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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

F. Sessions Cole, MD.

Meet our featured researcher, F. Sessions Cole, MD. Dr. Cole is doing important and much-needed research on rare diseases. He serves as the Principal Investigator for the NIH-funded Washington University Undiagnosed Diseases Network and also serves on the MO HealthNet Rare Diseases Advisory Board for the Missouri Department of Social Services. Dr. Cole is a distinguished physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and is known for his remarkable dedication as a clinician, researcher, and educator. We are so excited he is turning his considerable knowledge, talent, and passion for finding cures and therapies for rare diseases. Learn more about his work!

Innovation & Life Science Organizations

Raising the visibility of our region to attract founders and startups.