School of Medicine News
- KU Alzheimer's Disease Center focused on protecting research volunteers and clinical trials during the pandemic
May 18, 2020 -- KU ADC takes steps to protect research volunteers and clinical trials during the pandemic
- Research associate creates face shields on KU Medical Center printer
May 15, 2020 -- Christopher Neal, Ph.D., research associate at the University of Kansas Medical Center, donated around 100 headbands for face shields to PPE for KC, a local maker group constructing and dispersing protective equipment for health care professionals. Neal used the 3D printer in the Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (KIDDRC) to make the bands.
- KU Cancer Center pivots to protect patients and trial participants in COVID-19 era
May 07, 2020 -- Cancer patients undergoing treatment at The University of Kansas Cancer Center don’t have to worry about getting a test for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The research arm of the KU Cancer Center stepped up to allow patients to opt-in to a study that provided the test in recent weeks and also covered its cost. It is just one of the many ways the KU Cancer Center is working to fight the pandemic.
- KU respiratory therapy students graduate early to help during coronavirus pandemic
Apr 30, 2020 -- Students in the respiratory therapy program in the University of Kansas School of Health Professions have chosen to graduate early to help fend off a shortage of RTs during the coronavirus pandemic.
- JUNTOS delivers COVID-19 information to Kansas City’s Spanish-speaking population
Apr 22, 2020 -- The JUNTOS Center for Advancing Latino Health at KU Medical Center, whose mission is to eliminate health disparities in under-served Latino communities in Kansas, is working to deliver COVID-19 information to these communities in their native language.
- Students share results of research at Capitol events
Apr 14, 2020 -- Five undergraduate and five graduate students from the University of Kansas Medical Center showcased their research at the Kansas Capitol during two separate events in spring 2020. Students discussed the posters illustrating their research with lawmakers and the general public.
- University of Kansas Medical Center to participate in clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine in health care workers
Apr 13, 2020 -- University of Kansas Medical Center to participate in clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine in health care workers
- Researchers donate protective equipment to KU Health System
Apr 08, 2020 -- Researchers from the University of Kansas Medical Center donated much-needed equipment to help their colleagues at The University of Kansas Health System currently caring for patients with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19. The virus caused shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) across the globe, which health care workers need to protect themselves from becoming infected.
- Grant-funded program assists care partners of people with progressed MS
Apr 07, 2020 -- MS Achievement Center grant-funded program assists care partners of people with progressed MS
- University of Kansas medical students to graduate early and volunteer for program providing aid to Kansans during pandemic
Apr 03, 2020 -- University of Kansas medical students to graduate early and volunteer for program providing aid to Kansans during pandemic
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- SHARPhub helps bring biomedical technologies to market in Kansas and four other central states
Apr 01, 2020 -- SHARPhub was established in 2018 to help researchers move biomedical discoveries and technologies out of the laboratory and into the commercial market, where they can be used to improve human health.
- Cancer Center receives additional $5 million in funding from state of Kansas to support ongoing research
Mar 31, 2020 -- The University of Kansas Cancer Center will receive an additional $5 million from the state budget for the KU Cancer Center Research Fund, approved by the Kansas legislature and signed by Governor Laura Kelly. These funds will be crucial to the KU Cancer Center’s competitive application for National Cancer Institute (NCI) comprehensive cancer center designation.
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Last modified: Jul 26, 2018