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Show-Me ECHO Empowers Rural Physicians to Treat Hepatitis C, Other Chronic Conditions

MU telehealth initiative aims to combat rising hepatitis C infection rates
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Aerobic Fitness May Protect Liver Against Chronic Alcohol Use

Higher metabolism from aerobic activity could prevent liver inflammation
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Evans Named Associate Dean and Chief Academic Officer for Springfield Clinical Campus of the MU School of Medicine

Role is to engage Columbia and Springfield leaders to provide strategic direction and vision
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Lack of Research Keeps End-of-Life Care in Status Quo

MU researcher finds only 10 clinical trials conducted in hospices since 1985, says more studies could improve patient care
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MU Neurologist Earns National Education Honor

Raghav Govindarajan, MD, to receive National Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence
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Blood Pressure Medicine May Improve Conversational Skills of Individuals with Autism

Propranolol found to boost performance on six key components of communication
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Health Management and Informatics Professor Leads Largest Health Survey in Missouri

MU research center receives $2.13 million grant to survey more than 52,000 Missourians
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Health Management and Informatics Professor Leads Largest Health Survey in Missouri

MU research center receives $2.13 million grant to survey more than 52,000 Missourians
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MU Radiology Professor Named India’s Person of the Year in Science

MU Radiology Professor Named India’s Person of the Year in Science
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Chickenpox, Shingles Vaccine May Cause Corneal Inflammation in Some Patients

Primary care physicians should be aware of possible vision side effect for susceptible patients
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Infant-friendly Flu Vaccine Developed with Key Protein

Natural additive offers protection against flu for babies younger than six months
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Medical School Program Addresses Rural Physician Shortage

Service learning enhances medical training, may increase rural practitioners
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Colorectal Cancer More Likely to Affect Minorities at Younger Age

Study shows U.S. racial and ethnic groups under the age of 50 have increased risk
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Summit to Address Latest Advances in Telemedicine

Missouri Telehealth Summit set for Jan. 28 in Jefferson City
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MU Disaster-Relief Technology to be Displayed at National Trade Show

MU researchers will present Panacea’s Cloud at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
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Gene Thought to Suppress Cancer May Actually Promote Spread of Colorectal Cancer

Molecular studies of Sprouty2 advance understanding of metastasis
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Binge Drinking with Chronic Alcohol Use More Destructive than Previously Thought

Combination causes metabolic changes within liver, can harm other organs
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Effective, Selective Tweets Can Advance Research from Lab to Policymakers

Study explores ways to promote findings on popular social media site
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Telemedicine Effective for Patients, Helps Providers Establish Important Relationships

Study shows video-based medical services well received by those who use the technology
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MU School of Medicine Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Rural Track Pipeline Program

Aim is to address shortage of physicians in rural areas
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Professor Recognized as International Leader in Microcirculation Research

Professor Recognized as International Leader in Microcirculation Research
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MU Health Students, Faculty Receive Awards at Annual Health Sciences Research Day

Event features projects from student and physician researchers
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Resilience-based Interventions Could Curb Depression in LGBT Youths

Researchers suggest strategies to improve mental health of young people who face unfriendly, hostile environments
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MU Awarded $1.1 Million to Enhance Role of Primary Care Physicians

Program will train primary care doctors to create patient-centered medical homes
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Johnson Named MU Anesthesiology Chair

Clinician educator joined University of Missouri in 2010
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Taking Cholesterol Medication Before Aneurysm Repair Improves Outcomes

Patients taking statins before endovascular aortic aneurysm surgery more likely to survive
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New Finding Helps Explain Why Many Alcohol Drinkers Also Are Smokers

Knowledge may help curb alcohol and nicotine addiction
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Gene Therapy Treats All Muscles in the Body in Muscular Dystrophy Dogs

University of Missouri researchers have successfully treated dogs with DMD and say that human clinical trials are being planned in the next few years
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Test Catches Asthma in Children Before Symptoms Appear

Researchers find common pulmonary function test can help with early diagnosis and better outcomes for children with asthma
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Bryant Scholars Program Expands to All Four-year Missouri Universities, Colleges

Program to address physician shortage in rural Missouri
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New Data May Help Physicians Better Understand Risk of Lung Cancer

Study identifies more precise probability of cancer diagnosis
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Video Conferencing Could Increase Shared Decision-making in Hospice Care

Researchers seek solutions to increase shared decision-making among terminally ill
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Worsowicz Named President of National Physical Medicine Academy

