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Three mobile billboards inside Columbia, Missouri: medical group protests MU’s animal use in medicine

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine organized the event, calling for MU to use only simulators instead of live animals.

Cloud based device created by MU researchers curbs chaos in hospitals after natural disasters

Panacea’s Cloud uses technology such as Google eyeglasses to send live updates of an affected area to paramedics and medical personnel after a natural disaster.

Rural health grant largest in School of Medicine’s history

The grant will allow the School of Medicine to address doctor shortages in rural Missouri.

Dean of the MU School of Medicine to resign at end of month

Dr. Steven Zweig will serve as interim dean.

Physicians Committee offers School of Medicine free demonstration in opposition to live animals

Physicians Committee offers School of Medicine free demonstration in opposition to live animals

MU approves continued use of live pigs for medical training despite protests

Current training includes cutting into live pigs to practice procedural skills in the emergency room.

School of Medicine students report incidents of sexist treatment from faculty

Twenty-two percent of students reported occasional public humiliation during their time of enrollment.

School of Medicine accreditation at stake, report finds a history of misconduct

Recurring student mistreatment could lead to the school losing its accreditation in two years if the school fails to make improvements.

Former MU School of Medicine dean reinstated following resignation

Many faculty felt the resignation was a firing by former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin.

Professor recognized for new approach to cancer treatment

Indian Parliament member Anantkumar Hegde: “Almost 15 years ago, I had recognized the tremendous scientific potential of Katti. I am not surprised that he has won awards of scientific excellence from almost every nation on this planet."

Bond Life Sciences Center spearheads the effort to bring HIV awareness to campus

“The global community recognizing that it is still an issue is important, but locally it is important to recognize that,” said Cale Mitchell, executive director of Central Missouri RAIN. “World AIDS day is a good way to do that.”

Long-term chairmen presents research on diabetes

Biomedical Sciences department chair Harold Laughlin emphasized the importance of exercise in order to combat the rise of Type 2 diabetes.

Professor Zezong Gu and research team finds antioxidant properties in garlic

Aged garlic extract and one of its compounds, FruArg, may inhibit neurological damage caused by common stressors.

Steines named MU Health CFO

Steines brings 17 years of experience in health care financial management.

Dermatology department turns 50

About 130 people attended the brunch and evening gala event.

Medical students take action against rural physician shortage

MU’s Rural Track Pipeline Program allows medical students to work in rural areas over the summer.

MU receives $2.4 million for cancer research, oncology

The donation will be used to fund cancer research and create the Frances T. McAndrew Endowed Chair in Oncology.

MU family medicine program nationally recognized for outstanding commitment

MU graduates an impressive amount of students with family medicine residencies.

School of Medicine to start patient-centered outcome research

The $4.5-million grant will fund three major projects concerning vascular surgery, nursing facility discharges and narcotics prescriptions.

Deaton signs resolution to expand School of Medicine

The university plans to add 300 physicians and 3,500 jobs to the workplace.