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THE CONNECTION

Your resource for life sciences news from Manhattan to Columbia.

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UMKC Vice Chancellor Empowers Research Programs
UMKC Vice Chancellor Empowers Research Programs

Great research performed by brilliant people is not always enough to acquire funding, grants, or a future on its own. The process behind grant writing,…

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BioKansas CEO Boosts Biosciences Ecosystem
BioKansas CEO Boosts Biosciences Ecosystem

Being an effective intermediary involves a micro understanding, implemented at a macro level. For Dr. Sonia Hall, President and CEO of BioKansas, the goal is…

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KCU Professor Fast-Tracks Therapies from Bench to Bedside
KCU Professor Fast-Tracks Therapies from Bench to Bedside

Scientific discovery is validated by the benefits of the breakthrough in the medical clinic. What is sometimes overshadowed is the fact that basic science that…

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TMC/UH Doctors Collaborate to Achieve Vaccine Adoption Among Minorities
TMC/UH Doctors Collaborate to Achieve Vaccine Adoption Among Minorities

Faced with a global pandemic that disproportionately affected marginalized members of the community, a pair of powerhouse physicians teamed up to ensure the entire community’s health…

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KU Mathematician Pivots Research During Pandemic, Explores Impact of Human Behavior on Disease Spread
KU Mathematician Pivots Research During Pandemic, Explores Impact of Human Behavior on Disease Spread

How well do public health measures reduce the spread of COVID-19? And how do people make decisions about whether to follow those protocols? New research…

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BioNexus KC In the News

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BioNexus KC Celebrates 20th Year Advancing Regional Life Sciences
BioNexus KC Celebrates 20th Year Advancing Regional Life Sciences

For Immediate Release: March 1, 2021 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC, a catalyst for innovation in animal and human health, kicks off a year-long…

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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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@ 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 sciences research from our
strategic partners and stakeholders.

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Expert Exchange: KC Rising Director Rallies Community to Amplify Regional Growth
Expert Exchange: KC Rising Director Rallies Community to Amplify Regional Growth

For more than a decade, the regional workforce has had more available jobs than people to fill them. Sheri Gonzales, Vice President of the Civic…

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The Connection: BioKansas CEO Boosts Biosciences Ecosystem
The Connection: BioKansas CEO Boosts Biosciences Ecosystem

Being an effective intermediary involves a micro understanding, implemented at a macro level. For Dr. Sonia Hall, President and CEO of BioKansas, the goal is…

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Patient-Focused KCU PsyD Program Prepares Students to Treat Individuals, Community
Patient-Focused KCU PsyD Program Prepares Students to Treat Individuals, Community

Clinical psychologists are trained to address the psychological needs of individuals from all backgrounds, ethnicities, races and ages. Students in the PsyD program at Kansas City…

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Skilled KC Takes New Approach Training Future Workforce
Skilled KC Takes New Approach Training Future Workforce

Skilled KC intends to provide a student-centered experience to support residents that want to earn a credential that will set them on a successful career…

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K-State Olathe Cyber Bootcamp Series Filling Job Vacancies, Offering New Career Field 
K-State Olathe Cyber Bootcamp Series Filling Job Vacancies, Offering New Career Field 

Kansas State University Olathe is using its professional development programming to help Greater Kansas City and beyond fill job vacancies in highly skilled cyber fields.…

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