MU Researcher Awarded $2.17 Million in Uterine Lining Research
The endometrium of the adult uterus has remarkable regenerative ability. In most women, this complex tissue repairs itself after injury, including from childbirth, achieving full function to support pregnancy again in the future. Now researchers want to learn more about the cells responsible for those repairs.
Parks Receives 2023 Edwin Bierman Award for Diabetes Research
Elizabeth Parks, PhD, professor of nutrition and exercise physiology and the Associate Director of the Clinical Research Center at the Institute for Clinical Translational Science, awarded the 2023 Edwin Bierman Award for contributions to diabetes research.
Research Finds Link Between Western Diets and Chronic Liver Disease
New research from the University of Missouri School of Medicine has established a link between western diets high in fat and sugar and the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, the leading cause of chronic liver disease.
Researchers Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Study Link Between Gut Bacteria and Liver Disease
Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have received $1.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to study how a diet high in fat and sugar may stimulate a type of gut bacteria to cause liver disease.
Sedentary Lifestyle and Sugary Diet More Detrimental to Men
A new study from the University of Missouri School of Medicine is the first evidence in humans that short-term lifestyle changes can disrupt the response to insulin of blood vessels. It’s also the first study to show men and women react differently to these changes.
W. David Arnold named new executive director of NextGen Precision Health initiative
University of Missouri President Mun Choi and Richard J. Barohn, executive vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, have named W. David Arnold as the next executive director of the NextGen Precision Health initiative.