MU Researcher Studying How Gut Health Affects Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease Using Missouri’s Most Powerful Scanner
A researcher from the University of Missouri School of Medicine is using federal funding from the National Institutes of Health to lead groundbreaking research into how bacteria in our gut from the foods we eat can influence the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
MU Researcher Awarded $2.26 Million to Study Fertility-Sparing Treatments for Endometrial Cancer
Often the only certain cure for endometrial hyperplasia, the thickening of the lining of the uterus and development of abnormal cells that can lead to endometrial and uterine cancer is the surgical removal of the uterus.
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.
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.