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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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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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BioNexus KC In the News

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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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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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@ a Glance Monthly

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

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September Glance
September Glance

Learn. Adapt. Thrive. 10.22.2020 With an effective and responsive ecosystem, the KC region will leverage its expertise, assets and determination in fields such as rare disease,…

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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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July 2020
July 2020

BioNexus KC Awards Grants Impacting Pediatric Disease Research

MRIGlobal Awarded Grant to Fund COVID-19 Laboratory Training on African Continent

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June 2020
June 2020

UMKC Receives First Federal Research Support to Directly Combat COVID-19

MU Advances Chemotherapy-Free Treatment for Cancer in Animals and Humans

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Nexus Spotlight

Highlighting life science research from our
strategic partners and stakeholders.

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Expert Exchange: KCU Professor Developing Innovative Test for Early Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease
Expert Exchange: KCU Professor Developing Innovative Test for Early Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease

Sometimes researchers are confronted with daunting challenges when studying an incurable disease and subsequently turn their attention to something else that may yield results in…

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Scientists at KU Alzheimer's Disease Center Make Progress on Research
Scientists at KU Alzheimer's Disease Center Make Progress on Research

Local researchers are doing their part to battle Alzheimer’s Disease. Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with the deadly, incurable disease.…

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4-Year-Old Patient Will Lose All Neurological Function; Children's Mercy Finding Answers for Rare Disease
4-Year-Old Patient Will Lose All Neurological Function; Children's Mercy Finding Answers for Rare Disease

With her beautiful blue eyes, feathery blonde hair and a smile that just won’t quit, Emerson Schrivener looks like a healthy 4-year-old. But looks can…

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K-State Collaborates to Study Aging Brain
K-State Collaborates to Study Aging Brain

As we age, we naturally experience cognitive declines. We might forget where we parked our car or what we had for breakfast yesterday. But we…

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Q & A: KU Medical Center Professor Says KCMD Will Accelerate Cures
Q & A: KU Medical Center Professor Says KCMD Will Accelerate Cures

The University of Kansas Medical Center recently spoke with Mazen Dimachkie, M.D., professor of neurology, about the Kansas City Consortium on Musculoskeletal Diseases. A first-of-its-kind…

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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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