families-afford-more-nutritional-foods.html Melissa Newmaster, a master’s degree student in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at KU Medical Center, is teaching people on low and fixed incomes how to shop healthier Wed, 04 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-dietetics-and-nutrition-student-is-working-to-help-families-afford-more-nutritional-foods.html Abiodun Akinwuntan named dean of the University of Kansas School of Health Professions http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/abiodun-akinwuntanhas-been-named-dean-of-the-university-of-kansas-school-of-health-professions.html The University of Kansas Medical Center announced Abiodun Akinwuntan, Ph.D., MPH, has been named dean of the University of Kansas School of Health Professions effective Jan. 18, 2016. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/abiodun-akinwuntanhas-been-named-dean-of-the-university-of-kansas-school-of-health-professions.html KU Medical Center students participate in interprofessional education training http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-participate-in-interprofessional-education-training.html Almost 1,000 University of Kansas Medical Center students in 13 programs across two campuses took part on October 16 in a second level of interprofessional training Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-participate-in-interprofessional-education-training.html KU Medical Center awarded a $5.4 million grant to launch a center to advance the search for a cure and treatments for polycystic kidney disease http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-receives-a-54-million-grant-to-launch-a-center-to-advance-the-search-for-a-cure-and-treatments-for-polycystic-kidney-disease.html The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center a $5.4 million grant to launch a center to advance the search for a cure and treatments for polycystic kidney disease (PKD Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-receives-a-54-million-grant-to-launch-a-center-to-advance-the-search-for-a-cure-and-treatments-for-polycystic-kidney-disease.html KU Medical Center's emergency management department ranked on the National Campus Safety Summit “Top 25 University Departments” list http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-centers-emergency-management-department-ranked-on-the-national-campus-safety-summit-“top-25-university-departments”-list.html KU Medical Center's emergency management department has been ranked on the National Campus Safety Summit “Top 25 University Departments” list Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-centers-emergency-management-department-ranked-on-the-national-campus-safety-summit-“top-25-university-departments”-list.html KU Medical Center team finishes near the top in the Prostate Cancer Dream Challenge http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-team-finishes-near-the-top-in-the-prostate-cancer-dream-challenge.html A team of faculty and students from the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Biostatistics was among the top finishers in the Prostate Cancer Dream Challenge. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-team-finishes-near-the-top-in-the-prostate-cancer-dream-challenge.html KU Medical Center names Sally Maliski dean of the KU School of Nursing http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-names-sally-maliski-dean-of-the-ku-school-of-nursing.html The University of Kansas Medical Center names Sally Maliski the new dean of the KU School of Nursing Mon, 28 Sep 2015 17:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-names-sally-maliski-dean-of-the-ku-school-of-nursing.html Study finds that the crocetinic acid in saffron may inhibit the pancreatic cancer cell growth http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/study-finds-that-the-crocetinic-acid-in-saffron-may-inhibit-the-pancreatic-cancer-cell-growth.html In a study just published in the journal Oncotarget, a team of researchers led by Animesh Dhar, Ph.D., an associate professor of cancer biology at KU Medical Center, found that crocetinic acid, a purified compound from crocetin, slowed the inhibition of growth in human pancreatic cancer cells grown either in a dish or as tumors under the skin of mice. Wed, 16 Sep 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/study-finds-that-the-crocetinic-acid-in-saffron-may-inhibit-the-pancreatic-cancer-cell-growth.html The cost of healthy eating http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/the-cost-of-healthy-eating.html A study by KU Medical Center researcher Susana Patton finds that a healthy diet for families with children who have Type 1 diabetes can add up to $1,500 or more to a family’s annual food budget Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/the-cost-of-healthy-eating.html Mabel A. Woodyard Fellowships in Neurodegenerative Disorders awarded http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/mabel-a-woodyard-fellowships-in-neurodegenerative-disorders-awarded.html The Institute for Neurological Discoveries at the University of Kansas Medical Center has announced the 2015 recipients of the Mabel A. Woodyard Fellowships in Neurodegenerative Disorders Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/mabel-a-woodyard-fellowships-in-neurodegenerative-disorders-awarded.html KU Medical Center celebrates ceremonial groundbreaking of Health Education Building http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-celebrates-ceremonial-groundbreaking-of-health-education-building.html The University of Kansas Medical Center ceremonially broke ground Thursday on a $75 million Health Education Building construction project. Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-celebrates-ceremonial-groundbreaking-of-health-education-building.html Four KU Medical Center faculty receive 2015 KU teaching awards http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/four-ku-medical-center-faculty-receive-2015-ku-teaching-awards.html Four University of Kansas Medical Center faculty members have received the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/four-ku-medical-center-faculty-receive-2015-ku-teaching-awards.html KU Medical Center students participate in community service days http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-participate-in-community-service-days.html Incoming students from the KU Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions participated in community service days in Kansas City, Wichita and Salina Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-participate-in-community-service-days.html KU's Sensory Supported Swimming program serves its 100th student http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kus-sensory-supported-swimming-program-serves-its-100th-student.html A program launched by the University of Kansas Department of Occupational Therapy Education to teach children with autism spectrum disorders how to swim has reached a noteworthy milestone – 100 students taught. