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Wed, 06/26/2024

KU researchers highlight how $80.6 billion in federal spending supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities nationwide

In recognition of the anniversary of the 1999 decision, which was celebrated June 20 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, University of Kansas researchers shared information about how federal funds are distributed to each state to help individuals, families and caretakers.
Tue, 05/28/2024

KU establishes $11 million biomedical center to advance women’s health using big data

A new grant from the National Institutes of Health will establish a multidisciplinary biomedical center at the University of Kansas to research big data’s potential to improve women’s health. It will fund KU’s fifth Center of Biomedical Research Excellence.
Thu, 04/25/2024

Study reports new compound halting replication of COVID by targeting ‘Mac-1’ protein in cell models

Research from the University of Kansas shows for the first time SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, can be inhibited from replicating in living cell cultures using a compound that targets “Mac-1,” a protein key to defending SARS-CoV-2 against the human immune response.
Tue, 03/19/2024

Study shows narrative conversion messages boost attitudes about COVID vaccinations among unvaccinated adults

Messages in which a hesitant person detailed their decision about getting vaccinated also reduced resistance to inoculation, KU research shows. The findings could guide future public health communications.

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