Research

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…

KCU Receives NIH Grant to Study Causes of Microvascular Defects in Heart Disease

Aug 1, 2016

Eugene Konorev, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) has been awarded a grant totaling over 460-thousand dollars from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how to stimulate new myocardial blood vessel growth that will alleviate the progression of heart disease.

KCU Hosts Nobel Prize Recipient Dr. Randy Schekman at Annual Research Symposium

Mar 25, 2016

Science took center stage in Kansas City this week as Nobel Laureate Dr. Randy Schekman arrived to celebrate the 100-year history of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and nurture medical students who will carry on the tradition into the future.

KCU Professor Barth W. Wright, PhD, Co-Authors Scientific Article in Nature Communications

Mar 9, 2016

Study finds jaw anatomy, resulting dietary changes in ancient ancestor may have impacted early human development.

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Researcher Receives Victor E. Speas Foundation Grant

Dec 10, 2015

Jingsong Zhou, Ph.D., research investigator and professor of physiology at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM), received a $165,000 grant from the Victor E. Speas Foundation to support continued study of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Specifically, the grant will support additional work addressing muscle-bone crosstalk in the disease.