Small But Mighty: Microparticles From The Placenta May Offer Major Clues on the In Utero Development of Neurobehavioral Disorders

Published 11/29/2023
For 30 years, Cheryl Rosenfeld has studied how biological information gets transferred from mothers to babies during pregnancy. The research is personal for Rosenfeld, whose niece, Sara, was exposed to sedative drugs in utero.

Task Force Elevates Collaboration Between University of Missouri and India

Published 11/16/2023
A new team of researchers spanning medicine, engineering and veterinary science is working with researchers in India to expand opportunities for collaboration and innovation.

Detecting disease

Published 11/3/2023
The Animal Infection and Monitoring Services core supports studies on a wide variety of bacterial and viral diseases.

Trailblazing treatments

Published 11/3/2023
Teresa Lever is developing tools to objectively diagnose and treat swallowing impairments associated with neurological diseases, cancer, genetic disorders and aging.

Ongoing Vaccine Projects Address 100-year-old Disease and Others in Fight Against Tick-borne Diseases

Published 10/11/2023
Ongoing vaccine projects address 100-year-old disease and others in fight against tick-borne diseases.

Chris Lorson on fast track for spinal muscular atrophy drug

Published 10/9/2023
Curators’ Distinguished Professor Chris Lorson is forging a new path at the University of Missouri for drug development and clinical trials using a $4.3 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Blueprint for Neuroscience Research grant.

$12 Million Grant Will Boost Workforce Development at MU’s Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research

Published 8/21/2023
NIH-funded grant will provide additional trainings and support to existing University of Missouri employees, as well as recruit new employees.

Longhorned Ticks Discovered in Boone County for First Time, MU Researchers Find

Published 7/25/2023
Researchers at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine have recently discovered invasive longhorned ticks in Boone County, Missouri, for the first time.

CVM Innovations in 2022

Published 6/22/2023
MU College of Veterinary Medicine researchers made discoveries and generated innovations in myriad areas in 2022 thanks in part to a unique combination of resources and disciplines at Missouri’s largest public research university.

Picking Awarded $3.8 Million Grant by NIAID

Published 3/03/2023
Wendy Picking, PhD, a professor of veterinary pathobiology at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and a recent Mizzou Forward hire, recently secured a $3.8 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The grant will fund development of a vaccine to prevent colonization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a hospital-acquired infection that occurs after intubation or catheterization.