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Children’s Mercy Director Fostering Regional Resources to Diagnose, Treat Rare Pediatric Diseases
Children’s Mercy Director Fostering Regional Resources to Diagnose, Treat Rare Pediatric Diseases

Medicine is often referred to as an “art” rather than a science. Art by its nature is creative, reactive, and emotive. With more genetic research…

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WISER KC Platform Encourages Women to Elevate Each Other, Be Catalysts for Change
WISER KC Platform Encourages Women to Elevate Each Other, Be Catalysts for Change

Kansas City Women in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research (WISER) united virtually on June 24th. This event provided a unique opportunity for women to learn, share…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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BioNexus KC In the News

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BioNexus KC Awards Grants Impacting Pediatric Disease Research
BioNexus KC Awards Grants Impacting Pediatric Disease Research

For Immediate Release: July 21, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC has awarded three $50,000 grants to area scientists to support research focused on…

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Black Lives Matter: A Message From BioNexus KC
Black Lives Matter: A Message From BioNexus KC

This current moment in time, when so many of us are coming together to speak out against the injustices that have resulted in the deaths…

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BioNexus KC Announces Collaborate2Cure Program Focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder
BioNexus KC Announces Collaborate2Cure Program Focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder

For immediate release: May 15, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC is pleased to announce our 2020 Collaborate2Cure series on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).…

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Local Scientists Awarded $150K for Research at the Nexus of Animal and Human Health
Local Scientists Awarded $150K for Research at the Nexus of Animal and Human Health

BioNexus KC and the Hall Family Foundation awarded in December the 2019 Nexus of Human and Animal Health Research Grants. Three local researchers were selected…

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BioNexus KC Board Member, Dr. Stephen Reintjes, Named New President & CEO of North KC Hospital
BioNexus KC Board Member, Dr. Stephen Reintjes, Named New President & CEO of North KC Hospital

North Kansas City Hospital announced today that its Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Stephen L. Reintjes Sr. as President and Chief Executive Officer of…

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@ a Glance Monthly

Monthly overview of life sciences news including updates from stakeholders and regional companies.

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Quick Tips to Stay Safe on Hot Summer Days
Quick Tips to Stay Safe on Hot Summer Days

Simple reminders on how to beat the heat and enjoy the outdoors during the hottest days of the summer.

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National Cancer Survivor's Month
National Cancer Survivor's Month

According to the National Cancer Institute, an individual is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis until the end of life. In addition, because a cancer diagnosis also affects family members, friends, and caregivers, they too are considered cancer survivors.

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May 2020
May 2020

KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center Focuses on Protecting Research Volunteers and Clinical Trials During Pandemic

BioNexus KC Announces Collaborate2Cure Program Focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Kansas City region has a robust autism network comprised of basic researchers, clinicians, patient advocacy groups, and start-up companies.

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April 2020
April 2020

Uniting the Life Sciences Community to Combat COVID-19

KU Medical Center Participates in Trial of Hydroxychloroquine to Prevent COVID-19 in Health Care Workers

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Nexus Spotlight

Highlighting life science research from our
strategic partners and stakeholders.

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Expert Exchange: UMKC Humanitarian Changes the World of HIV Research
Expert Exchange: UMKC Humanitarian Changes the World of HIV Research

Making the world a better place requires compassion, the ability to react to unique and challenging situations, and the courage to face what others fear.…

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‘It Matters’: TMC Nurse Asks to Work 60-Hour Weeks to Help COVID-19 Patients
‘It Matters’: TMC Nurse Asks to Work 60-Hour Weeks to Help COVID-19 Patients

The middle-aged man lay dying of COVID-19 in the intensive care unit, only moments from his last, shallow breath. The ventilator was removed. His brain…

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KU, KDHE Partner to Trace COVID-19 in Wastewater Treatment Plants
KU, KDHE Partner to Trace COVID-19 in Wastewater Treatment Plants

The University of Kansas School of Engineering and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment are teaming up on an experiment to determine if the…

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Children’s Mercy Conducts Year Round Viral Disease Surveillance and Vaccine Studies in Children to Promote Public Health
Children’s Mercy Conducts Year Round Viral Disease Surveillance and Vaccine Studies in Children to Promote Public Health

Children’s Mercy Kansas City (CM-KC) has been a member of the CDC-sponsored multicenter New Vaccine Surveillance Network (KC-NVSN) since 2009 with Rangaraj Selvarangan (Director of…

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Lab in KU Medical Center Incubator Switches to Coronavirus Test to Meet Community Need
Lab in KU Medical Center Incubator Switches to Coronavirus Test to Meet Community Need

Sinochips Diagnostics, a private laboratory operating on the campus of the University of Kansas Medical Center, has tested more than 2,500 people for the coronavirus…

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BioNexus KC Announces Collaborate2Cure Program Focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder
BioNexus KC Announces Collaborate2Cure Program Focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder

For immediate release: May 15, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC is pleased to announce our 2020 Collaborate2Cure series on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).…

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