Research

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...

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 Dean Highlights Duchene Muscular Dystophy (DMD) Research Through Art

Sep 18, 2017
The annual Science to Art exhibit and dinner sponsored by Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) and the Kemper Museum of Art is always...

New Research Suggests Simple Blood Test May Detect Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

Aug 29, 2017
A simple blood test to detect the very early stages of Alzheimer’s disease may one day be a reality. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences...

Dr. Leonard Calabrese, KCU Alum & Member of Board of Trustees, Involved in Groundbreaking Study on Empathy

Aug 7, 2017
How much does a physician’s ability to empathize impact the process of healing? Quite a bit according to world-renowned HIV researcher and Kansas City...

KCU Biosciences Student Joins MRI Global Research on Zika

Aug 3, 2017
Zika. Just a couple of years ago, few people would have recognized the word. Today, the Zika virus is not only known, but feared, after following an outbreak...

KCU Researcher Collaborates to Find Cures

Jul 24, 2017
The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) is hosting a series of events encouraging collaboration among scientists, entrepreneurs, students and...

KCU Student and Sarnoff Fellow Ryan Coute Published in Journal of the American Heart Association

Jul 21, 2017
KCU is proud to acknowledge the important research of student doctor Ryan Coute, whose work as a Sarnoff Fellow has been published in the prestigious Journal...

KCMD Now Includes Four Prominent Research Institutions

Jul 12, 2017

MU joins collaboration among KCU, KUMC and UMKC.

KCU Anatomy Fellow Research Provides Surgeons with Helpful Information About Ankle Ligament

Jun 29, 2017
This week, anatomy fellow Amy Whitaker presented her thesis defense entitled, “Biomechanical and Morpholocial Variation of the Anterior Talofibular...

Graduate's Research Sheds Light on the Dreaded ACL Tear

May 18, 2017
(Photo: Kyle Busch, Clark Stephenson, Robert Comrie, Matt Daggett, DO) When Kyle Busch graduates from KCU on Saturday, May 20, his name will already appear on...

KCU Student Doctor Kellee Neal Explains Why the Research Symposium is Important to Her and Fellow Students

By Kellee Neal, MS Apr 12, 2017
The research symposium is an important event at KCU. Being able to participate in research can enhance student’s applications for residency and help us...