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kus-sensory-supported-swimming-program-serves-its-100th-student.html ITV health program in Goodland is having a big impact across Kansas http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/itv-program-in-goodland-has-big-impact-across-kansas.html An initiative launched by Goodland Regional Medical Center soon after the hospital became a member of the Midwest Cancer Alliance (MCA) is now playing a role in improving the health and well-being of people all over Kansas. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/itv-program-in-goodland-has-big-impact-across-kansas.html A byproduct of intestinal bacteria may promote heart disease in kidney disease patients http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-byproduct-of-intestinal-bacteria-may-promote-heart-disease-in-kidney-disease-patients.html A new study by University of Kansas Medical Center researchers shows that a byproduct of intestinal bacteria may promote heart disease in patients with reduced kidney function Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-byproduct-of-intestinal-bacteria-may-promote-heart-disease-in-kidney-disease-patients.html New research shows that stroke patients should start physical activity while still in the hospital http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/stroke-patients-and-physical-activity-while-hospitalized.html A new study by led by Sandy Billinger finds that greater emphasis should be placed on increasing physical activity during a patient's hospital stay following an acute stroke Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/stroke-patients-and-physical-activity-while-hospitalized.html PCORI awards $8.6 million Phase II grant to the Great Plains Collaborative Network http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/pcori-awards-86-million-phase-ii-grant-to-the-great-plains-collaborative-network.html The University of Kansas Medical Center-led Great Plains Collaborative Network received an $8.6 million dollar Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) grant to continue its work on establishing a network of medical centers in the Midwest to connect electronic medical record systems Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/pcori-awards-86-million-phase-ii-grant-to-the-great-plains-collaborative-network.html New research shows older adults can improve brain function by raising their fitness level. http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-research-shows-older-adults-can-improve-brain-function-by-raising-their-fitness-level.html A study by the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center at KU Medical Center finds that seniors can improve brain function by raising their fitness level Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-research-shows-older-adults-can-improve-brain-function-by-raising-their-fitness-level.html Getting ready for ICD-10 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/getting-ready-for-icd-10.html Professionals at the University of Kansas Medical Center are helping the health care industry get ready for the implementation of the ICD-10 diagnostic code Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/getting-ready-for-icd-10.html KU Medical Center announces promoted and tenured faculty http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-announces-promoted-and-tenured-faculty.html The University of Kansas Medical Center announces promoted and tenured faculty in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-announces-promoted-and-tenured-faculty.html New clinical trial will try to determine the best aspirin dose to prevent heart disease http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/pcori-clinical-trial-on-heart-disease.html A new trial conducted at the University of Kansas Medical Center and sites across the country will seek to determine the best dose of aspirin for patients with coronary artery disease Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/pcori-clinical-trial-on-heart-disease.html Clinical laboratory sciences students study at the Kansas City Crime Lab http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/csi-kansas-city.html Clinical laboratory sciences students from KU Medical Center are studying forensics at the Kansas City Crime Lab Tue, 26 May 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/csi-kansas-city.html May is Exercise is Medicine month http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/may-is-exercise-is-medicine-month.html Exercise is Medicine month focuses on encouraging physicians to include physical activity when designing treatment plans for patients Wed, 20 May 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/may-is-exercise-is-medicine-month.html Kirsten Devin gets Fulbright award http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kirsten-devin-gets-fulbright-award.html Kirsten Devin, a student at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant Wed, 13 May 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kirsten-devin-gets-fulbright-award.html Commencement 2015 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/commencement-2015.html Graduates from the KU Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions attended commencement activities on May 16 Wed, 06 May 2015 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/commencement-2015.html The KU intercampus program in communicative disorders is celebrating 50 years of accreditation http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/intercampus-program-in-communicative-disorders-is-celebrating-its-50th-anniversary-of-accreditation-this-year.html The KU intercampus program in communicative disorders is celebrating its 50th anniversary of accreditation this year by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Fri, 01 May 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/intercampus-program-in-communicative-disorders-is-celebrating-its-50th-anniversary-of-accreditation-this-year.html Toolkit prepares preceptors for interprofessional teams of learners http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/toolkit-prepares-preceptors-for-interprofessional-teams-of-learners.html KU Medical Center and the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education released a toolkit focused on the professional development of clinical preceptors who lead interprofessional student teams Fri, 01 May 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/toolkit-prepares-preceptors-for-interprofessional-teams-of-learners.html KU School of Medicine Wins AAFP Top 10 Award http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-medicine-wins-aafp-top-10-award.html The University of Kansas School of Medicine received the American Academy of Family Physicians Top 10 Award for its consistent contributions to building the family physician workforce. