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$4.9 million grant to fund AIDS research

Washington University in St. Louis, by Michael C. Purdy ~ January 16, 2014 The AIDS Clinical Trials Site at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that supports testing of treatments for HIV, AIDS and the many complications they cause. The grant, from the

SOM researcher receives $1.69 million grant for drug addiction study

Oct. 5, 2013 - UMKC School of Medicine Drug addiction is a major, worldwide medical and social problem that remains a fundamental biomedical research challenge. Finding the exact cause of this psychiatric disorder is the first step toward effectively preventing and treating the disease, said John Wang, M.D., professor of anesthesiology and Westport Anesthesia/Missouri Endowed

Engineer’s $3.5 Million Grant Aims at Improving Survival of Cancer Patients

Sept. 30, 2013 – By Beth Miller Cancer researchers have been limited by current imaging technology in their ability to detect not only structure and function of tumors, but also tumor cell circulation. A technology proposed by Siteman Cancer Center research member Lihong Wang, PhD, at Washington University in St. Louis, may hold the key to reaching