Research

KCU Research Symposium is "A Day of Discovery"

Mar 28, 2019
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences celebrated science with its annual Research Symposium, held March 20 at both the Kansas City and KCU-Joplin...

Perfect Match

Mar 27, 2019
Viren Rana, a fourth-year student at the College of Osteopathic Medicine, has achieved an unusual feat for someone still in medical school: He published his...

Student Researcher Will Present At National Conference

Nov 15, 2018
Roy Muriu has a sense of urgency to understand Alzheimer’s disease. “My grandmother was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s,” Muriu...

Q&A: Student Researcher Reacts to Work Being Published

Oct 24, 2018
Dami Lee, a fourth-year medical student at KCU, took part in a cadaveric anatomical research project specifically regarding breast reconstruction along with...

KCU Student Research Opens Dialogue On Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections

Aug 17, 2018
Are doctors talking with patients about sexually transmitted disease? How quickly would the cycle of sexually transmitted infections be broken if the partners...

Science is Cool at Annual Research Symposium

Mar 23, 2018
“If you don’t think this is cool, then you may be dead.” The light-hearted comment came from Kansas City University of Medicine and...

KCU Research Well-Represented at KCMD Consortium

Jan 17, 2018
(L-R, Ganesh Thiagarajan, PhD (UMKC); Amy Whitaker, KCU Anatomy Fellow; Barth Wright, PhD, KCU faculty) KCU researchers joined scientists from three other...

Dr. Jingsong Zhou Publishes New Study on ALS

Dec 11, 2017
Dr. Jingsong Zhou has dedicated much of her professional life to research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Because ALS affects neurological function,...

KCU Dean Highlights Duchene Muscular Dystophy (DMD) Research Through Art

Sep 18, 2017
The annual Science to Art exhibit and dinner sponsored by Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) and the Kemper Museum of Art is always...

New Research Suggests Simple Blood Test May Detect Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

Aug 29, 2017
A simple blood test to detect the very early stages of Alzheimer’s disease may one day be a reality. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences...

Dr. Leonard Calabrese, KCU Alum & Member of Board of Trustees, Involved in Groundbreaking Study on Empathy

Aug 7, 2017
How much does a physician’s ability to empathize impact the process of healing? Quite a bit according to world-renowned HIV researcher and Kansas City...

KCU Biosciences Student Joins MRI Global Research on Zika

Aug 3, 2017
Zika. Just a couple of years ago, few people would have recognized the word. Today, the Zika virus is not only known, but feared, after following an outbreak...