University of Missouri-Columbia

The University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) or (Mizzou) was founded in 1839. Mizzou is credited with starting the first school of journalism. Today, Mizzou has over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Mizzou is noted for its University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics which includes the medical school, research and patient care, MU Research Park with its International Institute for Nano and Molecular Medicine and more. Mizzou is a highly rated science and medicine university and annually receives highly complex research grants from sources like the NIH.

Address
MU News Bureau
329 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
E-mail
news@missouri.edu
Fax
573-882-5489
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Old cancer drug could have new use in fighting cancer

A drug used for decades to treat leukemia may have other uses in the fight against cancer, researchers at the University of Missouri have found. Previously, doctors used 6-Thioguanine, or 6-TG, as a chemotherapy ...

Apr 01, 2015
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Unexpected outcomes for elderly couples who stop driving

The ability to drive can be central to a person's identity and can be an important expression of independence. When the elderly become unable to drive, due to age or deteriorating health, their emotional well-being can decline ...

Feb 24, 2015
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