Archives for March 2018

Combination Breast Cancer Therapy Targets Both Tumor Cells and the Blood Vessels that Supply them, MU Researchers Find

Each day, normal human cell tissues express a protein known as p53 that wages war against potential malignancies. However, between 30 and 40 percent of human breast cancers express a defective (mutant) form of p53 that helps cancer cells proliferate and grow. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that combining a cancer […]

Emter To Serve As NIH Study Section Member

Congratulations to College of Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences Craig Emter, PhD, on being selected to serve as a regular member of the Hypertension and Microcirculation (HM) Study Section at the National Institutes of Health, beginning July 1, 2018. The HM Study Section reviews applications involving basic and applied aspects of cardiovascular regulation […]

Cummings Receives Grant To Study Relationship Between Serotonin and Hypoxia To Help Reduce SIDS

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Kevin Cummings, PhD, a four year, $1.5 million grant to help reveal how serotonin deficiency increases the risk of a baby dying from hypoxia while sleeping. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) remains a leading cause of infant death between 1 […]