Biomed Undergraduate Receives National Fellowship

Maloree Khan, a senior biochemistry major and undergraduate researcher in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Sciences Department, was awarded a summer research fellowship from the American Physiological Society (APS). Khan, a dean’s list student from St. Louis, received an APS STRIDE Fellowship. The STRIDE program — Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity […]

Students Recognize Kovarik’s Teaching Expertise

College of Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Sciences Associate Teaching Professor Cathleen Kovarik was recently honored with a Golden Aesculapius Award. Every year students in each of the CVM classes vote for an outstanding teacher. Kovarik, DVM, PhD, was recognized by the Class of 2020 during the college’s annual Honors Banquet as their choice for this years’s […]

Emter Named Fellow of Cardiovascular Section of APS

The American Physiological Society recently announced the award of, “Fellow of Cardiovascular Section of APS,” for Craig Emter, PhD, associate professor of Biomedical Sciences. This fellowship recognizes established research investigators with both meritorious research in the field of cardiovascular physiology as well as meritorious publication of physiological research in this field. Emter will be recognized […]

Magnusson Awarded NIH Predoctoral Fellowship to Study SIDS

The National Institutes of Health have recently awarded Jennifer Magnusson, a graduate student in the laboratory of Assistant Professor Kevin Cummings, PhD, a predoctoral fellowship to study whether serotonin maintains heart rate and blood pressure during sleep. Currently, there are approximately 4,000 sleep-related infant deaths that occur in the United States alone each year, most […]

Biomedical Sciences Fellow Honored for Research

The American Physiological Society (APS) has awarded T. Dylan Olver, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Biomedical Sciences, with a Novel Disease Model Award. The award was given to recognize Olver’s research into the causes of vascular dementia caused by heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, which involves the […]

Mizzou Alumni Association Assists Veterinary Medicine Professor’s Research

Kevin Cummings, PhD, an assistant professor in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Biomedical Sciences, was awarded a 2016-2017 Dr. Richard Wallace Faculty Incentive Grant from the Mizzou Alumni Association (MAA). “The 2016 grant is tied to new research we are doing in adult animals, examining how specific groups of neurons in the […]

Goyette Presents at Jensen Symposium

In early November, Sandy Goyette presented an invited talk at the 2016 Jensen Symposium on Breast Cancer, at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. Ms. Goyette is a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and conducts research in Dr. Salman Hyder’s laboratory at the Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center.  The title of her presentation was […]

Rosenfeld Awarded Top Honors for Medical Book

The British Medical Association has awarded first prize at its 2016 Medical Book Awards to University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor Cheryl Rosenfeld, DVM, PhD. Rosenfeld won in the Basic and Clinical Sciences category, which includes titles in anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, physiology and physical sciences, for her book, “The […]

Student Researchers Capture Grants

Two MU students working with Department of Biomedical Sciences researchers have been awarded grants to support their studies. Jake Young, a senior majoring in biological sciences with a minor in psychological sciences, was one of six recipients of an American Physiological Society (APS) 2016 Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowships. The fellowship program awards a $4,000 stipend […]

Students Recognize BMS Faculty for Teaching Excellence

MU College of Veterinary Medical students recently honored two faculty members in the Department of Biomedical Sciences with teaching awards. Each year students in each of the four academic classes select an outstanding teacher to receive a Golden Aesculapius Teaching Award. The awards are presented during the college’s annual Honors Banquet. The winner for the […]