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Oldest School in KC Achieves Exclusive STEM Certification
Oldest School in KC Achieves Exclusive STEM Certification

When a school has been around for over a century, it has witnessed more than one cultural change. St Teresa’s Academy (STA) has not only…

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K-State Professor Teaches Science and How to Explain it
K-State Professor Teaches Science and How to Explain it

Effective communication can be the most fantastic conductor for change, for both cells and scientists. Dr. Michi Tobler, Associate Professor of Biology at Kansas State…

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Saint Luke’s Cardiologist Battles Leading Killer of Women
Saint Luke’s Cardiologist Battles Leading Killer of Women

Women have long impacted medicine, clinical research, and healthcare, but only recently have gender differences in disease been a driver towards change. Dr. Tracy Stevens,…

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If You Build It, They Will Come; KC Builder Continues to Expand the Life Sciences Industry
If You Build It, They Will Come; KC Builder Continues to Expand the Life Sciences Industry

Nature is planned, deliberate, and gradual but when it is finished it can accomplish something truly grand. When a good plan is executed, with every…

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KCU Students Uncovering Cause of Heart Defects in Infants
KCU Students Uncovering Cause of Heart Defects in Infants

The professionals that deserve parades often are not the ones that get them. The work of researchers is far behind the curtain, but the understanding…

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BioNexus KC In the News

All the latest news and information about BioNexus KC.

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BioNexus KC Announces Dennis Ridenour as Next CEO
BioNexus KC Announces Dennis Ridenour as Next CEO

Kansas City, MO – BioNexus KC is pleased to announce the selection of Dennis Ridenour as its next President and CEO. A large number of…

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KC Region Increases Life Sciences Employment by 22 Percent in Three Years 
KC Region Increases Life Sciences Employment by 22 Percent in Three Years 

Download 2018 Census Here Recently released 2018 Life Science Industry Census shows increase in number of companies, employees KANSAS CITY, MO – The 2018 Life…

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Local Scientists Awarded $200K for Research at the Nexus of Animal and Human Health
Local Scientists Awarded $200K for Research at the Nexus of Animal and Human Health

KANSAS CITY, MO. – BioNexus KC and the Hall Family Foundation have awarded the 2018 Nexus of Human and Animal Health Research Grants. Four local…

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Kansas City One Health Day: Outsmarting Antibiotic Resistance
Kansas City One Health Day: Outsmarting Antibiotic Resistance

In November, groups from around the world are celebrating a collaborative approach to human, animal and environmental health called One Health. On November 1, Kansas…

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Wayne Carter to Step Down as President and CEO of BioNexus KC
Wayne Carter to Step Down as President and CEO of BioNexus KC

BioNexus KC announced today that after six years of service to the organization, Dr. Wayne Carter, President and CEO, will step down from his position…

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@ a Glance Monthly

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

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May 2019
May 2019

Oldest School in KC Achieves Exclusive STEM Certification

New Children’s Mercy Building Embodies Culture of the Institute It Houses

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April 2019
April 2019

$10M Donation Jump-Starts TMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Expansion Campaign

K-State to Host May 7 Advance Screening of National Geographic’s ‘THE HOT ZONE’

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March 2019
March 2019

Submit Your Image for BioNexus KC’s 2019 Science to Art Auction

Clinical Trial at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute Shows Promising Results for New Breast Cancer Drug

Novel Data Sharing Agreement Accelerates K-State, UMKC Collaboration

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February 2019
February 2019

Collaborate2Cure on March 4 Will Focus on Food Insecurity and Access

K-State to Host National Science Communication Conference in March

Simon Atkinson Selected as KU’s Next Vice Chancellor for Research

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January 2019
January 2019

BioNexus KC Announces Dennis Ridenour as Next CEO

KC Region Increases Life Sciences Employment by 22 Percent in Three Years

Another $20M in UMKC Scholarships, Thanks to the Bloch Family

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Life Sciences Bulletin

Quarterly e-newsletter highlighting our events including news from our strategic partners and stakeholders.

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Vol. 1, 2019 Expert Exchange: MRIGlobal Team Collaborates to Advance Potential Cures
Vol. 1, 2019 Expert Exchange: MRIGlobal Team Collaborates to Advance Potential Cures

While many of us aspire to use our abilities to make the world a better place, Kathy Bogess, Technical Division Director at MRIGlobal and her…

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Vol. 1, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: KU Faculty Member is Fifth to Earn Honor Recognizing His Inventions
Vol. 1, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: KU Faculty Member is Fifth to Earn Honor Recognizing His Inventions

A University of Kansas professor who helped to develop a refrigerant that is safe for the Earth’s ozone layer is among the ranks of the…

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Vol. 1, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: National Geographic's 'The Hot Zone' to Feature Kansas State University Ebola Experts
Vol. 1, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: National Geographic's 'The Hot Zone' to Feature Kansas State University Ebola Experts

Ebola-related emergency response by two Kansas State University veterinarians is making its way to the small screen and is highlighting the region’s legacy as the…

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Vol. 1, 2019: BioNexus KC President/CEO Brings Rare Approach to New Role
Vol. 1, 2019: BioNexus KC President/CEO Brings Rare Approach to New Role

The definition of rare means not occurring very often. Dennis Ridenour, new President and CEO of BioNexus KC, can particularly relate to this definition. His…

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Vol. 1, 2019: Bioinformatics Conference Aims to Launch Collaborations, April 11-12
Vol. 1, 2019: Bioinformatics Conference Aims to Launch Collaborations, April 11-12

Kansas City has a high concentration of jobs in bioinformatics, ranking us in the top five among peer metros. BioNexus KC and Children’s Mercy will…

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