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Children’s Mercy Director Rallies Collaboration for Autism Research
Children’s Mercy Director Rallies Collaboration for Autism Research

An exceptional researcher must have fundamental skills of documentation and exploration, all while keeping an eye on the horizon for the unknown. That trailblazing spirit h…

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MRIGlobal Engineer Mentors KC Robotics Team
MRIGlobal Engineer Mentors KC Robotics Team

Engineers start a project by identifying the challenge and then devising a plan to create a potential solution. For Joe Bindel, Senior Engineer at MRIGlobal, the novelty of…

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TMC/University Health Promotes Patient Voice to Stimulate Cultural Change
TMC/University Health Promotes Patient Voice to Stimulate Cultural Change

Medical treatment is in a golden age. Health records are available on demand and thanks to continued medical innovation and the use of big data to drive value-based approac…

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KU Researcher Translating Brain Activity into Communication for Nonverbal Patients
KU Researcher Translating Brain Activity into Communication for Nonverbal Patients

Giving voice to the voiceless seems more philosophical than scientific, but for Dr. Jonathan Brumberg, Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing at t…

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KU Medical Center Researcher Utilizes Brain Science to Encourage Healthier Choices
KU Medical Center Researcher Utilizes Brain Science to Encourage Healthier Choices

Making a choice can be both simple and difficult. Research shows that people most often ultimately make an impulsive decision. Dr. Amanda Bruce works to better understand t…

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KCU Professor’s Research Focuses on Aging and Cancer for Boomer Generation
KCU Professor’s Research Focuses on Aging and Cancer for Boomer Generation

By 2030 the baby boomer generation will all be of retirement age. This will expand the size of the older population to one out of every five people in our country. Dr. Ehab…

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KC Nexus Fund Aims to Bridge the Gap for Life Sciences Innovators
KC Nexus Fund Aims to Bridge the Gap for Life Sciences Innovators

Great ideas are not guaranteed a future. There is a stage at the end of academic funding, before commercial funding availability kicks in, called the valley of death. Tony …

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Data to Decisions Drives BioNexus KC’s Annual Dinner
Data to Decisions Drives BioNexus KC’s Annual Dinner

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New health technologies are rapidly emerging and often produce machines, medicines, or therapies that can treat illnesses and improve patient outcomes. We owe…

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