Dr. Michal Zolkiewski, biochemistry & molecular biophysics, led a study that could result in the first universal treatment for dystonia, a neurological disorder that affects nearly half a million Americans. read news release
Dr. Annelise Nguyen, Diagnostic Medicine & Pathobiology, was appointed to serve a 4-year term on the National Institutes of Health’s Literature Selection Technical Review Committee for the National Library of Medicine. The appointment is based on quality of clinical and research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant medical and scientific activities, achievements and honors.
Cancer research faculty retirements
Gary Conrad and Jean-Pierre Perchellet, both professors in the Division of Biology
New cancer research faculty
Thomas Mueller, biology; Ryan Rafferty, chemistry; Kristopher Silver, anatomy & physiology; Timothy Durrett, biochemisty; Mei He, biological & agricultural engineering (in Olathe)