KU Medical Center http://kcur.org en Kansas Governor Announces Bond Funding For New KU Med Building http://kcur.org/post/kansas-governor-announces-bond-funding-new-ku-med-building <p>Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced bonding authority Monday morning to help fund the construction of a new University of Kansas Medical Center education building.</p><p>The funding comes as part of a <a href="http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/measures/hb2506/">school funding measure</a> the governor signed into law Monday afternoon. The measure was approved by lawmakers on April 6.</p><p>The bonds will raise $25 million of the $75 million needed to construct the building.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:46:17 +0000 Alex Smith 54503 at http://kcur.org Kansas Governor Announces Bond Funding For New KU Med Building KU Med Gets $3 Million To Study The Effect Of Exercise On Alzheimer’s http://kcur.org/post/ku-med-gets-3-million-study-effect-exercise-alzheimer-s <p>With help from a new grant, University of Kansas Medical Center researchers will look at how Alzheimer&#39;s might be prevented without drugs.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pharmaceutical companies haven&rsquo;t had much success fighting the disease, which is the most common form of dementia.</span></p><p>KU Med Dr. Jeff Burns will have older high risk volunteers in the study exercise 150 minutes a week. Burns will scan volunteers&rsquo; brains to see how exercise affects amyloid protein, which is linked to the disease.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:43:05 +0000 Alex Smith 44307 at http://kcur.org KU Med Gets $3 Million To Study The Effect Of Exercise On Alzheimer’s $10 Million Gift Benefits KU Students, Libraries http://kcur.org/post/10-million-gift-benefits-ku-students-libraries <p>A $10 million estate gift will fund scholarships for health professions students at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and support libraries at the medical center and at KU in Lawrence.&nbsp;</p><p>The gift is from the estate of David and Stata Ringle.&nbsp;Stata Ringle was a researcher, professor and dean at the medical center for 28 years, beginning in 1962.&nbsp;</p><p>KU Endowment President Dale Seuferling says the bequest will more than double the scholarship support for students in the School of Health Professions at KU Med.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:14:18 +0000 Bryan Thompson 40480 at http://kcur.org The Music Of Quiet Corral http://kcur.org/post/music-quiet-corral <p><a href="http://quietcorral.com/index.html">Quiet Corral</a>, a Lawrence-based band, has experienced recent success playing Austin City Limits and being booked for Middle of the Map Fest with headliners Grizzly Bear.</p><p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:38:45 +0000 Bill Anderson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 31605 at http://kcur.org The Music Of Quiet Corral