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Your resource for life sciences news from Manhattan to Columbia.

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KCU Professor’s Research Focuses on Aging and Cancer for Boomer Generation
KCU Professor’s Research Focuses on Aging and Cancer for Boomer Generation

By 2030 the baby boomer generation will all be of retirement age. This will expand the size of the older population to one out of…

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KC Nexus Fund Aims to Bridge the Gap for Life Sciences Innovators
KC Nexus Fund Aims to Bridge the Gap for Life Sciences Innovators

Great ideas are not guaranteed a future. There is a stage at the end of academic funding, before commercial funding availability kicks in, called the…

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Data to Decisions Drives BioNexus KC’s Annual Dinner
Data to Decisions Drives BioNexus KC’s Annual Dinner

Register Now New health technologies are rapidly emerging and often produce machines, medicines, or therapies that can treat illnesses and improve patient outcomes. We owe…

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New Missouri Program Aims to Connect Science and Lawmakers
New Missouri Program Aims to Connect Science and Lawmakers

When faced with a difficult decision, it is crucial to understand and research all aspects of the issue. Only with all the available information can…

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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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BioNexus KC In the News

All the latest news and information about BioNexus KC.

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The Transforming KC Health Research Grant Awarded to a Partnership Focused on Addressing Food Insecurity in the KC community.
The Transforming KC Health Research Grant Awarded to a Partnership Focused on Addressing Food Insecurity in the KC community.

For Immediate Release: July 24, 2019 KANSAS CITY, MO –  This is the eighth year that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue 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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@ a Glance Monthly

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

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November 2019
November 2019

KC Nexus Fund Aims to Bridge the Gap for Life Sciences Innovators

MU Receives Nearly $4M from NIH to Commercialize Biomedical Discoveries

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October 2019
October 2019

Join us for Kansas City One Health Day at K-State Olathe on November 6th

UMKC School of Dentistry Unveils State-of-the-Art Training Lab

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September 2019
September 2019

Data to Decisions Drives BioNexus KC’s Annual Dinner

KUMC Earns $18.9M Grant to Support Biomedical Research in Kansas

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August 2019
August 2019

First Phase Of New MRIGlobal Diagnostics Center Of Excellence Opens

Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute Opening in September

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July 2019
July 2019

One Health Research Symposium will Highlight Immunotherapy, Promote Regional Collaboration

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

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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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