NextGen Precision Health Institute

Placement of final steel beam on NextGen Health Institute building

Alumni help build facility for the future of Mizzou research

Jennifer Sullivan is a facilities project manager on the University of Missouri’s planning, design and construction team. She played a role in early site development for the NextGen Precision Health Institute, the university’s newest research facility. The institute, a cornerstone of the University of Missouri System’s NextGen Precision Health Initiative, is expected to be completed by Oct. 19, 2021.

Bryan McClure, Madie Churchill, Morgan Hanley and Jacob Reed

Engineering Interns Gain Skills on NextGen Site

Four Mizzou Engineering students are currently working as interns on the construction site of the NextGen Precision Health Institute located near University Hospital on the MU campus.

Mike Brown

MU alumni give $2 million gift to NextGen Precision Health Institute

A $2 million gift from University of Missouri alumni will support the university’s NextGen Precision Health Institute, the capital priority for the state’s flagship campus. University officials celebrated the gift from Mike Brown, a 1979 MU graduate, and his wife Millie Brown, a 1982 graduate.

Bret Ulery Portrait

In Search of a Better Cancer Treatment

Bret Ulery, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering, recently received $298, 013 (per year for two years) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore “aptamer-modified POSH inhibitor micelles as a novel leukemia treatment modality;” in other words, find safer, more efficient treatment systems for ALL.

Loboa, Fales, Pardalos

MU Awards $260,000 to Accelerate Biomedical Discoveries from Lab to Market

The University of Missouri’s Coulter Biomedical Accelerator Program awarded four grants totaling $260,000 to help promising medical discoveries make the transition from laboratory research to commercial investment and direct patient care. The grants were announced at an awards ceremony on Nov. 5 at the MU School of Medicine.

Dean Loboa and Jim Fitterling

Mizzou alumnus gives $6 million gift to Precision Health Institute

A $6 million gift from Jim Fitterling, BS ’83 mechanical engineering, is one of the first major gifts from an individual donor for the NextGen Precision Health Institute, the capital priority for the state’s flagship campus.

Servers and cables.

Mizzou Engineers leading UM System effort for computational data hub

The upcoming NextGen Precision Health Institute will bring researchers from across MU and the UM System together in one world-class facility to collaborate on the kinds of research that will shape the way the world uncovers precision health outcomes for individual patients.