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Alex Dinkel brings personal experience to his cancer treatment research at the KU Cancer Center.

Alex Dinkel brings personal experience to his cancer treatment research at the KU Cancer Center.

Alex Dinkel’s career path began taking shape when he was just 16 years old. That’s when he was diagnosed with a rare form of Ewing’s Sarcoma in his skull. 

Dr. Jeff Burns and Dr. Russ Swerdlow, directors of the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center, are exploring a variety of interventions to prevent, delay and treat Alzheimer’s disease at the KU Clinical Research Center in Fairway, Kansas

Dr. Jeff Burns and Dr. Russ Swerdlow, directors of the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center, are exploring a variety of interventions to prevent, delay and treat Alzheimer’s disease at the KU Clinical Research Center in Fairway, Kansas.

Just about everyone knows someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. These age-related conditions affect an estimated 5.6 million Americans, including 50,000 Kansans. 

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Using her K-State Olathe veterinary biomedical education, Nicole Ioerger teaches animal science and wildlife biology to Olathe North High School students.

Students in the Animal Health Academy at Olathe North High School are benefitting from their teacher’s JCERT-supported education at K-State Olathe

Justin Carroll, KUEC Biotechnology Grad

Justin Carroll, KUEC Biotechnology grad, attributes his on-the-job technical and problem-solving skills related to COVID-19 testing to his education at the KU Edwards Campus.  

It’s not unusual for college students to balance their classroom education with real-life workplace experience. For 23-year-old Justin Carroll, a KU Edwards biotechnology senior, on-the-job experience has recently taken on a greater level importance.

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A KU ADC study is testing the effects of a Type 2 diabetes treatment, dapagliflozin, on the brain’s energy levels, cognitive function and brain health in people with Alzheimer’s disease. 

Researchers at the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center (KU ADC) have designed and launched a study testing a possible link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. 

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1Data enables researchers to access datasets that aids in their pursuit of human and animal health medical advances.

Researchers at Kansas State University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City are curating big data to save human and animal lives and improve the quality of life for both.

Clinical trials expand treatment options, boost economy

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By Roy Jensen, MD, Director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center

At The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s state-of-the-art Clinical Research Center, funded by the Johnson County Education Research Triangle (JCERT), physician-scientists are sowing the seeds for new, more effective cancer treatments.

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Every class project in the graduate programs in organizational communication is designed for practical implementation on the job.

Equipping employees with the skills to listen actively, recognize the unspoken root of conflicts and initiate difficult conversations is essential to effectively tackle today’s biggest business challenges. Organizations increasingly are looking for employees with these soft skills – and with good reason.

The new Animal Health Regulatory Affairs Graduate Certificate combines animal science and veterinary medicine knowledge so workers can navigate governmental processes and regulations throughout a product’s lifecycle.

Last fall, Kansas State University’s Olathe campus launched the United States’ first certificate program for the in-demand animal health regulatory affairs sector.

In its first decade, JCERT returns more than $64M per year in economic impact

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The Johnson County Education Research Triangle marked its 10-year milestone by announcing significant economic returns for the Kansas City area.

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