National medical society represents more than 9,000 physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists.
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Cutting Sugary Drinks Helps Combat Increasing Teen Obesity Trend

The views and opinions expressed in this “for expert comment” release are based on research and/or opinions of the researcher(s) and/or faculty member(s) and do not reflect the University’s official stance.
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Kimchi Named Medical Director of Cancer Center

Accomplished academic physician also leads Division of Surgical Oncology
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New Predictor of Health Complications Can Identify High-Risk Preemies

Blood eosinophilia predicts deadly complications for preemies with necrotizing enterocolitis
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A Short Walk Around the Office Can Reverse Vascular Dysfunction Caused by Hours at a Computer

Short walks after sitting can offset the harm caused to vascular blood vessels
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MU Awards Five Grants to Accelerate Biomedical Discoveries from Lab to Market

Coulter program pairs physicians, engineers to develop new health technologies
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(Un)common Folk

Biochemistry stalwart prepares to share his story for Corps of Discovery Lecture
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Researchers Identify Mechanism that Impairs Blood Flow with Aging

New findings could lead to treatments for age-related vascular disease
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Clinic Notes Should Be Re-Engineered to Meet Needs of Physicians

Better documentation tools can lead to more efficient, safer patient care
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Altes Named MU Radiology Chair

Altes excels in bench to bedside research, teaching and mentoring students, and clinical care
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Protein-Packed Breakfast Prevents Body Fat Gain in Overweight Teens

High-protein breakfast also improves teens’ glycemic control
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White Coat Ceremony Marks Start of Professional Journey for 104 Students

New students receive 'cloak of compassion' and pledge to uphold medicine's highest values
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Tool Helps Public Health Agencies Prioritize Health Risks

Researcher helps Brazil identify top risks for chronic diseases
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U.S. South Asians More Reluctant to Seek Medication for Pain

Health care workers should be culturally aware when caring for patients, families from the South Asian region
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Blood Vessels Can Actually Get Better With Age

Study finds that arteries adapt to oxidative stress caused by aging
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Professor Awarded $2.2 Million Grant for Clear Blood Pressure Display

Goal is user-friendly information for better patient understanding
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Impact of Type 2 Diabetes on Lymphatic Vessels Identified

Amino acid found in red meat, poultry may improve lymphatic function in diabetes
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MU, CoxHealth, Mercy Address Critical Shortage of Physicians

Construction starts on new Patient-Centered Care Learning Center
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Age-related self-destruction of cells makes kidney prone to injury

Researchers identify how the kidney cells’ self-destruct messages are spread, a finding that may lead to improved kidney function in the elderly
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Staveley-O’Carroll Named Surgery Chair, Cancer Center Director

Staveley-O’Carroll is accomplished physician-scientist
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High School Students get Hands-On Medical School Experience

MU School of Medicine hosts High School Mini Medical School for more than 100 students interested in becoming physicians
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MU Health System Partnership Promotes Diversity

Annual summit encourages students to try on health care careers
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Key Component in Protein that Causes Cystic Fibrosis Identified

Findings may lay foundation for the development of medications
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MU School of Medicine to Award 101 Degrees at Commencement Ceremony

Forty-five will remain in Missouri for specialty training in residency
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Potential New Painkiller Provides Longer Lasting Effects

Early studies show promise for alternative type of anesthetic
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Enzyme Responsible for Obesity-Related Hypertension Identified

Discovery may lead to new treatment options for arterial disease caused by obesity
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MU Family Medicine Ranked Among Nation’s Best by AAFP

Medical school in top 10 for helping build family physician workforce
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Medical Students Thank Legacy Teachers

MU’s unique program celebrates patients’ role in teaching future physicians
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Eight Graduates and Supporters Receive 58th Annual Alumni Awards

Syed Arshad Husain presented with top honor
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Participants Go Bald for Childhood Cancer Research

Community donates more than $33,000 to the cause
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New Model Could Help Identify Root Cause of Swallowing Disorder

Findings may ‘change the landscape’ of dysphagia intervention
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Summer Opportunities Available for High School Students Interested in Health Care Professions

Program helps students in career planning
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Spend a Day on the Greens and Help Fund a Free Community Health Clinic

Money raised helps MedZou clinic care for uninsured mid-Missourians
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Bridging the Gap in Psychiatric Care for Children

MU School of Medicine program expands access in Boone County
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MU Family Residency Program Director Named National Leader in the Field

