Areas of Emphasis: School of Medicine

Themes:
  • Curriculum innovation
  • Outcomes research
  • Public health and health disparities
  • Service to Kansas
Research areas of emphasis – established programs:
  • Cancer
    • Drug development
    • Cancer control and population health
    • Prevention
  • Neuroscience/Brain Health
  • Reproductive biology/Maternal/Fetal/Child Health
  • Kidney
  • Liver
Research areas of emphasis – emerging programs:
  • Bioengineering
  • Diabetes
  • Heart
  • Immunology/Virology
  • Integrative and Complementary Medicine
  • Obesity
  • Opthalmology
  • Personalized Medicine
Bold Aspirations

Bold Aspirations is the strategic plan for KU, comprising individual plans for the following:

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5 am may be early, but for the die-hard autumn lovers, it’s time to kick off the season with the campus starlight walking tour. Led by retired professor Theodore Johnson, the tour will begin on 14th and Jayhawk Boulevard tomorrow morning. For more information, click here: http://bit.ly/YZETlE

KU Goldwater Scholar to research Huntingon’s, Alzheimer’s diseases Ryan Limbocker, KU’s 56th Goldwater Scholar, plans to focus his research at KU on such neurodegenerative disorders as Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s diseases (see more at http://bit.ly/1nIP2bL). Limbocker, a senior majoring in chemistry, is from Overland Park, Kansas, and plans to pursue a doctorate in analytical chemistry. The Goldwater Scholarships are the nation’s premier undergraduate awards to honor academically gifted students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


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Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA
  • $260.5 million in externally funded research expenditures
  • 23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times