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July 14th, 2014
Lynn Rossy is a health psychologist for the UM System. Rossy and her colleagues evaluated “Eat for Life,” a non-diet approach to weight management, and determined the program is more effective than traditional weight-loss programs. Story By: MU News Bureau COLUMBIA, Mo. – Problematic eating behaviors and dissatisfaction with one’s body are familiar strugglesRead more »
Troy Zars is an associate professor of biological sciences in the College of Arts and Science at MU. He identified a gene in fruit files that led to the discovery of a crucial component of the origin of language in humans. Story By: MU News Bureau COLUMBIA, Mo. – The evolution of language in humansRead more »
June 25th, 2014
Nancy Cheak-Zamora is an assistant professor in the MU School of Health Professions and a researcher at the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She received a $500,000 Autism Research Program Idea Development Award to continue her research on health care transition services for young adults with autism. Story By: MU News BureauRead more »
June 20th, 2014
Salman Hyder is the Zalk Endowed Professor in Tumor Angiogenesis and professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center at MU. Hyder proved that a compound initially developed as a cholesterol-fighting molecule not only halts the progression of breast cancer, but also can kill the cancerous cells.Read more »
June 16th, 2014
MU professor Trupti Joshi developed the the Soybean Knowledge Base (SoyKB), a free online database that will allow greater collaboration among international researchers, scientists and farmers to solve questions encountered in soybean research. Story By: MU News Bureau COLUMBIA, Mo. – In the era of “big data,” many scientific discoveries are being made without researchersRead more »
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