Web Informatics Course

MU’s College of Engineering, College of Veterinary Medicine and School of Medicine see the need for a new breed of well-rounded researchers, and a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help the University of Missouri pave the way in biomedical informatics.… Read More


Dr. Casey Holliday Wins American Association of Anatomists Morphological Sciences Award Casey Holliday, Ph.D., of the University of Missouri, School of Medicine, will be honored for his important contributions to biomedical science through research in the morphological sciences. He will present a lecture, “Exploring Cranial Functional Morphology and Evolution through the Jaws of Alligators,” at… Read More


Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, second only to cardiovascular disease. Lung cancer, the most common form, causes more deaths than breast, prostate and colorectal cancers combined. Now, University of Missouri researchers have developed a new scoring system for a common lung cancer diagnostic test that may help physicians better understand the risk… Read More


Zezong Gu, MD, PhD

A team of University of Missouri researchers has discovered that another nutrient in garlic offers the brain protection against aging and disease. The finding provides more understanding of how garlic may prevent age-related neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.… Read More


Ashley Bartels

A test commonly used to assist in managing bleeding disorders in patients with traumatic brain injuries is unreliable, according to MU researchers. Ashley Bartels, MD, a resident physician in general surgery at the University of Missouri, led a team of pathology, trauma surgery and neurosurgery researchers who reviewed the effectiveness of the Platelet Function Assay-100… Read More


Femur Discovery

Recently released research on human evolution has revealed that species of early human ancestors had significant differences in facial features. Now, a University of Missouri researcher and her international team of colleagues have found that these early human species also differed throughout other parts of their skeletons and had distinct body forms.… Read More


William Miller

When William Miller thinks back to his medical school days at MU in the 1960s, he remembers his first day in the gross anatomy lab as powerful. At the time, the first-year medical student had never seen a dead person. One classmate, upon pulling back the sheet, walked out and never came back. But for… Read More