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Engineer receives $2.3 million grant to investigate new disease

Professor Shinghua Ding has received a five-year, $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate a previously unknown disease.

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Rao Invited to Serve on Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee

Praveen Rao has been invited to serve as a member of the Environmental Health Sciences Review Committee, which serves as an advisory board to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Members are appointed for a 3-year term.

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Mizzou Engineers Help Develop Smarter Way to Diagnose Malaria

Mizzou Engineers are part of a global team developing a smarter way to combat malaria—a leading cause of death in the world. Now, they’ve outlined a two-step approach that will use deep learning to more accurately and efficiently diagnose the disease.

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MU receives nearly $4 million from National Institutes of Health to commercialize biomedical discoveries

The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Missouri-Columbia nearly $4 million to direct a consortium of Midwestern universities that will collaborate to turn biomedical discoveries into marketable products.