Volume 1, 2015

Expert Exchange: Dr. John Spertus
Personalized Medicine:
Your Healthcare Should be as Unique as You Are

Dr. John Spertus is on a mission to improve the way patients are delivered healthcare.

Children's MercyChildren’s Mercy Hospital Publishes Landmark Study

The Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine at Children’s Mercy Kansas City has recently published a landmark study showing that a genome based diagnostic approach can directly impact patient care for children and infants with neurodevelopmental disorders.

KCUKCU Increases Focus on Translational Research and Local Collaboration

Every day, medicine faces new and potentially devastating challenges. Innovative research and evidence-based medicine are keys to ensuring quality health care delivery for millions of patients around the world.

Dr. Nick FrananoInterview with Dr. Nick Franano: A Kansas City Serial Entrepreneur

When Dr. Nicholas Franano had an idea for his first company, Proteon Therapeutics, few people thought it would be successful.

KCALSI grants programsKCALSI a Source of Seed Funding to Area Researchers for Over 10 years

Launched in 2001, KCALSI’s development grants were specifically intended to foster scientific collaboration among regional academic institutions and generate preliminary data required for larger federal grants.

Sprint AcceleratorSprint Accelerator Introduces New Class of 2015

The Sprint Accelerator powered by Techstars is a three-month mentorship-driven startup accelerator. For the 2015 program ten of the most innovative healthcare startups were selected from applicants around the globe.

Regional Strategic PlanStrategic Areas Emerging in Regional Assessment

The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) has embarked on a bi-state, regional strategic assessment to identify a shared vision for enhancing the life sciences over the next decade.

One Health SummitThe 6th Annual One Health Summit Is A Must Attend Event For the Biotech Community

Sharing knowledge and creating connections that accelerate drug development, strengthen public safety, and boost economic growth based on the One Health concept—that people, animals, and the environment are all connected.

InvestMidwestInvest Midwest: Where Capital Meets Big Ideas

InvestMidwest is a venture capital conference that showcases 40-45 companies throughout the Midwest region in the three industry tracks of life sciences: technology and food, agriculture and bioenergy.

Life Sciences Business NewsLife Sciences Business News & Awards

Quarterly updates from KCALSI’s stakeholders.

Life Sciences CalendarLife Sciences
Calendar of Events

View upcoming industry events.