Ringdahl recognized by American Academy of Family Physicians
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Garlic Found to Protect Brain Against Disease, Aging

Another nod to garlic's reputation as a 'superfood'
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Research Leads to New Test for Trauma Patients

Resident physician wins first place for clinical science paper
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MU Medical Students in High Demand for Residency Programs

Ninety-nine percent of the class received a residency program match
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MU Family Medicine Ranked Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News

Top 10 ranking mark of excellence for MU Family Medicine program
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Safer Drug Combination Found For Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

Newer blood thinner a better option for some patients
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Worsowicz Named President-Elect of Medical Society

Organization represents physical medicine and rehab physicians
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MU School of Medicine Launches LCME Re-accreditation Process

Reception kicks off process of accessing medical education program
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Four Scientists Named AAAS Fellows for Medical Research

Achievements may advance diagnosis and treatment for patients
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MU Hosts World’s Largest Dialysis Conference for 35th Year

Event has brought in nearly 65,000 attendees representing 60 countries
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MU Researchers Develop Preservation Method for Donor Tissue

Technology a ‘game-changer’ for patients with joint damage
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Family Medicine Residency Program Ranked Among Nation's Best

Data came from a national evaluation of residency programs
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Researchers Find Significant Link to Daily Activity, Vascular Health

Even a few days of inactivity can decrease function in certain vessels
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New Test Measures Doctors' Ability to Deliver Patient-Centered Care

Assessment tool helps learners become more engaged with patients
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MU Researchers Find Alcohol Interferes with the Body's Ability to Regulate Sleep

Study finds alcohol affects the body's sleep homeostasis and can cause insomnia over time
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MU Health System Leaders Announce Awards at Health Sciences Research Day

Leidy wins Spurgeon Distinguished Medical Research Award
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MU Researchers Identify Epigenetic Changes Caused by Binge Drinking

Overconsumption of alcohol triggers inflammatory response in the liver
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MU Awards Grants to Advance Biomedical Discoveries

Coulter program pairs physicians, engineers to develop new health technologies
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Gala To Celebrate Five Decades Of Dermatology At MU

Dermatology residency program began in 1963
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MU Researchers Discover Protein's Ability To Inhibit HIV Release

TIM-family proteins also play role in Ebola and other viral infections
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$2.4 Million Gift Funds Endowed Chair in Oncology and Cancer Research

Support inspired by experience with cancer center and student at MU
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MU Researchers Find Gene Therapy Protects Mice from Heart Condition

The condition is a leading cause of death for those with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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MU's Expanded Medical Class Receives White Coats at Ceremony

Event marks start of professional journey for 104 students
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Interactive E-Book Aims to Improve Electronic Health Records

E-book provides guidelines for usability of EHRs
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Tulane Cardiovascular Researcher Named School of Medicine Dean

Delafontaine is accomplished physician-scientist, educator, administrator
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Fraunfelder Joins MU School of Medicine as Chair of Ophthalmology

Fraunfelder specializes in corneal disease, cancers of the eye and laser surgery
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In Memoriam

Karl D. Nolph, MD, 1937 – 2014
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Race Could Be a Factor in Head and Neck Cancer Survival Rates

While treatment options have progressed, MU researchers find disease prognosis has not improved for African-Americans
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Ninety-Seven New Physicians to Graduate from MU Medical School

Many of the graduates stay in state for residency and train in primary care
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Brown Recognized by Association of American Medical Colleges

Award recognizes exemplary service in student affairs
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$500,000 Pledged for Pediatric Research at MU School of Medicine

New donation increases funding from Leda J. Sears Trust to $1.2 millio
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MU Family Medicine Program Receives National Award

AAFP recognizes program for second year in a row
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Hoffman Accepted into Leadership Development Program

Education leader among 54 women named to Drexel University program
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Trust Provides Scholarship Support for MU, UMKC Students

Gift awards student with best paper on schizophrenia
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MU Medical Students Shave Their Heads for Childhood Cancer Research

Supporters gathered at Mojo's to raise funds for St. Baldrick's Foundation
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MU Department of Medicine Chair to Lead Largest Medical Speciality Group

Fleming elected president of American College of Physicians
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MU Medical Students Shave Heads to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

Kickoff event begins efforts which raises thousands for pediatric cancer
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LeFevre Named Chair of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

MU family and community medicine physician to lead national advisory group
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MU Family Medicine Ranked Among Nation's Top 10 By U.S. News & World Report