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-medicine-wins-aafp-top-10-award.html A KU Medical Center neurologist is helping the Kansas City Zoo treat animals with neurological problems http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-ku-medical-center-neurologist-is-helping-the-kansas-city-zoo-treat-animals-with-neurological-problems.html Dr. Richard Dubinsky, a neurologist at KU Medical Center, has been helping the Kansas City Zoo treat animals with neurological conditions Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-ku-medical-center-neurologist-is-helping-the-kansas-city-zoo-treat-animals-with-neurological-problems.html KU School of Medicine student designs an app for JayDoc clinic volunteers http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-medicine-student-designs-an-app-for-jaydoc-clinic-volunteers.html KU School of Medicine student Madeline Crawford created an app to help the medical students who provide care at the JayDoc Free Clinic Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-medicine-student-designs-an-app-for-jaydoc-clinic-volunteers.html Match Day 2015 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/match-day-2015.html KU School of Medicine students found out where they are serving their residencies at Match Day ceremonies on March 20 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/match-day-2015.html Spins turned into miracles for Kansas City area children during a Wheel of Fortune holiday sweepstakes benefiting Children’s Miracle Network http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/wheel-of-fortune-donates-10000-to-university-of-kansas-medical-center-pediatrics-and-the-children’s-miracle-network.html Wheel of Fortune Donates $10,000 in Winnings to the University Of Kansas Medical Center Pediatrics Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/wheel-of-fortune-donates-10000-to-university-of-kansas-medical-center-pediatrics-and-the-children’s-miracle-network.html New research at KU Medical Center finds a possible correlation between milk consumption and brain health http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-research-at-ku-medical-center-finds-a-correlation-between-milk-consumption-and-brain-health.html Research conducted at the University of Kansas Medical Center has found a correlation between milk consumption and the levels of a naturally-occurring antioxidant called glutathione in the brain Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-research-at-ku-medical-center-finds-a-correlation-between-milk-consumption-and-brain-health.html KU School of Health Professions alumnus Karen Schell is bringing better health care to Ghana http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-health-professions-alumnus-karen-schell-is-bringing-better-health-care-to-ghana.html KU School of Health Professions alumnus Karen Schell is the director of cardiopulmonary services at Newman Regional Health in Emporia. But her real passion is improving the health and well-being of people living in the West African nation of Ghana Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-health-professions-alumnus-karen-schell-is-bringing-better-health-care-to-ghana.html Three Kansas City Health Sciences schools partner in Musculoskeletal Disease Research Consortium http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/musculoskeletal-disease-research-consortium.html Partnership in Musculoskeletal Disease Research Consortium Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/musculoskeletal-disease-research-consortium.html KU Medical Center students, organizations recognized for leadership http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/student-leadership-awards-2015.html KU Medical Center student leadership awards Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/student-leadership-awards-2015.html A biobank partnership with Truman Medical Center http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-biobank-partnership-with-truman-medical-center.html The University of Kansas Cancer Center is partnering with Truman Medical Center on a biospecimen repository which will collect blood, saliva and tissue, necessary to support translational research Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-biobank-partnership-with-truman-medical-center.html University students from Kansas, Oklahoma honored for research posters, presentations at annual K-INBRE bioscience symposium http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/university-students-from-kansas-oklahoma-honored-for-research-posters-presentations-at-annual-k-inbre-bioscience-symposium.html Twenty undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students were honored for their scientific research presentations at the 13th annual Kansas Institutional Development Award Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) symposium Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/university-students-from-kansas-oklahoma-honored-for-research-posters-presentations-at-annual-k-inbre-bioscience-symposium.html More than 1,000 students take part in interprofessional training http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/more-than-1000-students-take-part-in-interprofessional-training.html More than 1,000 University of Kansas Medical Center students in 13 programs across three campuses took part in the first Level 1 interprofessional training, which is designed to help students learn about and from each other to promote collaboration and improve patient care. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/more-than-1000-students-take-part-in-interprofessional-training.html Project Eagle turns 25 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/project-eagle-turns-25.html Project Eagle, which is part of the Department of Pediatrics at the KU School of Medicine, is marking 25 years of promoting the healthy growth and development of the most vulnerable young children and families in Wyandotte County Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/project-eagle-turns-25.html Jamie Caldwell named the new executive director of the University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/jamie-caldwell-named-the-new-director-of-the-research-institute.html Jamie Caldwell has been named the new associate vice chancellor for research administration for the University of Kansas Medical Center and executive director of University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/jamie-caldwell-named-the-new-director-of-the-research-institute.html University of Kansas Medical Center joins network for interprofessional teaching and practice http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/university-of-kansas-medical-center-joins-network-for-interprofessional-teaching-and-practice.html The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education announced that KU will be the next site for its Nexus Innovations Incubator, whose members have a track record of accelerating interprofessional practice and education Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/university-of-kansas-medical-center-joins-network-for-interprofessional-teaching-and-practice.html How to set effective and attainable health resolutions for the new year