Life Sciences/Animal Health and Research

Teachers Turn Out for STEM Instruction Focus

More than 200 area teachers turned out at Burns & McDonnell this morning for the third-annual Educators Summit, designed to equip educators with resources to help engage their students in science, technology, engineering and math academic tracks and boost the… more

California Animal-Health Company Picks KC

 Chalk up one more addition to the Kansas City region as a global center of excellence in animal health: San Francisco-based Kindred Biosciences announced today that it will open its first regional location at a manufacturing facility in Elwood, Kan.,… more

Animal-Health Corridor Adds Chinese Company

Adding another power player to the regional animal-health corridor, the largest animal-vaccine company in China has announced that it will open a vaccine research lab and office at a facility being developed by Kansas State University in Manahttan. A news… more

KU Health System Adding Topeka’s St. Francis

The University of Kansas Health System announced this morning that it would form a joint venture with Ardent Health Services to purchase Topeka's St. Francis Health Center from teh Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, The deal will allow the 378-bed… more

Research Central

It’s a phrase fraught with possibilities for exaggeration, but Wayne Carter believes that it reflects what’s happening across the landscape of life-sciences growth in the Kansas City region: exponential growth. Carter is the CEO of the Kansas City Area Life Sciences… more