Department ranked in top 10 for 21st consecutive year
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Parks Named Associate Director of Clinical Research Center

Noted nutrition researcher recruited to MU
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Match Day Marks Start of New Chapter for 96 Medical Students

Announcement for residency placement sparks waves of emotion
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AAMC Awards Health System for Innovation in Clinical Care

LIGHT2 program recognized for combining technology, care coordination
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MU Study Uses Video-Game Device With Goal of Preventing Patient Falls

Technology alerts health provider and offers valuable data about risk factors for falls
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Compound improves cardiac function in mice with genetic heart defect

MU study recognized by American Heart Association
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Mohan Named Silver Fellow by National Ophthalmology Organization

Researcher recognized for leadership and contributions to nanomedicine
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MU Offers More Opportunity for Undergrads in Rural Medicine

Seven additional universities added to Bryant Scholars Pre-Admissions Program
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MU Receives $4.5 Million for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Efforts aimed at helping patients and physicians make better health decisions
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AAMC Awards MU for Innovation in Medical Education and Research

Medical school is one of five recipients nationally
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MU Study Finds Fracking Chemicals Disrupt Hormone Function

Achievements recognized in adult medical care
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Katta Named Fellow of American College of Physicians

Achievements recognized in adult medical care
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MU Announces Awards at Health Sciences Research Day

Event features projects from student and physician researchers
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MU Surgeons Find New Method to Reduce Risk of Clots During Trauma

Treatment is effective for traumatic brain injuries without increasing risk of bleeding
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Raza Named Outstanding Fellow By Missouri Oncology Society

Contributions to the field recognized at annual conference
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Surgeons Could Underestimate Violence-Related Injuries

Study finds orthopaedic trauma patients injuries can be misidentified
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Study Finds More Accurate Method to Diagnose Pancreatic Cancer

Group of four screening characteristics offers more reliable identification
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New Look at Old Test May Provide Earlier Detection of Meningitis

Abnormalities in particular white blood cells hold key to findings
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Lauriello Elected to American College of Psychiatrists

MU psychiatry chair honored for achievements in behavioral health
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MU School of Medicine to Develop E.R. Residency Program

New offering seeks to ease shortage of physicians in emergency medicine
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High-Protein Snacks Can Help Curb Appetite, MU Study Finds

Participants stayed full longer after consuming Greek-style yogurt snacks
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MU Resident Physician Wins National Award for Education

Jacob Quick recognized for unique teaching style by American College of Surgeons
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Compound in Grapes Could Help Treat Multiple Types of Cancer

Resveratrol might provide extra punch to cancer cells during treatment
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11th Annual Health Policy Summit Will Focus On Reform in Missouri

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Adviser Susan Dentzer among keynote speakers
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MU Awards Six Grants to Advance Biomedical Discoveries

Coulter program pairs physicians and engineers to develop new health technologies
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Patients With Traumatic Bone Fractures Have Low Vitamin D Levels, MU Study Finds

Nutrient plays important role in protecting bones and healing injuries
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A Summer in the Country Can Inspire Physicians to Practice in Rural Areas

Fifteen-year study shows success of Rural Track Pipeline Program
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White Coat Ceremony Marks Start of Professional Journey for 96 Students

New students receive 'cloak of compassion' and pledge to uphold medicine's highest values
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MU Center Offers Country's First Certified Health Literacy Training

Course will teach health providers to improve communication with patients and families
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MU Resident Physician to Receive Excellence in Education Award

Emily Doucette is among 12 family medicine residents to be honored by national group
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MU Health System Partnership Aims to Improve Underrepresented Student Enrollment in Health Professions

Annual summit encourages students to try on health care careers
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MU Associate Dean to Lead Group in Improving Medical School Education

Hoffman named president-elect of medical education society
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Adult Stem Cells Could Hold Key to Creating Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

Combining bone marrow cells with new drug restores insulin production
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Professor, Researcher Earn National Honors For Improving End-Of-Life Care

Contributions recognized by two national health care organizations
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MU Ranked Among Top Schools For Training Family Medicine Physicians

Family medicine program among 12 recognized by national academy
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Ninety-Eight New Physicians Will Graduate From MU Medical School

Many of the graduates will stay in state for residency and train in primary care
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Students Earn Fourth Win for MU in National Patient Safety Competition

MU wins CLARION case contest, which challenges teams to improve care outcomes
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Research Shows Binge Drinking Could Leave Lasting Damage