http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/making-attainable-health-resolutions-for-the-new-year.html Amber Long, the director of Kirmayer Fitness Center, has tips on making successful health and fitness resolutions for 2015 Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/making-attainable-health-resolutions-for-the-new-year.html Top KU Medical Center news stories of 2014 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/top-ku-medical-center-news-stories-of-2014.html KU Medical Center faculty, staff and students made news around the country and region in 2014 Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/top-ku-medical-center-news-stories-of-2014.html KU Medical Center gives back during the holidays http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-gives-back-during-the-holidays.html The faculty, staff and students at KU Medical Center are making the holidays brighter for many in the Kansas City metropolitan area and Kansas Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-gives-back-during-the-holidays.html KU Medical Center joins with Sprint and Techstars to advance mobile health innovation http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-joins-with-sprint-and-techstars-to-advance-mobile-health-innovation.html Sprint, Techstars and KU Medical Center announce they will be working together to support mobile health startups Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-joins-with-sprint-and-techstars-to-advance-mobile-health-innovation.html The benefits of controlling high blood pressure for patients with polycystic kidney disease http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/the-benefits-of-controlling-high-blood-pressure-for-patients-with-polycystic-kidney-disease.html A large clinical trial has demonstrated for the first time the benefits of rigorously controlling high blood pressure for patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/the-benefits-of-controlling-high-blood-pressure-for-patients-with-polycystic-kidney-disease.html Patrick Moriarty leads study on experimental cholesterol drug http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/patrick-moriarty-leads-study-on-experimental-cholesterol-drug.html KU Medical Center researcher Patrick Moriarty heads up study that show an experimental cholesterol drug is highly effective in patients who can’t take statins Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/patrick-moriarty-leads-study-on-experimental-cholesterol-drug.html Former KU basketball star Tyrel Reed trains at KU Medical Center to be a physical therapist http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/former-ku-basketball-star-tyrel-reed-trains-at-ku-medical-center-to-be-a-physical-therapist.html Former University of Kansas basketball star Tyrel Reed is looking forward to the next chapter of his life as a physical therapist Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:45:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/former-ku-basketball-star-tyrel-reed-trains-at-ku-medical-center-to-be-a-physical-therapist.html Peter Smith, Ph.D., named senior associate dean for research http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/peter-smith-phd-named-senior-associate-dean-for-research.html The University of Kansas School of Medicine today announced Peter G. Smith, Ph.D., has been named senior associate dean for research. Smith will succeed Paul Terranova, Ph.D, who is retiring effective January 2, 2015 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:30:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/peter-smith-phd-named-senior-associate-dean-for-research.html Medicine in the First World War http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/medicine-in-the-first-world-war.html Medicine in the First World War is a website that recounts the history and accomplishments of the KU doctors and nurses who staffed Base Hospital #28 in Limoges, France Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/medicine-in-the-first-world-war.html Therapeutic science doctoral student Tim Hornik's disability doesn't slow him down http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/therapeutic-science-doctoral-student-tim-horniks-disability-doesnt-slow-him-down.html Former Army soldier Tim Hornik, who was wounded in Iraq and lost his sight, is excelling as a therapeutic science doctoral student in KU's School of Health Professions Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/therapeutic-science-doctoral-student-tim-horniks-disability-doesnt-slow-him-down.html KU Alzheimer's Disease Center offers a "Smart Aging" class for seniors http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-alzheimers-disease-center-offers-a-smart-aging-class-for-seniors.html The KU Alzheimer's Disease Center is sponsoring a “Smart Aging” class designed to take the knowledge gained by researchers at the center about lifestyle factors and other means to improve and maintain brain health Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-alzheimers-disease-center-offers-a-smart-aging-class-for-seniors.html KU School of Medicine researchers identify potential target for treating breast cancer http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-medicine-researchers-identify-potential-target-for-treating-breast-cancer.html Soumen Paul, Ph.D., associate professor, Arindam Paul, Ph.D., assistant professor, and Ossama Tawfik, professor, M.D., Ph. D., all in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, are part of a team that has identified a potential target for treating breast cancer, including a particularly deadly form of the disease Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-medicine-researchers-identify-potential-target-for-treating-breast-cancer.html KU Medical Center receives grant to help fight breast cancer in Kansas City Metro area http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-receives-grant-to-fight-breast-cancer-in-kansas-city-metro-area.html KU Medical Center receives grant from the American Cancer Society and the National Football League to help fight breast cancer in Kansas City Metro area Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-receives-grant-to-fight-breast-cancer-in-kansas-city-metro-area.html A KU Medical Center researcher receives grant to study smoking policies at tribal colleges http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/grant-to-study-smoking-policies-at-tribal-colleges.html A $100,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will allow Christina Pacheco, J.D., assistant professor of family medicine, to explore how restrictive smoking policies at tribal colleges and universities affect students’ smoking-related behaviors and their exposure to secondhand smoke. