A Team With an Uncommon Bond

Kevin Staveley-O’Carroll, MD, PhD, had just accepted the job as surgery chair at the University of Missouri School of Medicine and director of… Read More

New Drug Could Help Prevent Artery Disease in High-risk Patients

According to the American Heart Association, approximately 2,200 Americans die each day from heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular diseases. The most common cause is blocked blood vessels that can no longer supply oxygen and nutrients to the heart and brain. A recent study by researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine has shown that a protein inhibitor drug prevents these blockages, and could be a new therapeutic approach to prevent heart attack, stroke and other diseases caused by blocked blood vessels. Read More

Sowers to Receive National American College of Physicians Award

James R. Sowers, MD, FACP, director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, has been awarded the Samuel Eichold II Memorial Award for Contributions in Diabetes from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The award will be presented on Thursday, March 30, 2017, during the ACP’s annual scientific conference in San Diego. Read More

Yeh Named as AAAS 2016 Fellow

Edward T.H. Yeh, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine and a professor of Clinical Medicine in the University of Missouri School of Medicine, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Read More

School of Medicine Becomes Hill Day Partner

The MU School of Medicine will be a Hill Day partner during this year’s "Rally for Medical Research Hill Day" on Sept. 22 in Washington, D.C. The Rally for Medical Research Hill Day brings representatives of the medical community to Capitol Hill to call on our nation's policy makers to make funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a national priority. Read More