Overconsumption creates a different kind of liver damage that affects key organ functions
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Destroyed by Deadly Tornado, Medical Student Training Site is Reopening in Joplin

Mercy Hospital and MU celebrate new housing and educational opportunities for future physicians
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MU Medical Students Shave Their Heads for Childhood Cancer Research

Supporters gathered April 13 at Mojo's to raise funds for St. Baldrick's Foundation
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MU Internal Medicine Chair to Lead Largest Medical Specialty Group

David Fleming, MD, named president-elect of American College of Physicians
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Discovery Could Increase Efficacy of Promising Cystic Fibrosis Drug

Data about defective protein described in National Academy of Sciences journal
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MU Medical Students Meet Their Match

Highly anticipated announcement spurs spectrum of emotions
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Discovering 'Needle in a Haystack' For Muscular Dystrophy Patients

Research on genetic sequence could lead to treatments for deadly hereditary disease
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Researchers Attack HIV's Final Defenses Before Mutations Emerge

Team targets enzyme that eludes current treatments to create next generation of drugs
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Dermatology Manager to Lead Medical Administrators Group

Pamela Matheny named chair-elect of medical research and education assembly
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Interprofessional Training in Quality, Safety Could Transform Health Care

Study recommends new requirements to improve education for physicians
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Calcium Research Could Lead to Better Treatments for Aging Hearts

Federal award will expand study of element's influence on individual heart muscle cells
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Breakthroughs in Nanomedicine Earn MU Researcher AAAS Election

Katti joins prestigious society dedicated to the advancement of science worldwide
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Financial Aid Coordinator Assumes National Leadership Role

Marks is chair of AAMC Committee on Student Financial Assistance
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Nobel Laureate Describes How Research Led to Drug Discovery

Presentations and awards part of largest Health Sciences Research Day
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Professor Receives AAFP's Highest Honor in Medical Education

Garrett recognized for achievements that improved training in family medicine
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Gifts Support Cardiovascular and Ophthalmology Research

George and Melna Bolm provide $1.3 million for endowed faculty positions
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New Center Enhances Clinical Research, Care and Education

Additional facilities will advance development of experimental treatments for patients
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Pioneering Researcher Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

MU endocrinologist was among first to study link between heart disease and diabetes
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Coulter Program Funds Research Involving Physicians and Engineers

MU one of only 15 institutions selected for translational research partnership
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MU Program Receives National Award for Improving Access to Health Care

MU AHEC recognized for success in producing physicians who meet the needs of rural Missouri
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White Coat Ceremony Marks Students' Start on Path to Becoming Physicians

Class of 2016 will don symbol of their profession and pledge to uphold medicine's highest values
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In Memoriam: Hugh Stephenson, MD

Pioneering heart surgeon and leader for higher education was a driving force in establishing MU medical center in 1950s
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MU Awarded $13.3 Million to Provide Better Health Care at a Lower Cost

High-tech, high-touch care model combines technology with education
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Researcher Joins Elite Group of National Pew Scholars

Disrupting protein "factories" could lead to treatments for HIV, cancer
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Research Shows New Stroke Treatment Could Prevent and Reduce Brain Damage

Findings show new therapy has potential to help the brain as it reacts to stroke's harmful effects
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MU Medical School's First African-American Graduate to Speak at Commencement on May 12

Robert Smith, MD, member of the Class of 1953, will address group of 86 new physicians
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MU Neurologist Receives National Award for Innovation in Education

Lardizabal recognized for developing simulation training and online teaching tools
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MU Medical Students Raise Record $55,000 For Cancer Research

Event proceeds will support second-largest U.S. funder of pediatric cancer research
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AAMC President to Speak at MU and Health Equity Conference

National medical community leaders will describe how health care can improve for everyone
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MU Receives Award for Using Mind-Body Approach to Improve Health

Team teaches mind-body interaction activities to encourage positive health behaviors
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Medical Education Expansion Would Enhance Economy, Create Jobs

Clinical campus supporters announce economic impact, investment data
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Match Day Marks Beginning of New Chapter for Medical Students

Highly anticipated announcement spurs spectrum of emotions
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Training Grant Targets Behavioral and Social Factors Linked to Health

NIH award will help students become more culturally competent and effective physicians
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MU and Health Care Partners Promote Childhood Vaccinations

Parental fears cited as primary obstacle to raising awareness
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Researchers Find New Compound to Fight Strep Throat Infection