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 08:45:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/grant-to-study-smoking-policies-at-tribal-colleges.html University of Kansas Medical Center approved for $10 million award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study obesity treatment options http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/pcori-award-for-obesity-study.html The study is one of 46 proposals PCORI approved for funding on Sept. 30 to advance the field of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and provide patients, health care providers and other clinical decision makers with information that will help them make better-informed choices. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/pcori-award-for-obesity-study.html KU Eye to host vision awareness picnic Oct. 11 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-eye-vision-awareness-picnic.html In recognition and support of World Sight Day on Oct. 10 as well as KU Eye's centennial, the picnic will use interactive activities to share information and education about services and programs available for those with limited or no vision. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-eye-vision-awareness-picnic.html KU family medicine resident is bringing health care to underserved populations in Haiti http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-family-medicine-resident-jonathan-philippe-gives-back-to-his-home-country-of-haiti.html KU family medicine resident Jonathan Philippe gives back to his home country of Haiti Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-family-medicine-resident-jonathan-philippe-gives-back-to-his-home-country-of-haiti.html Driven to Cure license plates are helping to support breast cancer research in Kansas http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/driven-to-cure-license-plates-are-helping-to-support-breast-cancer-research-in-kansas.html Driven to Cure license plates are providing support to The University of Kansas Cancer Center and the Midwest Cancer Alliance Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/driven-to-cure-license-plates-are-helping-to-support-breast-cancer-research-in-kansas.html KU Medical Center students travel to India as part of the Robinson Scholars program http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-travel-to-india-as-part-of-the-robinson-scholars-program.html Students from the KU School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Health Professions spend time at the Christian Medical College in Vellore, India, as part of the Robinson Scholars Program Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-students-travel-to-india-as-part-of-the-robinson-scholars-program.html KU School of Medicine researcher discovers compounds that may help treat sickle cell disease http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-medicine-researcher-discovers-compounds-that-may-help-treat-sickle-cell-disease.html Ken Peterson publishes a paper in PLOS One on his discovery of drug compounds that may be effective in treating sickle cell disease and other genetic blood disorders Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-school-of-medicine-researcher-discovers-compounds-that-may-help-treat-sickle-cell-disease.html Family medicine professor wins Rainbow Award http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/2013-14-rainbow-award.html Michael Kennedy, M.D., was chosen by students for the award, which honors faculty physicians and community preceptors who display outstanding attributes of professionalism and excellence in medicine. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/2013-14-rainbow-award.html The Tour de BBQ bicycle race is helping childhood cancer survivors make the transition to adult care at KU Medical Center http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/survivorship-transition-clinic.html The Tour de BBQ bicycle race will help support the Survivorship Transition Clinic at KU Medical Center Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/survivorship-transition-clinic.html KU medical students to perform blood pressure checks at Kansas State Fair http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/rural-medicine-interest-group-2014-state-fair.html The activity is sponsored by the Rural Medicine Interest group. Medical students from the Kansas City, Wichita and Salina campuses of the KU School of Medicine will participate. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/rural-medicine-interest-group-2014-state-fair.html Women in Medicine and Science present annual awards http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/women-in-medicine-and-science-awards-2014.html The awards, presented at the campus organization's annual dinner on Aug. 21, recognize the contributions of faculty, staff and alumni. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/women-in-medicine-and-science-awards-2014.html Helping children with diabetes follow their treatment program http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/helping-children-with-diabetes-follow-their-treatment-program.html Susana Patton is working with Children's Mercy on a research study to find out why many children with diabetes fail to follow their treatment programs Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/helping-children-with-diabetes-follow-their-treatment-program.html Nursing and Health Professions dean to step down in 2015 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/karen-miller-announces-transition.html Karen L. Miller, Ph.D., RN, dean of the University of Kansas Schools of Nursing and Health Professions, has announced she plans to step down from her leadership roles at the University of Kansas Medical Center at the end of the academic year. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/karen-miller-announces-transition.html Fontes, McCarson and Peterson receive 2014 KU teaching awards http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/2014-chancellor’s-distinguished-teaching-awards.html Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little honored Joseph Fontes, Kenneth McCarson and Moya Peterson at the annual Teaching Summit, which was held at the Lawrence campus. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/2014-chancellor’s-distinguished-teaching-awards.html Media advisory: KU School of Nursing students to receive white coats at Nightingale Ceremony http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/media-advisory-2014-nightingale-ceremony.html More than 100 students will receive white coats and recite the nurse's oath to signal the start of their new career. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/media-advisory-2014-nightingale-ceremony.html Mentoring awards presented at School of Medicine's faculty retreat http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/2014-executive-deans-mentoring-awards.html Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Ph.D., and Executive Dean Robert Simari, M.D., presented awards to six faculty members. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/2014-executive-deans-mentoring-awards.html KU School of Medicine approved for $2 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/funding-to-address-tobacco-use-among-nondaily-smokers.html A research team has been approved for a $2 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to address tobacco use among African-Americans who do not smoke on a daily basis. