Tag: diabetes

A fight against aging

Posted by on August 1, 2017

For years, Jatin Mehta watched his mother’s health degrade as she dealt with the debilitating effects of type 2 diabetes. When she passed away on March 5, 2016, Mehta dedicated his research to her, and to the millions of others around the world that die from age-associated diseases every year.

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Studying blood for the greater good

Posted by on April 14, 2016

Elizabeth Bowles, a Ph.D. student in chemistry at Missouri S&T, has had a rather unconventional goal for the past several years: improve the care of patients with conditions like diabetes or pulmonary arterial hypertension by reducing severe adverse side effects of pharmaceuticals through a new and innovative drug delivery system. Bowles first started tackling her […]

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Faculty members recognized for medical research

Posted by on May 22, 2006

The University of Missouri-Rolla doesn’t have a medical school, but it does have faculty members who are conducting important medical research. Two such researchers, Dr. Chang-Soo Kim and Dr. Mohamed N. Rahaman, were recently selected to receive the John W. Claypool Award for Medical Research.         

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UMR researcher developing next-generation glucose sensor

Posted by on August 15, 2005

Wake up. Prick your finger. Repeat daily for the rest of your life. That’s a way of life for thousands of diabetics, and it’s something Dr. Chang-Soo Kim, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, is trying to change.

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