KU Clinical Research Center celebrates decade of investigational scienceUniversity of Kansas Cancer Center
Ten years ago, on Jan. 23, 2012, the brand-new University of Kansas Clinical Research Center opened its doors.
Ten years ago, on Jan. 23, 2012, the brand-new University of Kansas Clinical Research Center opened its doors.
Lighthouse Lab Services, the nation’s leading and full-service medical laboratory consulting and recruiting firm, is pleased to highlight its dual acquisitions of Vachette Pathology and Burns Consulting Group in 2021. With these acquisitions, Lighthouse has added new revenue cycle management consulting and managed care contracting services to its existing offerings for the clinical laboratory and pathology community. The company’s growth was also highlighted in Inc. Magazine’s 2021 Inc. 5000 list, which annually honors the country’s fastest growing private companies. Lighthouse President Jon Harol will be available at the 2021 AACC Lab Expo to take questions on the company’s recent expansion and new lines of service.
Wichita State University’s new President, Jay Golden, is a leading researcher in environmental sustainability and an advocate for applied learning and economic development. Golden will become Wichita State’s 14th President in January 2020 during a period of rapid growth for the university and changes in higher education. He brings a background as a leading thinker and national leader on environmental sustainability, applied learning and economic development.
A team of Wichita State University researchers is focusing their research on health equity for women in Kansas.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released updated rankings for university research and development (R&D) expenditures, and Wichita State has held its position as the top university in the country for industry-funded aeronautical R&D with a total of $34 million.
Remi Chou, an assistant professor in electrical engineering and computer science at Wichita State University, has received a two-year, $156,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for research to ensure secure transfer of confidential information over wireless networks.
A new ultrasensitive diagnostic device invented by researchers at the University of Kansas, The University of Kansas Cancer Center and KU Medical Center could allow doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma, leading to timelier interventions and better outcomes for patients.
MANHATTAN, KANSAS — Texting, FaceTime and other popular communication methods among teens may help build supportive parent-youth relationships after a divorce, according to a Kansas State University family studies researcher. Mindy Markham, associate professor and associate director for Kansas State University's School of Family Studies and Human Services; Jonathon Beckmeyer at Indiana University; and Jessica Troilo at West Virginia University recently published a study about parent-youth relationships after a divorce in the Journal of Family Issues.
Former Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson and his wife, Stacy, have established a generous scholarship at Wichita State University to help children of undocumented immigrants earn their degrees to pursue the American Dream.
Prateek Sharma, MD, gastroenterologist and member of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, has been named president of The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE). The ISDE is a multidisciplinary international organization comprised of approximately 1,000 esophageal disease experts.
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released its latest position statement, Concussion in Sport 2019, an update to its 2013 position statement on Concussion in Sport. The 2019 statement is targeted toward practicing sports medicine physicians but maybe useful for other providers.
Dean Headley, co-author of the national Airline Quality Rating from Wichita State University, explains how the government shutdown affects air travel.
The Center for Sports Cardiology at the University of Washington in collaboration with the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP) is excited to offer open access worldwide to a new collection of six online electrocardiogram (ECG) training modules.
The Kansas State University Juvenile Justice Collaborative has been awarded $521,805 by the Kansas Department of Corrections and the Kansas Advisory Group to work with local communities in developing support systems for youth and families.
A Kansas State University geologist is studying the ocean floor and underwater volcanoes to learn more about the minerals and microbial life in the Pacific Ocean.
Dineo Khabele, MD, director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s gynecologic oncology division, has been elected a new member to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) for 2019.
Steven Soper, PhD, member of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, was elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
A research study on low noise and high-performance transistors led by Suprem Das, Kansas State University assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, has been published by Physical Review Applied.
LAWRENCE -- Stay-at-home dads might find their spirit animal in the smooth guardian frog of Borneo. A new pair of research papers authored by an investigator at the University of Kansas shows the male of the smooth guardian frog species (Limnonectes palavanensis) is a kind of amphibian "Mr. Mom" -- an exemplar of male parental care in the animal kingdom.
Wichita State University Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Ray Hull has coauthored a new book, “The Art of Influence,” with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall. The “Art of Influence” helps readers understand what makes someone influential, why it is important to learn how to gain influence and how the changing world affects how you influence others.
