- Drug affecting high cholesterol from genes, not lifestyle, shines in clinical trial
Feb 13, 2020 -- Individuals who have an inherited condition that gives them high cholesterol regardless of diet or other lifestyle issues might one day benefit from the new drug APO(a)-I, which was tested at the University of Kansas Medical Center by Patrick M. Moriarty, M.D. Results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine in January 2020.
- New weight-loss study seeks to help mobility-impaired individuals get healthier
Jan 31, 2020 -- Mobility Impaired Get Healthy Together (MIGHTY) will explore and compare different methods to help those will mobility issues lose weight.
- A Grand Affair gala honors medical school faculty and students
Jan 27, 2020 -- Students and faculty from the University of Kansas School of Medicine honored excellence and celebrated their years together during the annual awards gala A Grand Affair Jan. 18 at the Kansas City Convention Center. During the event, faculty members were honored for outstanding teaching and mentoring. A Grand Affair is presented by the Medical Student Assembly and the Office of Student Affairs.
Categories: School of Medicine
- Researchers from KU School of Medicine publish four articles on elusive actin protein
Jan 17, 2020 -- Dr. Prachee Avasthi, assistant professor of cell biology, and her team have published four scholarly articles on actin protein and how it affects cell cilia. This basic science may help with disease research in the future.
- Two clinical trials at KU are aimed at increasing treatment options for stroke patients
Jan 16, 2020 -- Two clinical trials at KU are aimed at increasing treatment options for stroke patients
- Exercise Is Medicine program revamps for maximum impact
Jan 09, 2020 -- Want to lose weight, battle depression or manage chronic pain? Your doctor’s “prescription” may include a newly reimagined program at the Kirmayer Fitness Center called Exercise is Medicine (EIM).
- New clinical and translational science research unit opens
Jan 08, 2020 -- A new research unit that will greatly expand the capacity for scientists to conduct clinical trials opened at the University of Kansas Medical Center on Jan. 13. It is the first clinical and translational science unit (CTSU) on the main KU Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kansas.
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