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/funding-to-address-tobacco-use-among-nondaily-smokers.html KU Medical Center's Linda Redford works with prisons to provide better health care to elderly inmates http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-works-with-prisons-to-provide-better-care-to-elderly-inmates.html KU Medical Center's Linda Redford works with prisons to provide better health care to elderly inmates Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-medical-center-works-with-prisons-to-provide-better-care-to-elderly-inmates.html Summer fellowship program matches undergraduates with School of Medicine researchers http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/parker-b-francis-fellows-2014.html Six undergraduate students who show promise in biomedical research are completing research fellowships at the University of Kansas Medical Center through the Parker B. Francis Summer Fellowship Program. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/parker-b-francis-fellows-2014.html Scholars in Rural Health program participants begin medical education http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/scholars-in-rural-health-in-class-of-2018.html Fifteen students from rural Kansas who completed an assured admission program to the University of Kansas School of Medicine began their medical education on July 28. The students participated in the Scholars in Rural Health program. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/scholars-in-rural-health-in-class-of-2018.html Nanotax trial shows promise in treating abdominal cancers http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/nanotax-trial-shows-promise-in-treating-abdominal-cancers.html KU Cancer Center's Nanotex phase I clinical trial, led by Stephen Williamson, M.D., shows promise for treating abdominal cancers, including fewer side effects and higher survival rates for patients. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/nanotax-trial-shows-promise-in-treating-abdominal-cancers.html KU's physical therapy department is educating a record number of students http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kus-physical-therapy-department-is-educating-a-record-number-of-students.html The KU School of Health Profession's Department of Physical Therapy is training more physical therapists for Kansas Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kus-physical-therapy-department-is-educating-a-record-number-of-students.html Cathcart-Rake named dean of School of Medicine campus in Salina http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/cathcart-rake-named-dean-of-school-of-medicine-campus-in-salina.html Executive Dean Robert Simari announces that William Cathcart-Rake has been elevated from director to dean of KU School of Medicine campus in Salina Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/cathcart-rake-named-dean-of-school-of-medicine-campus-in-salina.html In a state with just two pediatric rheumatologists, help for rural kids and their families http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/carol-lindsleys-outreach-clinics.html Carol Lindsley, M.D., professor of pediatric rheumatology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, runs outreach clinics so rural Kansas kids don't have to travel hundreds of miles for treatment. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/carol-lindsleys-outreach-clinics.html Neurologist evaluates evidence on the use of medical marijuana in brain diseases http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/gronseth-contributes-to-review-of-research-by-the-american-academy-of-neurology.html Gary Gronseth, M.D., in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, helped conduct an evidence-based review of the use of medical marijuana in brain diseases for the American Academy of Neurology. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/gronseth-contributes-to-review-of-research-by-the-american-academy-of-neurology.html KU residents conduct cancer screenings in rural Kansas http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-residents-conduct-cancer-screenings-in-rural-kansas.html KU residents conduct skin and prostate cancer screenings in rural Kansas communities Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-residents-conduct-cancer-screenings-in-rural-kansas.html KU Alzheimer's Disease Center is a site for a national antibody treatment trial http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-alzheimers-disease-center-participating-in-a-national-antibody-treatment-trial.html KU Alzheimer's Disease Center is a site for a national clinic trial for an anti-amyloid treatment Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/ku-alzheimers-disease-center-participating-in-a-national-antibody-treatment-trial.html School of Nursing doctoral student becomes dean of an Indonesian nursing school http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/christine-sommers-becomes-dean-of-indonesian-nursing-school.html KU School of Nursing doctoral student Christine Sommers is appointed dean of nursing at Universitas Pelita Harapan Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/christine-sommers-becomes-dean-of-indonesian-nursing-school.html Researchers build first structural images of the anthrax toxin component http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-potential-new-defense-against-anthrax-toxicity.html Mark Fisher, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, leads a team of researchers who have built the first structural images of the anthrax toxin component. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-potential-new-defense-against-anthrax-toxicity.html KU Medical Center’s Healthy Living Kansas receives awards for Garden City-based breast health initiative http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/recognition-for-southwest-kansas-promotores-de-salud.html Southwest Kansas Promotores de Salud, a partnership between local, regional and state partners and Healthy Living Kansas, a KU Medical Center Department of Preventive Medicine & Public Health initiative, receives a Kansas Health Foundation Recognition Grant Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/recognition-for-southwest-kansas-promotores-de-salud.html Student goes to Washington to advocate for increased neuroscience funding http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/angela-pierce-advocates-for-neuroscience-funding.html Angela Pierce, a Ph.D. candidate in neuroscience in KU Medical Center’s Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, is one of the Society for Neuroscience’s inaugural Early Career Policy Fellows Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/angela-pierce-advocates-for-neuroscience-funding.html KU Medical Center receives $19 million National Institutes of Health grant to support multi-university bioscience program http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/k-inbre-awarded-19-million-grant.html