Antibiotic alternative revealed in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
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Mid-Missouri Public Relations Society Names Gerding As President

Group serves communications professionals in Jefferson City and Columbia
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MU Medical School Forms Unique Partnership with Cristo Rey Network

School is first institution of its kind to become a partner in helping disadvantaged students
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Nanomedicine Researcher Inducted Into St. Louis Academy of Science

Katti joins one of the nation's most elite association's for scientists and engineers
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Health Records Innovation Saves Time and Money, Reduces Errors

Patient data found in just three mouse clicks, compared to 60 clicks with usual method
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Experts Offer Steps Physicians Can Use to Improve Nursing Home Care

Recommendations in JAMA aim to enhance health and quality of life for elderly patients
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MU Scientist Eyeing Enzymes That Could Help Fight Flu

NIH grant supports development of a therapy that could stop the virus from spreading
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Research Reveals When and Why Students Smoke

Discovery of what triggers smoking could make interventions more effective
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MU Awarded Grant to Lead Study on Future of Combat Casualty Care

National team will discover ways to improve military medical training with $5.3 million award
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In Memoriam: Michael Perry, MD

Dr. Perry was a renowned cancer clinician, educator, researcher and administrator at MU since 1975
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New York Times' David Brooks to Headline Annual Health Policy Summit

National experts to address how federal reform will affect mental health care, health workforce
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Family and Community Medicine Leader Elected to Institute of Medicine

Michael LeFevre expands role as national expert and adviser on improving health care
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Kirksville Physicians Honored for Electronic Health Records Achievement

Ceremony recognizes Missouri's first recipients of federal payments
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MU Center to Sponsor Screening of Film on Alzheimer's Disease

Producer to introduce documentary at 4 p.m. Oct. 4 in Bryant Auditorium, MU School of Medicine
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Solution for Physician Shortage Described in Academic Medicine

Rural Track Pipeline Program is model for producing physicians who serve their state's needs
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Researchers Unveil Method for Detecting Lung Cancer in Nature Article

Nanotechnology sensor could lead to earlier diagnosis for world's deadliest form of cancer
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MU Pilot Grant Awards Catalyze Clinical and Translational Research

Funding benefits projects in medicine, veterinary medicine, agriculture and environmental sciences
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Researchers Unlock Keys to Beginning of Human Life

Science article reveals new findings about sugar molecules' key influence in sperm-egg binding
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Tornado Survivors Receive New Mental Health Services from MU

Medical school provides psychiatry and telehealth resources to Joplin
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White Coat Ceremony Marks Start of Professional Journey for 104 Students

New students receive 'cloak of compassion' and pledge to uphold medicine's highest values
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MU Medical Students Receive National Award for Outstanding Community Service

Family Medicine Interest Group supports the uninsured, homeless, children and health education
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Missouri Emerges As National Leader in Move to Electronic Health Records

nter is fifth to reach milestone by enrolling 1,167 primary care providers across the state
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MU Health Care Named a 2011 Most Wired Hospital

Award recognizes use of advanced technology to improve quality and safety
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MU Signs $5 Million Agreement with Coulter Foundation

Translational research program to focus on commercializing biomedical discoveries
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Discovery Offers Molecular Insights Into Link Between Parkinson's and Pesticides

Newly published findings could lead to better prevention and treatment for neurodegenerative disease
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Resident Receives American Academy of Family Physicians Award

Urban selected from among 3,500 family medicine residents in more than 400 programs nationwide
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New Program Supports Nontraditional Medical School Applicants

Workshops to provide one-on-one advising resources to students from diverse backgrounds
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Ninety-Three Students to Become Physicians at School of Medicine Commencement

Renowned cancer and immunology researcher, NEJM editor to deliver 2011 commencement address
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MU Associate Dean is New Regional Leader for National Education Group

Group seeks to advance medical education and represent interest of medical schools, students
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Students Earn Third Win for MU in National Patient Safety Competition

CLARION case contest challenges teams' analytical skills to improve health care outcomes
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Carlos Perez-Mesa, MD, Lectureship in Medical Humanities

Features Physician and Pianist Dr. Richard Katz
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New Mobile Simulation Service Rolls Out Health Care Training to Rural Areas

Thirty-foot vehicle delivers resources across Missouri to meet need for on-site education
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LeFevre Appointed Co-Vice Chair of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Family medicine leader will help guide national panel of experts in crafting recommendations
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Thirty Missouri Sites to Receive New or Expanded Telehealth Services

