Study Shows How to Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Before Symptoms Show A researcher at the University of Missouri has recently completed research on producing methods for defining the presymptomatic stages of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a Nov. 11 news release from the school. Read more...
Alzheimer’s in Adults with Down Syndrome Focus of Multicenter NIH Grant Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are taking part in a multisite study to investigate the biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome. By middle age, nearly all people with Down syndrome show
Younger Knee Replacement Patients More Likely to Require Reoperation than Those 60 and Older Knee replacement surgery, also known as total knee arthroplasty (TKA), is increasing among patients 65 and younger. One study projects a potential 183% increase in the number of TKA and revision TKA surgeries by the year
MU Among First Institutions to Enroll Patient in International COVID-19 Clinical Trial The University of Missouri School of Medicine is one of the first institutions in the world to enroll a patient in a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical trial designed to test the safety, tolerability and efficacy
Immune Modulator Drugs for COVID-19 Focus of Major NIH Clinical Trial One of the most vexing aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the novel coronavirus’s ability to turn the body’s immune system against the body. After the virus has been cleared from the body, the immune system sometimes continues to
Missouri S&T Receives $300 Million Gift for Research and Innovation Center In the largest single gift in the history of Missouri higher education, St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife June have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri S&T, the university announced today. Read more...
Cerebral Palsy Also Has Genetic Underpinnings The causes of cerebral palsy have long been debated and often are attributed to in utero infections, premature birth, or brain injury to the baby near or during delivery, usually from a lack of oxygen. But many young children diagnosed with cerebral palsy have
Antibodies Protect Against Wide Range of Influenza B Virus Strains Researchers have identified two antibodies that protect mice against lethal infections of influenza B virus, report scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Together with an antibody that targets
Leading the Way: MU researcher Salman Hyder Has Spent a Career Battling Breast Cancer and Mentoring the Next Generation of Researchers
Leading the Way: MU researcher Salman Hyder Has Spent a Career Battling Breast Cancer and Mentoring the Next Generation of Researchers Salman Hyder has spent nearly two decades at the University of Missouri researching ways to stop the spread of breast cancer. Among his greatest discoveries was that combined hormone replacement
Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Improve Efficiency in Kidney Transplant Network Tens of thousands of people are on the kidney transplant waiting list. Less than a third of them will receive a kidney this year, and thousands of kidneys are discarded because matches are not made while the donor kidney