An ongoing partnership between Wichita State University and Westar Energy recently resulted in the implementation of a new technology aimed at protecting wind turbine blades from lightning strikes.
Wichita State University nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence. He describes the experience as tough but rewarding.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center and the the Midwest Cancer Alliance co-hosted an introductory training workshop for individuals who want to learn more about KU Cancer Center’s patient research advocacy program, PIVOT
Wichita State University senior nursing student Flor Maritza Mercado is one of the thousands of people in the United States who is impacted by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
African resistance strongly shaped Spanish Hispaniola of the 1500s-- now the island home to Haiti and the Dominican Republic -- but historians have often considered that resistance to be a byproduct of Spanish colonialism and its reliance on slavery
A new study involving Kansas State University researchers reveals that water storage declines in global landlocked basins has aggravated local water stress and caused potential sea level rise.
Wichita State professor Donald Blakeslee knew something was different about this place. What he didn’t expect, however, was the immediate response he would receive from around the world.
A Kansas State University biologist is using a $650,000 U.S. Department of Defense grant to study the differences between men and women and how their hormones affect the ways they respond to medication and surgery after a traumatic event.
Wichita State University student Tammy Dorsey created the Pedi-Cell, a diagnostic tool that can detect fetal acidosis. A noninvasive tool, the device only needs to touch the baby to get a reading.
Kansas State University has signed an agreement with Westar Energy to provide approximately 50 percent of the energy needs for the university's main Manhattan campus from a wind farm in Nemaha County and save the university nearly $200,000 annually.
Wichita State University is continuing to expand its appeal outside of the Wichita area by now offering in-state tuition to students living in several additional metropolitan areas in the Midwest. Now even more students will have the opportunity to enroll in the high-quality academic programs at Wichita State for an affordable price.
McConnell Air Force Base's Wing Innovations works at GoCreate at Wichita State University to increase its innovation abilities. The team designed and built a solar-powered radio Go Box. Working at GoCreate saved the project around $12,000.
Wichita State University professor David McDonald and graduate assistant Alisha Prince are trying to change the world, one mouth at a time. The team is researching synergistic properties contained in cranberries and other natural extracts that will, in theory, stop the decay of teeth and provide an alternative to traditional oral health care.
Kansas home prices should rise by 6.3 percent next year according to the 2019 Kansas Housing Forecast published by the Wichita State University Center for Real Estate.
MANHATTAN — African swine fever virus threatens to devastate the swine industry and is positioned to spread throughout Asia. The virus has spread throughout the Caucuses region of Eastern Europe and was reported in China in August. It recently was detected in wild boar in Belgium.Kansas State University researchers and the Biosecurity Research Institute have several projects focused on African swine fever.
AMSSM is pleased to announce the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was signed into law Friday, Oct. 5, by President Donald Trump. The bill represents a bipartisan solution that protects team physicians, athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals when they travel across state lines with their teams to treat the athletes under their care.
Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released its 2019 Kansas Employment Forecast, as well as employment forecasts for Wichita, Kansas City and Topeka.
The conflict over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for Supreme Court demonstrates the need for eliminating life tenure for Supreme Court Justices.
Researchers work with African American and American Indian communities to identify effective tobacco cessation strategies
Kansas State University researchers are part of a large collaborative project that is using unmanned aircraft to improve the Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan.
The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (S. 808) has successfully passed the U.S. Senate, taking another critical step forward.
Wichita State University's Dean Headley, co-author of the Airline Quality Rating, says travelers should book their holiday air travel early this year.
Three Wichita State University students have invented a wearable biometric tracking tattoo
Kansas State University scientists, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, published today in the international journal Science a detailed description of the complete genome of bread wheat, the world's most widely-cultivated crop.
Wichita State University is offering an online badge course In what may be one of the only classes nationwide teaching practical blood flow restriction, defined as BFR, using low-cost equipment.
Wichita State University set a new record for total research and development awards in fiscal year 2018 with a total of $104.5 million, increasing awards by more than $14 million and achieving gains in most funded departments. This is the first time the university has achieved greater than $100 million in research awards in its history.