Recipe for biomedical research success

Raghuraman Kannan has combined his background in chemistry, joint appointments in bioengineering and radiology, entrepreneurial roots, collaborative spirit and tireless energy into promising research for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Raghuraman Kannan was very close to his to his cousin Jegan, a chemist who ran his own lab in India. When the younger man […]

Research mines the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease

James Lee has spent the better part of a decade applying that training to help understand the effects or bring about the end of Alzheimer’s disease. And he recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further his research between now and 2019.

Coulter Foundation awards announced

In June 2011, the University of Missouri learned its proposal to work with the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation through its Transitional Partnership Award Program was approved. The accompanying five-year grant agreement provided MU with $5 million, funding intended to serve as a bridge between biomedical research innovations on the MU campus and their introductions into […]

Five MU Engineering seniors receive National Science Foundation grad school fellowships

“Shocked,” “excited” and “happy” are some of the words five University of Missouri College of Engineering seniors used to describe their reactions upon finding out they’d received fellowships from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). For the five students — three biological engineers, one computer science engineer and one electrical engineer — […]

Biological engineering student secures prestigious Ivy League research internship

Most engineering students interested in research know that getting a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) internship is an important step forward. When Jimmy Winkelmann started to make plans for his last summer before senior year, he applied to several REUs in the field of biomedical optics. He was accepted to only one — the HST-Wellman […]

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