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How polio, iron lungs and Clarke Wescoe changed patient care at KU Medical Center
Feb 23, 2017 -- 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.
Startup to market KU invention that reduces errors in breast cancer diagnoses
Feb 21, 2017 -- 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.
Research is at the heart of decade-long collaboration on smoking cessation between KU Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital
Feb 15, 2017 -- UKanQuit, a joint inpatient program between the University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital, is helping smokers succeed in quitting
KU rises to No. 19 in U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of online nursing master’s degree programs
Feb 13, 2017 -- 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.
Kirmayer Center earns medical fitness facility certification
Jan 24, 2017 -- Kirmayer Healthy Lifestyle Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center has been named a certified medical fitness facility by the Medical Fitness Association.
KU researchers find statins may hold keys to future cancer treatment
Jan 20, 2017 -- 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.
KU Medical Center year-in-review
Jan 09, 2017 -- A look back at some of the University of Kansas Medical Center accomplishments that made headlines globally, nationally and locally in 2016
New KU research sheds light on behavioral differences between boys and girls with autism
Dec 14, 2016 -- 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
KU and KU Medical Center part of consortium to receive $13.75 million in US DOT grant money
Dec 09, 2016 -- 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
Master of Public Health graduate plays a role in Kansas City’s Tobacco 21 campaign
Nov 18, 2016 -- 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
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