Improved health care access will span the state, from Iowa's border to the Bootheel
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Match Day Maps Future for MU Medical Students

Mass announcement of residency placement triggers tears and cheers
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New Patient Care Model Could Help Crisis in Primary Care

Benefits of Ontario's approach reported in Annals of Family Medicine
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American Medical Association President to Deliver Health Reform Lecture

Cecil Wilson to speak at noon Friday, March 18, in Bryant Auditorium
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Historian to Recount Health of Black Civil War Soldiers

Duke University's Margaret Humphreys will deliver lecture at 4 p.m. March 22 in MU Memorial Union's Jesse Wrench Auditorium
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Physician Named to Position That Recognizes Pioneering Surgeon

Stephen Weinstein appointed Gilbert Ross Jr., MD, Distinguished Faculty Scholar in Urology
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Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Stroke Research Highlighted at Symposium

Nobel Laureate Roger Tsien to address gathering of translational neuroscientists
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Federal Grant Helps LAUNCH Improvements in Children's Health

Award makes $3.25 million available to unite and enhance services for children and families
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Landmark Health Survey is Largest Ever for Missouri

Residents asked to share information to assist in health planning at county level
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Missouri Kidney Program Director To Chair National Social Work Organization

Peace named Chairperson-Elect for Council of Nephrology Social Workers
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New Discoveries Make it Harder for HIV to Hide from Drugs

How the virus can escape even the best cocktail of treatments described in Nature journal
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MU Scientists Form New Company With International Drug Firm

Pharmaceutical development partnership capitalizes on MU's success in nanomedicine research
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New NIH Grant Helps Get to the Heart of Muscular Dystrophy

Gene therapy researcher hopes to protect cardiac muscles for children with deadly disease
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MU Receives Grant to Increase Doctor Dialogue With At-Risk Patients

Research will support Mid-Missouri clinics in changing behavior of patients with chronic conditions
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MU Awarded $1 Million Grant to Improve Care for Growing Elderly Population

New geriatric medicine training project supported by Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
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Record Number of Students Participate in Research Day

More than 120 budding biomedical scientists present findings to faculty judges
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MU Center for Health Policy Selected for Innovation Consortium Led by RAND

Partners to focus on information technology, patient safety, value, prevention and care management
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International Policy Influencers Headline Eighth Annual Health Summit

Leading economist, former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary to deliver keynote addresses
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Harvesting Facts About Plants

MU One of Five New NIH Botanical Research Centers
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Better Caregiver Communication Could Help Minimize Hospice Patient Pain

MU researcher awarded $2.1 million grant to test improved technology and teamwork
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MU Researchers Named to American Heart Association Editorial Board

Cardiovascular biology journal will seek scientists' expertise to review peer research
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Federal Grant Establishes Three-State Partnership to Deliver Care Via Telehealth

Patients in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma will benefit from increased health care access
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Cardiovascular Researcher Appointed to "Faculty of 1,000" for Expertise in Integrative Physiology

H

uxley will pinpoint articles and provide commentary as a member of global academic community
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Researchers Peer Inside Physicians' Decision Making Process to Serve Rural Areas

In-depth interviews reveal that rural background, a sense of service and family ties play prominent role
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Pilot Grants Propel Quests for Cures

Funding encourages collaboration among medicine, veterinary medicine, engineering and agriculture
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New Neuroscience Center to Improve Treatments for Many Diseases and Disorders

Labs will unite scientists and facilities for neurosurgery, cell culture, neurobehavior and imaging
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MU School of Medicine Expands Rural Training Program for Future Physicians

Students will receive hands-on instruction at new training sites in Lebanon, West Plains and Maryville
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In Memoriam: David G. Hall III, MD, 1927 to 2010

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MU Professor Recognized for Her Longstanding Leadership in Medical Education

Elizabeth Garrett strives to improve health care by advancing family medicine teaching
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Underrepresented Minority Students to Try on Careers at MU Health Professions Summit

Cristo Rey high school students will participate in hands-on activities and job shadowing
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Cardiovascular Expert Joins Leading Scientists as New Member of NIH Study Section

National panel reviews research related to heart function and disease
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World Ophthalmology Congress Brings MU Discoveries Into Focus

Nanomedicine research could help millions suffering from corneal conditions
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Family Physician Recognized For International Medical Service

