By Stuart Day, Dean, KU Edwards Campus and KU School of Professional Studies
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates many realities our society was already facing. Not the least of these are access to education, financial stress, disparities in technological capabilities, racial injustice and the unique needs of nontraditional students.
Year-over-year enrollment figures for JCERT-supported programs demonstrate the area’s demand for an educated, skilled workforce.
The latest KU Edwards Campus (KUEC) enrollment news reveals an 18.5% year-over-year increase in graduate degree and certificate programs supported by the Johnson County Education Research Triangle (JCERT).
Joaquina Baranda, M.D., leads the KU Cancer Center’s early-phase clinical trial program, which is the first step in taking new therapies from the research lab to the patient
Decades of basic (or bench) science has built the foundational knowledge needed to make advancements in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases, including cancer. That preclinical research has led to early-phase clinical trials and today’s leading-edge cancer treatments at The University of Kansas Cancer Center.
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.