KCU News

KCU Class of 2018 Ranks Highest in the Nation on Osteopathic Medical Licensing Exam

Aug 22, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences osteopathic medical students from the Class of 2018 have ranked number one in the nation for first-attempt...

KCU Receives $1M Commitment from J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation for New Medical Education Center

Aug 18, 2017
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) will receive $1 million from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward a $7.5 million capital...

Bestselling Author of Black Man in a White Coat Leaves Impression on KCU Students

Aug 18, 2017
“Why are you in my class?” That question posed by a Duke University medical school professor to Damon Tweedy, then a first-year medical student,...

Dr. Leonard Calabrese, KCU Alum & Member of Board of Trustees, Involved in Groundbreaking Study on Empathy

Aug 7, 2017
How much does a physician’s ability to empathize impact the process of healing? Quite a bit according to world-renowned HIV researcher and Kansas City...

KCU Biosciences Student Joins MRI Global Research on Zika

Aug 3, 2017
Zika. Just a couple of years ago, few people would have recognized the word. Today, the Zika virus is not only known, but feared, after following an outbreak...

KCU Holds White Coating Ceremony in Kansas City

Aug 1, 2017
KCU welcomed 281 students to the medical school class of 2021 in an official White Coating Ceremony on July 29, 2017, at Kauffman Center for the Performing...

White Coating Ceremony Marks the Beginning of Medical School Career for Joplin’s Inaugural Class

Jul 26, 2017
Students in the inaugural class of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) in Joplin received their white coats in a ceremony on Monday, July...

KCU Researcher Collaborates to Find Cures

Jul 24, 2017
The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) is hosting a series of events encouraging collaboration among scientists, entrepreneurs, students and...

KCU Student and Sarnoff Fellow Ryan Coute Published in Journal of the American Heart Association

Jul 21, 2017
KCU is proud to acknowledge the important research of student doctor Ryan Coute, whose work as a Sarnoff Fellow has been published in the prestigious Journal...

KCMD Now Includes Four Prominent Research Institutions

Jul 12, 2017

MU joins collaboration among KCU, KUMC and UMKC.

KCU Anatomy Fellow Research Provides Surgeons with Helpful Information About Ankle Ligament

Jun 29, 2017
This week, anatomy fellow Amy Whitaker presented her thesis defense entitled, “Biomechanical and Morpholocial Variation of the Anterior Talofibular...