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Leader’s Clinical Practice & Research Catalyze Immediate Impact at KU Medical Center
Leader’s Clinical Practice & Research Catalyze Immediate Impact at KU Medical Center

Medicine is multi-dimensional, but the pandemic has brought two important areas, research and practice, to the forefront in an unprecedented way. For Dr. Mario Castro,…

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MU School of Nursing Trailblazers Impact Senior Care During Global Pandemic
MU School of Nursing Trailblazers Impact Senior Care During Global Pandemic

A good partnership is often greater than the sum of its individual parts. For Dr. Amy Vogelsmeier, Associate Professor at the University of Missouri (MU)…

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Learn. Adapt. Thrive…Together: Questions with Calaneet
Learn. Adapt. Thrive…Together: Questions with Calaneet

BioNexus KC’s annual event will feature Calaneet Balas, President and CEO of The ALS Association, as the keynote speaker. Balas leads the organization in three…

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Health Forward President & CEO Confronts Racism, Poverty to Improve Health Outcomes
Health Forward President & CEO Confronts Racism, Poverty to Improve Health Outcomes

When advocating for the uninsured and underserved communities in and around Kansas City, there are plenty of immediate needs, but the bigger obstacles are upstream.…

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K-State Professor Applies Network Science to Disease Outbreaks
K-State Professor Applies Network Science to Disease Outbreaks

Approaching a contagious disease outbreak is reactionary by nature. By design, the scientific method requires evidence, an attempt to solve and further analyzing of the…

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KC Researchers Awarded $200K to Advance One Health Innovation
KC Researchers Awarded $200K to Advance One Health Innovation

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC and the Hall Family Foundation have awarded four regional researchers $50,000 each to…

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EDA Awards BioNexus KC $300k Build to Scale Grant to Advance Human and Animal Health Innovation
EDA Awards BioNexus KC $300k Build to Scale Grant to Advance Human and Animal Health Innovation

For Immediate Release: September 24, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC has been awarded a $300,000 Build to Scale grant from the Economic Development…

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BioNexus KC Awards Grant to Advance Value-Based Healthcare and Improve Patient Outcomes
BioNexus KC Awards Grant to Advance Value-Based Healthcare and Improve Patient Outcomes

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC has awarded a $79,900 grant to the Kansas City Quality and Value Innovation…

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BioNexus KC Awarded Grant to Improve COVID-19 Outcomes for Patients with Underlying Health Conditions
BioNexus KC Awarded Grant to Improve COVID-19 Outcomes for Patients with Underlying Health Conditions

For Immediate Release: August 19, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC has been awarded a $42,900 grant from the Health Forward Foundation to collaborate…

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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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@ a Glance Monthly

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

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November Glance
November Glance

‘Real Big Deal for Kansas City’: Sneak Peek Inside Children’s Mercy Research Tower Children’s Mercy’s gleaming new Research Institute on Hospital Hill won’t open until…

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October Glance
October Glance

The Future of Health

KU Cancer Center’s Countdown to NCI Comprehensive Application Kicks Into High Gea

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September Glance
September Glance

Learn. Adapt. Thrive. 10.22.2020

EDA Awards BioNexus KC $300k Build to Scale Grant to Advance Human and Animal Health Innovation

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August Glance
August Glance

BioNexus KC Awarded Grant to Improve COVID-19 Outcomes for Patients with Underlying Health Conditions

K-State Professor Applies Network Science to Disease Outbreaks

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Inspire Curiosity with STEAM Activities At Home
Inspire Curiosity with STEAM Activities At Home

Inspire curiosity at home with these hands-on STEAM activities. These educational activities are meant to inspire and excite children about STEAM education.

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Nexus Spotlight

Highlighting life science research from our
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Expert Exchange: Cleveland University Researcher Energized by Collaboration Between Chiropractic & Primary Care
Expert Exchange: Cleveland University Researcher Energized by Collaboration Between Chiropractic & Primary Care

Effective treatment in healthcare is often as simple as identifying the issue and making an adjustment. For Dr. Mark Pfefer, Director of Research and Professor…

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UMKC Pharmacy Researchers Explore Pain Medication Prescribing Trends in Nursing Homes
UMKC Pharmacy Researchers Explore Pain Medication Prescribing Trends in Nursing Homes

A team of researchers at the University of Missouri-Kanas City School of Pharmacy is taking a close look at prescribing trends for opioids used as…

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TMC/UH Pain Management Center Silencing Chronic Headaches with Exclusive Treatment
TMC/UH Pain Management Center Silencing Chronic Headaches with Exclusive Treatment

Since its opening in the Fall of 2015, the Pain Management Center at Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) has made headlines for its role in…

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MU Study Reveals Most Effective Drugs for Common Type of Neuropathic Pain
MU Study Reveals Most Effective Drugs for Common Type of Neuropathic Pain

More than 20 million people in the U.S. suffer neuropathic pain. At least 25% of those cases are classified as unexplained and considered cryptogenic sensory…

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It's Time to Rethink our Standard Approach to Pain Management in Cancer Care
It's Time to Rethink our Standard Approach to Pain Management in Cancer Care

According to a new study, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center saw a 123 percent surge in opioid-related overdose visits from March-June 2019 to March-June…

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