A $19 million NIH grant will continue support for the Kansas Institutional Development Award Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/k-inbre-awarded-19-million-grant.html Perceptions of food vary with method of weight loss http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/brain-responses-to-food-images-after-weight-loss.html Hoglund Brain Imaging Center study finds differences in brain responses among surgery and diet Tue, 27 May 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/brain-responses-to-food-images-after-weight-loss.html Hall Family Foundation Makes $25 million lead gift for new health education building http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-building-will-allow-medical-school-expansion.html Hall Family Foundation Makes $25 million lead gift for new health education building at the University of Kansas Medical Center Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/new-building-will-allow-medical-school-expansion.html Researchers at KU Medical Center are looking for ways to reduce the rate of cervical cancer among incarcerated women http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/cervical-cancer-among-incarcerated-women.html Megha Ramaswamy gets grants to study ways to lower cervical cancer rates among incarcerated women Mon, 19 May 2014 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/cervical-cancer-among-incarcerated-women.html Department of Internal Medicine earns national recognition for quality care http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/patient-centered-specialty-practice-designation.html The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognizes the University of Kansas' Department of Internal Medicine as a Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Fri, 09 May 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/patient-centered-specialty-practice-designation.html Commencement 2014 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/commencement-stories.html Profiles of students graduating from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions Fri, 09 May 2014 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/commencement-stories.html Students working to bring electronic health records to Ghana http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/students-working-to-bring-electronic-health-records-to-ghana.html Frank Gyamfi and Sarafina Kankam work to bring electronic health care records to Ghana Fri, 09 May 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/students-working-to-bring-electronic-health-records-to-ghana.html Piano Men: KU School of Medicine–Wichita students mix music with medicine http://wichita.kumc.edu/news/piano-men-feature-043014.html KU School of Medicine–Wichita students mix music with medicine Fri, 09 May 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/piano-men.html KU Medical Center researcher Joe Lutkenhaus elected to the National Academy of Sciences http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/lutkenhaus-elected-to-the-national-academy-of-sciences.html KU scientist Joseph Lutkenhaus elected to the National Academy of Sciences Thu, 01 May 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/lutkenhaus-elected-to-the-national-academy-of-sciences.html Dogs may be the key to discovering new treatments for osteosarcoma http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/testing-new-drugs-for-osteosarcoma.html The Institute for Adavancing Medical Innovation will test possible new treatments for osteosarcoma Mon, 28 Apr 2014 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/testing-new-drugs-for-osteosarcoma.html A study by a KU School of Medicine ophthalmologist finds that LED light may help patients with diabetic retinopathy http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/study-finds-led-light-can-help-patients-with-diabetic-retinopathy.html Johnny Tang, M.D., has his study on LED light exposure on diabetic retinopathy patients published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/study-finds-led-light-can-help-patients-with-diabetic-retinopathy.html Researchers seek to improve mobility for multiple sclerosis patients http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/landon-center’s-human-performance-laboratory.html Jessie Huisinga, assistant professor in the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science department at the KU School of Medicine and the Landon Center on Aging in Kansas City, is leading the research Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/landon-center’s-human-performance-laboratory.html School of Medicine student goes on civil rights pilgrimage http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/school-of-medicine-student-goes-on-civil-rights-pilgrimage.html KU School of Medicine student Marcus Rushing is part of civil rights pilgrimage Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/school-of-medicine-student-goes-on-civil-rights-pilgrimage.html Study shows vitamin B1 may help women with drinking problems moderate their consumption http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/role-of-thiamine-supplements-in-treating-alcoholism.html Ann Mazardo is the lead author of study in which problem drinkers received high doses of thiamine Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/role-of-thiamine-supplements-in-treating-alcoholism.html KU Medical Center student leaders honored http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/student-leadership-awards.html The annual student leadership awards are given out at KU Medical Center Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/student-leadership-awards.html Pediatric psychologist tests method for weaning a child from tube to oral feeding http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/helping-children-transition-from-tube-to-oral-feeding.html Ann Davis studies benefits of pain management dose of amitriptyline Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/helping-children-transition-from-tube-to-oral-feeding.html Robert Simari assumes KU School of Medicine executive dean's position http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/robert-simari-assumes-ku-school-of-medicine-executive-deans-position.html Robert Simari is the new executive dean of the KU School of Medicine Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/robert-simari-assumes-ku-school-of-medicine-executive-deans-position.html Medical students celebrate residency program assignments on Match Day http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/match-day-2014.html More than half of KU School of Medicine graduates will train to become primary care physicians Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/match-day-2014.html Nursing students take part in simulation that lets them experience the challenges of a low-income family http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/nursing-students-experience-life-as-a-low-income-family.html KU School of Nursing holds poverty simulation for senior-level Bachelor