How polio, iron lungs and Clarke Wescoe changed patient care at KU Medical CenterFeb 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.
KU researchers find statins may hold keys to future cancer treatmentJan 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-reviewJan 09, 2017
-- A look back at some of the University of Kansas Medical Center accomplishments that made headlines globally, nationally and locally in 2016