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- Researchers from KU School of Medicine publish four articles on elusive actin protein
Jan 17, 2020 -- Dr. Prachee Avasthi, assistant professor of cell biology, and her team have published four scholarly articles on actin protein and how it affects cell cilia. This basic science may help with disease research in the future.
- Two clinical trials at KU are aimed at increasing treatment options for stroke patients
Jan 16, 2020 -- Two clinical trials at KU are aimed at increasing treatment options for stroke patients
- Exercise Is Medicine program revamps for maximum impact
Jan 09, 2020 -- Want to lose weight, battle depression or manage chronic pain? Your doctor’s “prescription” may include a newly reimagined program at the Kirmayer Fitness Center called Exercise is Medicine (EIM).
- New clinical and translational science research unit opens
Jan 08, 2020 -- A new research unit that will greatly expand the capacity for scientists to conduct clinical trials opened at the University of Kansas Medical Center on Jan. 13. It is the first clinical and translational science unit (CTSU) on the main KU Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kansas.
- Arthur Dick, M.D., retires after 50 years of service to neurology field and department at KU
Dec 26, 2019 -- Arthur Dick, M.D., retiring after 50 years, helped build neurology field and establish department at KU
- Losing weight is study and practice at KU Medical Center weight management clinic
Dec 12, 2019 -- The University of Kansas Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management conducts nationally funded studies based on weight loss and activity and also has an award-winning fee-for-service weight loss clinic.
- Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science turns 75
Dec 10, 2019 -- When the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education renewed the University of Kansas physical therapy program’s accreditation on Nov. 27, it marked the 75th anniversary of the program and nearly three-quarters of a century of continuous accreditation.
Categories: School of Health Professions
- Grant supports advance practice nurses in rural and underserved areas
Dec 04, 2019 -- Advance practice nurses (APRNs) can gain additional training in rural and underserved areas with support from a nearly $2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Post-doctoral nursing fellowship
- Free program helps African Americans cut risk of developing Alzheimer’s
Nov 27, 2019 -- Free program from KU ADC helps African Americans cut risk of developing Alzheimer’s
Last modified: Jul 26, 2018