Recent Research News

The benefits of controlling high blood pressure for patients with polycystic kidney disease
Dec 12, 2014 -- 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)
Patrick Moriarty leads study on experimental cholesterol drug
Dec 01, 2014 -- 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
KU School of Medicine researchers identify potential target for treating breast cancer
Oct 27, 2014 -- 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
A KU Medical Center researcher receives grant to study smoking policies at tribal colleges
Oct 09, 2014 -- 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.
Last modified: Jul 18, 2014
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