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Your resource for life sciences news from Manhattan to Columbia.

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KU Medical Center Researcher Utilizes Brain Science to Encourage Healthier Choices
KU Medical Center Researcher Utilizes Brain Science to Encourage Healthier Choices

Making a choice can be both simple and difficult. Research shows that people most often ultimately make an impulsive decision. Dr. Amanda Bruce works to…

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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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BioNexus KC In the News

All the latest news and information about BioNexus KC.

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Local Scientists Awarded $150K for Research at the Nexus of Animal and Human Health
Local Scientists Awarded $150K for Research at the Nexus of Animal and Human Health

BioNexus KC and the Hall Family Foundation awarded in December the 2019 Nexus of Human and Animal Health Research Grants. Three local researchers were selected…

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BioNexus KC Board Member, Dr. Stephen Reintjes, Named New President & CEO of North KC Hospital
BioNexus KC Board Member, Dr. Stephen Reintjes, Named New President & CEO of North KC Hospital

North Kansas City Hospital announced today that its Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Stephen L. Reintjes Sr. as President and Chief Executive Officer of…

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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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@ a Glance Monthly

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

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Black History Month: American Scientists
Black History Month: American Scientists

These Black American Scientists have made significant contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields.  Their pioneering research and discoveries have paved the way for…

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January 2020
January 2020

New Bioinformatics Course at KCU Prepares Students for Future of Data-Driven Healthcare

KU Medical Center Researcher Utilizes Brain Science to Encourage Healthier Choices

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Top 5 Scientific Discoveries of the Decade
Top 5 Scientific Discoveries of the Decade

  As the 2010s come to an end, we can look back on an era rife with discovery. In the past 10 years, scientists around…

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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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Nexus Spotlight

Highlighting life science research from our
strategic partners and stakeholders.

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Vol. 3, 2019: Expert Exchange: TMC Research Suggests Community is Key to Improving Outcomes for Breast Cancer Patients
Vol. 3, 2019: Expert Exchange: TMC Research Suggests Community is Key to Improving Outcomes for Breast Cancer Patients

There is often a time separation between medical research and the improvement in patient outcomes. For Dr. Nasim Ahmadiyeh, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Breast…

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Vol. 3, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: KUMC Connects Community Through Live Show
Vol. 3, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: KUMC Connects Community Through Live Show

If it’s 10 a.m. Wednesday, a smiling Dr. Roy Jensen is most likely greeting his cyberguests for another edition of Bench to Bedside. Jensen, director…

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Vol. 3, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: Saint Luke's Leads First of its Kind Trial to Help Patients with Heart Failure
Vol. 3, 2019: Stakeholder Highlight: Saint Luke's Leads First of its Kind Trial to Help Patients with Heart Failure

Diabetes and heart failure impact millions of Americans each year and represent two of America’s most challenging health problems. Patients with both diabetes and heart…

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Vol. 3, 2019: Get to Know: Mizzou and NextGen Precision Health Initiatives
Vol. 3, 2019: Get to Know: Mizzou and NextGen Precision Health Initiatives

The University of Missouri is among five institutions that recently joined a nationwide network established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Biomedical…

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Vol. 3, 2019: Big Data Paves the Way for Artificial Intelligence Implementation
Vol. 3, 2019: Big Data Paves the Way for Artificial Intelligence Implementation

Bioinformatics has been a developing field since the beginning of the Human Genome Project nearly 30 years ago. Innovations in both hardware and software have…

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