News Stories

2/2/2023

MU School of Medicine takes emergency responder training on the road to rural Missouri

One way to improve health care in Missouri’s rural communities is to expand the skills of local providers. University of Missouri School of Medicine and MU Extension are joining forces to help save lives by taking training on the road to hundreds of Missouri’s rural emergency medical technicians and first responders.
1/24/2023

Innovative Dermatology Program Brings Timely and Accurate Diagnosis of Skin Conditions to Underserved Communities

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1/18/2023

Researchers Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Study Link Between Gut Bacteria and Liver Disease

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1/12/2023

Firearms Killing and Injuring More Children During Pandemic

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12/15/2022

Behind the Scenes of Santa Photos at the University of Missouri Health Care NICU

It’s become a holiday tradition. Hospitals carefully dress their tiniest patients for holiday photos with Santa Claus. The precious photos delight the proud parents and others who see the snapshots on social media feeds. But there’s a lot of care and planning that goes into making those tiny tot photos a huge hit in the media.
12/14/2022

Researchers Receive $3.2 Million for Diabetes Treatment Testing

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a team of researchers, which includes a pair from the University of Missouri School of Medicine, a grant worth $3.2 million to
12/12/2022

Orthopaedic surgeon helps competitive gymnast get back on the bars

Like many gymnasts, Marvi Turner fell in love with the sport at a young age. The first time she got on the uneven bars, she was hooked. More than 10 years after she started doing competitive gymnastics, Turner, now 13, still feels the rush that comes from doing her favorite turns, changes and dismounts.
11/15/2022

Researchers Uncover Cellular Signature to Detect Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have discovered how obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) changes the profiles of immune cells in the blood, leading to a unique cellular signature that can accurately detect obstructive sleep apnea in children.
11/2/2022

Understanding How RSV, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Affects Children

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11/2/2022

Study Finds High Prevalence of COVID-19 and Flu Co-Infections During 2021-2022 Flu Season

Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have discovered a high prevalence of COVID-19 co-infections in central Missouri during the 2021-2022 flu season, with a monthly co-infection rate as high as 48% among individuals with COVID-19.