RESEARCHERS & INNOVATION CENTERS
We are committed to protecting and supporting medical research and entrepreneurial efforts that are founded on medical research. We believe it’s essential to protect and grow Missouri’s research environment in order to attract and retain the best and brightest talent to our research facilities and innovation centers.
It is important for us to recognize and support the efforts of medical researchers and entrepreneurs across the state. By hosting events to showcase their research and ongoing work, we promote innovation in Missouri. Our educational mission allows us to partner with leading researchers to present cutting-edge work to local audiences throughout our state.
This Month’s Featured Researcher
Meet Juliet Iwelunmor, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Behavioral Science and Health Education, Saint Louis University, College for Public Health and Social Justice. Dr. Iwelunmor, in collaboration with Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) and the University of North Carolina, has launched a campaign against cervical cancer in Nigeria. The focus of the research is to directly to increase the uptake of HPV vaccination for girls and HPV screening for mothers or other female caregivers to ultimately achieve the global goal of cervical cancer elimination. Learn more about her important work here.
Previous Featured Researchers
Dr. Lori Setton
Thomas Kannampallil, PhD
Dr. Joyce Balls-Berry
Dr. Leslie Lyons
Dr. Amy Hulme, Assistant Professor
Dineo Khabele, MD, Chair of
Dr. Scott Sell, Associate Professor
Dr. Leslie Hinyard
Dr. Matifadza Hlatshway
Innovation & Life Science Organizations
Raising the visibility of our region to attract founders and startups.