After serving for 10 years in Nepal, Joseph LeMaster now cares for Mid-Missouri families
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New Anatomy Laboratory

The new lab is the first renovation project to be completed with $5.8 million in state funds for MU to educate more physicians
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MU Exploring Common Metal's Cancer-Causing Potential

Scientist Jane McElroy studying cadmium's health effects with grant from American Cancer Society
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MU Awarded $6.8 Million to Support Use of Electronic Health Records

Center will help thousands of providers improve care for patients most in need
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MedZou Free Clinic Founders Among 100 MU Physician Graduates

Top national security medical adviser and alumnus to deliver commencement address
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Alumnus Who Prepares Nation for Disease and Disaster to Speak at MU

Alexander Garza to discuss experiences as a physician and top national security adviser

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MU Awarded $8.5 Million to Explore Tiny Vessels' Role in Diseases

One of MU's largest medical research grants will advance study of America's No. 1 killer
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Researchers Receive International Recognition in Abstract Competition

Discoveries featured at Association for Research in Vision Ophthalmology meeting
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MU Policy Expert and Physician to Explain New National Health Care Reform Law

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MU Researchers Show Potential for New Cancer Detection and Therapy Method

Findings published today in one of the world's most prestigious scientific journals
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Carlos Perez-Mesa, MD, Lectureship in Medical Humanities

Features Subjects of Highly Praised Documentary Life. Support. Music.
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MD-PhD Student's Translational Research Recognized in National Competition

Gene therapy scientists offer hope to children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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Presentation to Span Decades of Discussion on End-of-Life Health Care Planning

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School of Medicine Educators to Present Insights and Innovations

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In Memoriam

Eugene Brody, MD, BS Med '43. 1921-2010

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Match Day Marks Beginning of New Chapter for MU Medical Students

Announcement of residency placement ignites waves of emotion

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Proximity to Parks Plays a Part in Physical Fitness

Researcher will discuss how environment, city planning can help fight childhood and adult obesity

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MU Inorganic Chemistry Pioneer Honored for Outstanding Research Achievements

World's largest scientific society will recognize M. Frederick Hawthorne

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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Expert in Rural Health Workforce Studies To Discuss Rural Physician Shortage

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MU and Springfield Health Systems Exploring Plan to Produce More Missouri Physicians

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MU Education Program for Resident Physicians Receives Three-Year Accreditation

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MU Radiology Researcher Developing Drug for Patients with Oral Cancer

New grant supports efforts to weaken cancer cell resistance to therapy and prevent tumor growth

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New Literature in Health Care Program Emphasizes the Patient's Perspective

Monthly series seeks to spark discussion about ethical and cultural aspects of medicine

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MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Member to Explain Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

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MU Physician Presents Solutions to an Increasing Crisis in Primary Care in The New England Journal of Medicine

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Fleming Appointed Chair-Elect of Nation's Largest Medical Specialty Organization

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Ingram Appointed Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Acclaimed mentor will support student, faculty and alumni affairs in improving cultural competency
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MU Surgeon to Serve in Military Hospital Treating Soldiers With Combat Injuries

Stephen Barnes, MD, will return to Germany as part of the distinguished visiting surgeon program
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Quinn Awarded Fellowship to Develop Rural Health Leadership

MU-AHEC director will gain skills in health policy analysis and advocacy
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MU Biochemists Peer into Enzyme that Makes Bacteria Hazardous to Patients

New $1.04 million grant and large NMR spectrometer support chemical reaction research
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MU Physician Sharon Bachman Initiated as Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

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Stevermer Appointed Medical Education Director for MU-AHEC

Fulton family practitioner will lead rural physicians statewide in training medical students
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Donors Improve Learning Environment for Medical and Nursing Students

Jack and Shirley Wipfler finance the renovation of MU nursing school auditorium
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Prostate Cancer Treatment Using Nanotechnology Yields Promising Research Results

MU scientists publish unprecedented tumor reduction findings in international peer-reviewed journal
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MU Students First in Nation to Pilot New Quality Improvement and Safety Curriculum

Medical and nursing students collaborate to assess risks and prevent patients from falling
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Health Sciences Research Day Features a Record Number of Student Scientists

Event showcases newest and brightest stars, Spurgeon Award winner
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Dr. Robert Churchill Appointed New MU School of Medicine Dean

Hal Williamson, MD, vice chancellor for the University of Missouri Health System, issued the following statement Oct. 26, 2009.
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