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Fall/Winter 2024 Issue

Cover of the Spring/Summer 2024 Issue of Kansas Medicine + Science Cover Story: It's a Small World

Scientists at KU Medical Center are focusing on the tiniest particles of life to solve some of the biggest challenges in medicine.

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Featured Articles

Artificial intelligence is already in patient care and biomedical research — but ethical dilemmas remain

AI: The Final Frontier

KU Medical Center ramps up its efforts to become a national research hub for obesity and obesity-related diseases and conditions.

Will the Doctor See You Now?

The World Health Organization set off a passionate debate when it equated old age with disease.

Should Aging Be a Disease?

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About Kansas Medicine + Science

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Donna Peck

Grace Reap

Sophia Belshe
Kristi Birch
Kay Hawes
Donna Peck

Selena Jabara
Elissa Monroe

Eiko Ojala
Grace Reap
Dante Terzigni

Douglas A. Girod, M.D.
Chancellor, University of Kansas
Robert D. Simari, M.D.
Executive Vice Chancellor, KU Medical Center
Akinlolu O. Ojo, M.D., Ph.D., MBA
Executive Dean, KU School of Medicine
Sally Maliski, Ph.D., RN
Dean, KU School of Nursing
Abiodun Akinwuntan, Ph.D.
Dean, KU School of Health Professions

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