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UMKC, K-State 1Data Team Advancing One Health Research
UMKC, K-State 1Data Team Advancing One Health Research

Imagine if every time a chef made a pizza, they had to relearn how to craft the crust, create the sauce, and then research the…

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MU Dean Discovers Multifaceted Inspiration
MU Dean Discovers Multifaceted Inspiration

Inspiration has a divine element because sometimes its source is beyond explanation. For Carolyn J. Henry, DVM, MS, Dean at the University of Missouri (MU)…

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8 Key Takeaways from WISER KC
8 Key Takeaways from WISER KC

Women in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research (WISER) came together on June 10, 2019 to learn, share, and promote each other at the 2019 WISER KC…

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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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BioNexus KC In the News

All the latest news and information about BioNexus 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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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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@ a Glance Monthly

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

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July 2019
July 2019

One Health Research Symposium will Highlight Immunotherapy, Promote Regional Collaboration On August 25 & 26, BioNexus KC will host the annual One Health Research Symposium…

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June 2019
June 2019

BioNexus KC’s Annual Dinner

MU Launches Precision Medicine Institute

USDA Moving Two Key Agencies to KC, Expected to Bring 568 New Jobs to the Animal Health Corridor

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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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Life Sciences Bulletin

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

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Vol. 2, 2019: Expert Exchange: Saint Luke’s Center for Advanced Breast Cancer Sets Model for Holistic Care
Vol. 2, 2019: Expert Exchange: Saint Luke’s Center for Advanced Breast Cancer Sets Model for Holistic Care

Success in healthcare is giving a patient the opportunity to reach future milestones. Sometimes that means a cure, but it can also mean additional years…

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Vol. 2, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: MRIGlobal Milestone Marks 75th Anniversary of Regional STEM Initiative
Vol. 2, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: MRIGlobal Milestone Marks 75th Anniversary of Regional STEM Initiative

STEM education as we know it today was launched on June 17, 1944, when nine Kansas City civic leaders signed the articles of agreement creating…

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Vol. 2, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: Veterinary Health Center at Kansas City Advances Plans to Establish Collaborative Clinical Trial Facility
Vol. 2, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: Veterinary Health Center at Kansas City Advances Plans to Establish Collaborative Clinical Trial Facility

University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Carolyn Henry, in partnership with the BioNexus KC Cancer Research and Care working group, continues to advance…

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Vol. 2, 2019: One Health Research Symposium will Highlight Immunotherapy, Promote Regional Collaboration
Vol. 2, 2019: One Health Research Symposium will Highlight Immunotherapy, Promote Regional Collaboration

Ideally, the immune system will protect the body from disease by recognizing foreign threats and attacking them without harming healthy cells. If unbalanced, the immune…

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Vol. 2, 2019: Annual Dinner will Inspire Innovative Approaches in Personalized Patient Care 
Vol. 2, 2019: Annual Dinner will Inspire Innovative Approaches in Personalized Patient Care 

Kansas City is home to two major players when it comes to healthcare data. The largest private employer in the region, Cerner, is one of…

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