of Science Nursing students Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/nursing-students-experience-life-as-a-low-income-family.html Graduate students’ research projects recognized at the state capitol http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/graduate-students’-research-projects-recognized-at-the-state-capitol.html Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka provides an opportunity for graduate students at the University of Kansas Medical Center and other Kansas universities to share their research with state leaders Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/graduate-students’-research-projects-recognized-at-the-state-capitol.html An $800,000 grant will help KU Medical Center create a new center to help patients with multiple sclerosis http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/an-800000-grant-will-help-ku-medical-center-create-a-new-center-to-help-patients-with-multiple-sclerosis.html A grant will help KU Medical Center create the Comprehensive Center for Multiple Sclerosis Care Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/an-800000-grant-will-help-ku-medical-center-create-a-new-center-to-help-patients-with-multiple-sclerosis.html PREP-KC gets area high school students interested in health care careers http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/prep-kc-gets-high-school-students-interested-in-health-care-careers.html Sandra Billinger talks to area high school students about a career in physical therapy Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/prep-kc-gets-high-school-students-interested-in-health-care-careers.html Argentine neighborhood grocery store opens with help from KU Medical Center researchers http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/argentine-grocery-store-opens-with-help-from-ku-medical-center.html Ku Medical Center's Kim Kimmanau and Natty Mabachi play a part in opening a new grocery store in the Argentine neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/argentine-grocery-store-opens-with-help-from-ku-medical-center.html Medical student writes of experience working at women's clinic in Syrian refugee camp http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/medical-student-works-in-syrian-refugee-camp.html Hannah Anderson writes about her experience in The Atlantic Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/medical-student-works-in-syrian-refugee-camp.html Researchers establish benefits of high-dose vitamin C for ovarian cancer patients http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/intravenous-ascorbate-with-chemotherapy.html Qi Chen, Ph.D., Jeanne Drisko, M.D., and team at the University of Kansas Medical Center say clinical trial shows benefits of complementary treatment Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/intravenous-ascorbate-with-chemotherapy.html University students from Kansas, Oklahoma honored for research posters, presentations at annual K-INBRE bioscience symposium http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kinbre-awards.html The annual symposium is part of the K-INBRE initiative to identify and recruit promising college science students into careers in biomedical research Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/kinbre-awards.html Researchers use time-lapse movies to track early cardiovascular development http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/early-cardiovascular-development-research.html Developmental biologists Charles Little and Brenda Rongish work with biological physicist András Czirók to produce the movies Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/early-cardiovascular-development-research.html School of Nursing helps Kansas City's Sudanese refugee community http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/school-of-nursing-helps-kansas-citys-sudanese-refugee-community.html KU School of Nursing researcher Martha Baird focuses on interventions for Sudanese refugees Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/school-of-nursing-helps-kansas-citys-sudanese-refugee-community.html KU Medical Center researchers receive more than $10 million to pursue new translational research projects http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/pcori-grant-awards.html University of Kansas Medical Center will use more than $10 million from the new Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to conduct three projects that will help deliver new cures and therapies to patients faster Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/pcori-grant-awards.html Robert Simari named executive dean of the University of Kansas School of Medicine http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/robert-simari-named-executive-dean.html Simari, professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic, is a 1986 graduate of the KU School of Medicine Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/robert-simari-named-executive-dean.html Michael Artman named chair of KU pediatrics http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/michael-artman-named-chair-of-ku-pediatrics.html Michael Artman, M.D., pediatrician-in-chief and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, also will serve as chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Kansas School of Medicine Mon, 06 Jan 2014 10:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/michael-artman-named-chair-of-ku-pediatrics.html Dr. Andrew Godwin is studying the role exosomes play in the metastasis of gastrointestinal stromal tumors http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/andy-godwins-pnas-paper-on-exosomes.html Research by Andrew Godwin on how exosomes influence the metastasis of gastrointestinal stromal tumors is published in PNAS Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:00:00 -0600 http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/andy-godwins-pnas-paper-on-exosomes.html Faculty and mentors from the KU School of Medicine honored at ‘A Grande Affair’ http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-grande-affair-2017.html Students from the University of Kansas School of Medicine celebrated the professors and residents who influenced and inspired them the most this year as part of “A Grande Affair,” the annual awards gala presented by the Medical Student Assembly, March 18 at the Kansas City Convention Center. http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/a-grande-affair-2017.html Jacob New earns KU Medical Center, BioKansas Awards at Graduate Research Summit http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/2017-grad-undergrad-summit.html Promising research into treatments for head and neck cancer has garnered two awards for a Doctor of Medicine-Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Jacob New, from Overland Park, Kansas, received both the University Kansas Medical Center and the BioKansas Awards at the 14th Annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka on March 10. http://www.kumc.edu/news-listing-page/2017-grad-undergrad-summit.html