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Patton Trust Research Grants available for life science work
March 10, 2014
 
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Trail Blazer funding recipients announced
Feb. 28, 2014
 
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A food desert oasis
Feb. 20, 2014
 
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Researching new cures and therapies at the University of Kansas Medical Center
Feb. 19, 2014
 
Douglas A. Girod, executive vice chancellor of KU Medical Center, talks about translational medicine in the region through the efforts of the Frontiers program. Read more.
Frontiers announces recipients of pilot funds; new studies listed on Pioneers website
Feb. 10, 2014
 
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Frontiers researchers will use $10 million to pursue translational research projects
Jan. 14, 2014
 
Three researchers will use $10 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to help build a large data network, conduct a comparative effectiveness trial for four drugs for patients with neuropathic pain, and perform a smoking cessation study. Read more.
T32 training funds available
Jan. 10, 2014
 
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Frontiers names new component directors
Dec. 13, 2013
 
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Like Pioneers on Facebook; check out new research gateway
Dec. 6, 2013
 
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Frontiers' partnership with Swope Health Services is giving minority populations better access to trials
Dec. 3, 2013
 
KU Medical Center and Swope Health Services are expanding a long-standing partnership to give researchers better access to clinical trials. Read more.

CTSA Consortium Steering Committee Agenda
Dec. 1-2, 2013
 
To view the agenda and presentations from the 2013 CTSA Consortium Steering Committee, click here.

Translational research brings new understanding of pain; NIH funding available
November 25, 2013
 
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Frontiers announces TL1 funding available for doctoral students; BioResearch Central event scheduled for Nov. 19-20
November 1, 2013
 
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Frontiers announces seminars focused on clinical and translational research; NIH names 15 Clinical and Translational Science Awards
October 25, 2013
 
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Frontiers leaders honored; St. Luke's researchers publish new findings for diabetes patients
October 18, 2013
 
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Upcoming events and conferences; new exercise study funded
October 10, 2013
 
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Pioneers website debuts; IAMI receives award
September 26, 2013
 
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Get help on a research project; investigators earn funding for heart projects
September 18, 2013
 
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Alcohol abuse funding available; events coming soon
September 11, 2013
 
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Apply for Trail Blazer funds; ethics consultations available
August 27, 2013
 
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Frontiers pilot grants now available; register now for upcoming symposia
August 20, 2013
 
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Frontiers/KCALSI Symposium focuses on turning data into cures
July 3, 2013
 
Researchers in academic institutions and the private industry are collaborating to find new ways to turn large repositories of data into new cures and therapies. Read more.
Institute of Medicine releases report on CTSA program
June 25, 2013
 
The Institute of Medicine, tasked with assessing progress and recommending a path forward for the National Institutes of Health's Clinical and Translational Science Award program, has completed its work and has issued a report on its findings. Read the complete report.

April/May Frontiers Newsletter
May 6, 2013
 
Get the latest news, funding updates and events from Frontiers in its latest newsletter.

Alzheimer's Disease Center appears on KCPT's "The Local Show"
May 2, 2013
 
The University of Kansas Medical Center's Alzheimer's Disease Center appeared on KCPT's "The Local Show" on May 2. Watch the video here.
Paper from Frontiers-funded research chosen as journal's "Best of 2012"
March 29, 2013
 
Sandra Billinger, PT, Ph.D., FAHA, assistant professor in the KU Medical Center Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, and her colleagues were recognized by the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy for one of her published articles on stroke and cardiovascular health. Frontiers provided funding for the work. Read more.

Jan./Feb. Frontiers Newsletter
February 28, 2013
 
The second edition of the Frontiers e-newsletter features funding opportunities, news and events and more. Read all the updates here. Subscribe to future updates here.

The benefits of medication
February 7, 2013
 
Sharon Lynch, MD, of the University of Kansas Medical Center and Jared Bruce, Ph.D., of the University of Missouri-Kansas City are collaborating on a new program to counsel multiple sclerosis patients on why they should take their medications. The research was supported by a Frontiers pilot grant. Read more.

Kansas City Business Journal highlights IAMI project
January 25, 2013
 
The Kansas City Business Journal newspaper featured Karthik Ramachandran, a fellow supported by Frontiers' Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation, in a front page article about the business he started with his co-founder, Lisa Stehno-Bittel, KUMC professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. Read it here. (Subscription required to read full article).

Nov./Dec. Frontiers Newsletter
November 21, 2012
 
Check out the first edition of the Frontiers e-newsletter featuring funding opportunities, news and events and more here. Subscribe to future updates here.

An entrepreneur to watch
November 1, 2012
 
With the support of Frontiers' Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation, Karthik Ramachandran has helped develop a technology that has led to the formation of a new spinoff company that's gaining national and international attention. Read more here
Frontiers director earns Chancellors Club honor
October 29, 2012
 
Richard J. Barohn, MD, the director of Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, has been named as the recipient of the 2012 Chancellors Club career research award. Read more here.

Research at KU Medical Center looks to find ways technology can help Alzheimer's disease caregivers
October 25, 2012

With people increasingly interacting in a digital world, researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center are looking at new ways technology can help Alzheimer’s disease caregivers provide better care in the home for the more than 5 million people with the disease. Read more


KCPT's "The Local Show" features Frontiers research being done at KU's Clinical Research Center
October 11, 2012

KCPT's "The Local Show" took a look at some of the clinical research being done at Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and KU Medical Center's Clinical Research Center in Fairway. Click here to see the video (story starts at about 15:30).


Patients come from across the globe for study at KU's Clinical Research Center
September 20, 2012

Patients are coming from as far away as New Zealand to participate in a clinical trial at the University of Kansas Medical Center — a study that is giving new hope to people with a rare genetic condition that attacks their muscles. Read more


Frontiers & KCALSI 2012 Annual Symposium
Held May 31, 2012

Data-driven Systems and Personalized Medicine, Atul Butte, MD, PHD
Innovative Approaches for Conducting Efficient Lower Cost Pragmatic Clinical Trials, Gary E. Rosenthal, MD
Accelerating the Translation of Research to Improve Care, John Spertus, MD MPH FACC FAHA


Frontiers Announces New Grantees:

Pilot Studies Grants
Training Grants


Greater KC Chamber rolls out "Big 5"

September 13, 2011

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce announced plans to focus on five ideas for regional economic growth, including the KC Regional Translational Research Inititiative. The Initiative plans to raise $40 million to triple the $20 million National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) given to the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2011.


KUMC Received $20 million Clinical and Translational Science Award
June 14, 2011