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Marijuana use may lead to stroke and disability
Jul 29, 2016 -- 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.
KU’s Human Performance Lab uses high-tech gadgetry to study neuromuscular diseases
Jul 13, 2016 -- KU Medical Center's Human Performance Laboratory at the Landon Center on Aging is using full body motion technology for health care research
Kidney Institute research focuses on paracellular transport of salt
Jul 13, 2016 -- 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
Randolph Nudo appointed director of the Institute for Neurological Discovery
Jul 01, 2016 -- Randolph J. Nudo, Ph.D., has been appointed director of the Institute for Neurological Discovery at the University of Kansas Medical Center
KU ovarian cancer researcher gets a boost from the American Cancer Society
Jun 28, 2016 -- Money raised from hundreds of donors on the social fundraising platform Crowdrise will finance Rebecca Wates ovarian cancer research at KU Medical Center
University of Kansas School of Medicine names Allen Chen Department of Radiation Oncology Chair
Jun 21, 2016 -- 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.
Respiratory therapy students study art to learn more about patient care
Jun 16, 2016 -- 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.
Health Professions student receives three graduate-level degrees in one weekend
Jun 13, 2016 -- 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
New hope for patients with inclusion body myositis
Jun 01, 2016 -- A Joint study with KU Medical Center and British researchers points toward first treatment for patients with the muscle-wasting disease inclusion body myositis
Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduate is commissioned as officer in Navy Nursing Corps
May 19, 2016 -- 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
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