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Health Equity Lagging in US, Path Outlined to Improve Outcomes
Health Equity Lagging in US, Path Outlined to Improve Outcomes

The issue of health equity is not new, but the work to correct it is still very much in front of most hospitals in the…

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MU Professor Leads Largest University Research Reactor in US
MU Professor Leads Largest University Research Reactor in US

When thinking about the effects of radioactive exposure, most people’s minds may wander to nuclear power plant meltdowns or spider bites, but for Dr. David…

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Looking Back & Ahead: BioNexus KC Presidents Weigh in on 20-Year Impact
Looking Back & Ahead: BioNexus KC Presidents Weigh in on 20-Year Impact

BioNexus KC, a catalyst for innovation in human and animal health, has brought together the region’s best and brightest since 2001. Throughout the past 20…

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BioNexus KC Celebrates Advances in Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation
BioNexus KC Celebrates Advances in Life Sciences & Healthcare Innovation

In celebration of BioNexus KC’s 20th anniversary, let’s flash back on the two-decade history of the organization and the significant impacts it has made on the…

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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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Keith Gary Steps Down as Vice President of BioNexus KC
Keith Gary Steps Down as Vice President of BioNexus KC

For Immediate Release: August 18, 2021 KANSAS CITY, MO – Dr. Keith Gary, Vice President at BioNexus KC, will resign from his position on September…

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BioNexus KC Awards KC Researchers $150k to Explore Pediatric Disease Research
BioNexus KC Awards KC Researchers $150k to Explore Pediatric Disease Research

KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC has awarded three $50,000 grants to regional scientists to support research focused on pediatric genetic diseases. The partnership with…

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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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@ 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
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The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: KU Cancer Center Oncologist Says It’s Personal
The Future of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: KU Cancer Center Oncologist Says It’s Personal

A decade ago, the survival rate for pancreatic cancer hovered around five percent. Today, the five-year survival rate is 10 percent. “We’ve moved into the…

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KC Stem Cell Startup Delivers Gift of Time to Industry
KC Stem Cell Startup Delivers Gift of Time to Industry

In baseball, preparing for the first pitch requires a great deal of practice and builds on a spectacular amount of behind-the-scenes effort. Being a scientist…

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Saint Luke’s Clinical Trial Shows Improvements in Patients with Common Genetic Heart Condition
Saint Luke’s Clinical Trial Shows Improvements in Patients with Common Genetic Heart Condition

 Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute announced the results of a clinical trial that will impact patient care and improve quality of life for patients suffering…

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NextGen Offers New Possibilities for MU Researchers Addressing Health Disparities
NextGen Offers New Possibilities for MU Researchers Addressing Health Disparities

Loren Bauerband, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences in the University of Missouri School of Health Professions, uses large data sets gathered…

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Precision Therapeutics Research at Children’s Mercy Generates Knowledge, Hope
Precision Therapeutics Research at Children’s Mercy Generates Knowledge, Hope

The ability to harness genomic technologies to provide a more accurate diagnosis for diseases in children needs to be accompanied by treatments that are also…

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