KCU’s 2023 Research Symposium wraps up with several student award winners
The four-day event offered students a platform to showcase their research endeavors and distinguish themselves with a more competitive edge when it comes to residency placement.
KCU researcher receives grant from international consortia to study ALS pathophysiology
KCU Professor of Biosciences Abdulbaki Agbas, PhD, MSc, will share in a projected $1.5 million grant over the course of three years to study the accumulation of TDP-43 in platelets that is relevant to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) pathophysiology. This international consortium is funded by Boston-based Target ALS Foundation.
Frontiers CTSI spotlights KCU's dean of the College of Biosciences Dr. Robert White
With his unmistakable Boston accent and the excitement in his voice, you can tell how passionate KCU's dean of the College of Biosciences Dr. Robert White is about his research and teaching.
Landing on her feet: KCU-COB alumna first-authors paper in PNAS
Her work alongside Doug Bittel, PhD, KCU professor of biosciences, helped KCU-College of Biosciences alum (’19) Allison Ogren develop patience and the ability to pivot when things don’t go as planned. As part of her thesis, she worked with Bittel at Children’s Mercy analyzing the molecular biology of congenital heart defects and post-transcriptional modifications on spliceosomal RNA.
KCU Professor and Researcher Joins Search for Clues into Recently Discovered Dementia
KCU Global Track students impact Kenyan community and win prestigious osteopathic research award
Kansas City University medical students who have an interest in oncology and a heart for the underserved earned a 1st place award in the Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine (BIOM) 2020 Research Competition: Research Abstract Category for their work with women, children, and health care providers in Kenya on the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the virus that causes cervical cancer.
KCU Research Symposium Celebrates Student Science
This year, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the delivery of the Research Symposium event, but it did not change the enthusiasm and passion for its faculty and students’ medical research.
Animal health research offers valuable opportunities to KCU students
KCU offers research opportunities in animal health.
BioNexus KC: KCU Professor’s Research Focuses on Aging and Cancer for Boomer Generation
By 2030 the baby boomer generation will all be of retirement age, expanding the size of the older population to one of every five people in our country. Dr. Ehab Sarsour, has accepted the challenge of this staggering demographic change. His research focuses on the role of aging on cancer behavior, progression and its response to therapy.
KCU graduate wins award for work in medical informatics
Bench to Clinic: First Year Med Student Gaining Additional Doctorate Degree Impacts Breast Cancer Research
What does a scientist do when he has a heart for treating cancer patients, but wants to conduct research that could cure them? For Andrew Sulaiman, PhD, the answer is simple. Do both.