Faculty

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...

Throw Out PowerPoint and Talk About Failure: How a KCU Professor Motivates Students

Jan 2, 2018
When he walks into a room filled with energized and easily distracted teenagers, Robert Walker, PhD, can quickly command their attention. What’s his...

5 Motivational Tips from KCU Educator & Mentor

Dec 20, 2017
Robert Walker, PhD, is an associate professor of Physiology at KCU and a mentor to students of all backgrounds and ages.  Here are Dr. Walker’s top...

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 Faculty Member is Honored for Work with the Underserved

Oct 25, 2017

Robert Stephens, PhD, has served the Platte County Health Department (PCHD) for 20 years. For his service, the PCHD has named the Family Healthcare Clinic in his honor. 

Score 1 for Health Receives Rave Reviews from Students of SVN

Sep 1, 2017

Students of SVN experienced life at KCU with health screenings and fun STEM activities.

The Art (And Science) Of Observation

By Danna Titus Apr 1, 2017

Schoen Kruse, PhD, steers students on a journey of introspection and self-evaluation.

KCU Medical Students Practice the Art of Observation

Mar 8, 2017
Visitors to Kansas City's Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art recently saw KCU anatomy fellows taking in the artwork during a field trip intended to help them become...

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

By Sarah Getch, PhD Feb 2, 2017
                  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that can hinder someone from...

Researcher Finds Evidence Probiotics May Alleviate Progression of ALS

Feb 2, 2017
An imbalance of bacteria in the digestive tract may contribute to the progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) according to new research led by KCU...

Royals GM Dayton Moore shares his secrets to success with KCU medical students

Aug 9, 2016

Kansas City Royals GM Dayton Moore came to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) on Tuesday, August 09, 2016 to speak with medical students, faculty and staff about creating a winning culture.

KCU Receives NIH Grant to Study Causes of Microvascular Defects in Heart Disease

Aug 1, 2016

Eugene Konorev, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) has been awarded a grant totaling over 460-thousand dollars from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how to stimulate new myocardial blood vessel growth that will alleviate the progression of heart disease.