Recent School of Medicine 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
Peter Smith, Ph.D., named senior associate dean for research
Nov 17, 2014 -- 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
Medicine in the First World War
Nov 12, 2014 -- 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
KU Alzheimer's Disease Center offers a "Smart Aging" class for seniors
Nov 07, 2014 -- 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
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
KU Medical Center receives grant to help fight breast cancer in Kansas City Metro area
Oct 22, 2014 -- 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
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.
KU family medicine resident is bringing health care to underserved populations in Haiti
Oct 02, 2014 -- KU family medicine resident Jonathan Philippe is bringing health care to underserved populations in his native country of Haiti
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