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Minimizing the effects of radiation injury

New research conducted at the University of Kansas Medical Center could make treatment for gastrointestinal cancers safer-while also helping to mitigate the dangers of nuclear accidents and terrorist attacks.   read more >>

Predicting outcomes of protein mutations

A team led by KU Medical Center receives a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to develop a set of rules that will predict how specific amino acid mutations alter the functions of proteins in the body.   read more >>

Statins may hold the key to future cancer treatment

Researchers at KU Medical Center discover that high doses of cholesterol drugs can destroy a rogue protein produced by a damaged gene that is associated with nearly half of all human cancers.   read more >>

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