Research

KCU Student and Sarnoff Fellow Ryan Coute Published in Journal of the American Heart Association

Jul 21, 2017
KCU is proud to acknowledge the important research of student doctor Ryan Coute, whose work as a Sarnoff Fellow has been published in the prestigious Journal...

KCMD Now Includes Four Prominent Research Institutions

Jul 12, 2017

MU joins collaboration among KCU, KUMC and UMKC.

KCU Anatomy Fellow Research Provides Surgeons with Helpful Information About Ankle Ligament

Jun 29, 2017
This week, anatomy fellow Amy Whitaker presented her thesis defense entitled, “Biomechanical and Morpholocial Variation of the Anterior Talofibular...

Graduate's Research Sheds Light on the Dreaded ACL Tear

May 18, 2017
(Photo: Kyle Busch, Clark Stephenson, Robert Comrie, Matt Daggett, DO) When Kyle Busch graduates from KCU on Saturday, May 20, his name will already appear on...

KCU Student Doctor Kellee Neal Explains Why the Research Symposium is Important to Her and Fellow Students

By Kellee Neal, MS Apr 12, 2017
The research symposium is an important event at KCU. Being able to participate in research can enhance student’s applications for residency and help us...

KCU Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Research Symposium

Mar 31, 2017
Students and faculty showcased their research and learned from renowned scientists at KCU’s 25th annual Research Symposium held March 22, 2017. This...

Student Research Finds Means to Help Reduce Nerve Injury During Facial Plastic Surgery

Feb 7, 2017
The identification of simple intraoperative markings, which can assist surgeons in avoiding lobular branch injury during rhytidectomy dissection, is the...

Researcher Finds Evidence Probiotics May Alleviate Progression of ALS

Feb 2, 2017
An imbalance of bacteria in the digestive tract may contribute to the progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) according to new research led by KCU...

KCU Researchers Showcase Collaboration on ALS at Local Symposium

Dec 12, 2016
KCU’s Jingsong Zhou, PhD, professor of physiology and Abdulbaki Agbas, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry were among 14 researchers who presented...

World Aids Day: KCU Alum Cautions AIDS Epidemic is Different But Not Defeated

Dec 1, 2016
On World Aids Day, a renowned HIV/Aids researcher offers insight about the history of the disease and thoughts on moving forward.  Thirty-five years...

KCU Med Student Research Finds Lack of Funding for Cardiac Arrest

Nov 28, 2016
Sarnoff fellow wins “Best of the Best” award at research symposium In fact more than 450,000 Americans die from cardiac arrest every year. But...

KCU Student Doctor Receives Award for Outstanding Research

Aug 29, 2016

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) student Nicolina Smith, was selected from among 143 entrants to receive the American Association of Clinical Anatomists' (AACA) Sandy C. Marks Jr. Student Poster Presentation Award for outstanding research and study, and clarity of presentation. Under the tutelage and guidance of Drs. Anthony Olinger and Larry Segars, KCU Division of Clinical Anatomy, and Dr. Travis Kauffman, UMKC Department of Radiology, Smith presented findings from…