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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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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 the University…

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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…

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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…

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BioNexus KC In the News

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

For immediate release: May 15, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC is pleased to announce our 2020 Collaborate2Cure series on Autism Spectrum Disorders (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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The Transforming KC Health Research Grant Awarded to a Partnership Focused on Addressing Food Insecurity in the KC community.
The Transforming KC Health Research Grant Awarded to a Partnership Focused on Addressing Food Insecurity in the KC community.

For Immediate Release: July 24, 2019 KANSAS CITY, MO –  This is the eighth year that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC)…

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BioNexus KC Awards $150k to Scientists Studying Childhood Diseases
BioNexus KC Awards $150k to Scientists Studying Childhood Diseases

For Immediate Release: July 24, 2019 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC has awarded $150,000 to three area investigators to support research focused on genetic…

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@ a Glance Monthly

Monthly overview of life sciences news including updates from stakeholders and regional 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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Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 as KC Opens Back Up
Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 as KC Opens Back Up

The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Learn how COVID-19 spreads and practice these actions to help prevent the spread of this illness.

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March 2020
March 2020

TMC/University Health Promotes Patient Voice to Stimulate Cultural Change

MU Researcher Reducing Problem Behaviors for Children With Autism

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National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month

Focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Small changes to diet can have a cumulative…

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February 2020
February 2020

KU Researcher Translating Brain Activity into Communication for Nonverbal Patients

Nexus Informatics Conference: We’ve Switched it up

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Nexus Spotlight

Highlighting life science research from our
strategic partners and stakeholders.

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Expert Exchange: MU Veterinary Oncologist Advancing One Health with Novel Bone Cancer Treatment for Dogs
Expert Exchange: MU Veterinary Oncologist Advancing One Health with Novel Bone Cancer Treatment for Dogs

Few people realize that what is good for man’s best friend, can also be good for mankind. Dr. Brian Flesner, an Assistant Professor of Oncology…

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UMKC Researcher Working to Improve Animal and Human Health
UMKC Researcher Working to Improve Animal and Human Health

A world thrown into the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic is discovering the harsh reality of a shared environment where animal health and human health are…

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One Health Research, Education at Heart of K-State Initiatives
One Health Research, Education at Heart of K-State Initiatives

Human, animal and environmental research and education is in the DNA of Kansas State University. These fields and their complex interrelationships also are at the…

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MU College of Veterinary Medicine Helps Athletic Horse Recover From Irregular Heartbeat
MU College of Veterinary Medicine Helps Athletic Horse Recover From Irregular Heartbeat

After 16 years, an inseparable bond between a woman and her horse was on the verge of collapse. Together, Cynthia Russell, a professor at the…

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Can Animals Get Coronavirus? What to Know About Pets and COVID-19
Can Animals Get Coronavirus? What to Know About Pets and COVID-19

We’re getting used to our daily news feeds filling up with reports of new COVID-19 cases. But one case in particular has come as a…

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

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

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