August 2021 | E-Newsletter
Missouri Cures Education Foundation is a statewide non-profit alliance working to promote & protect medical advances to improve the health of Missourians and stimulate the economy in our state. Donations are tax-deductible & support education and outreach programs.
From the Director's Desk:
Precision medicine is an approach to treat and prevent diseases that takes into account an individual’s genes, environment, and lifestyle. Using the precision medicine approach, doctors and researchers can determine a treatment and prevention strategies for a particular person and their disease. If you want to learn more about precision medicine and how it is being implemented in our medical institutions around the state, please join us on September 30th as our panel of experts discuss this new way of treating patients. Dr. Carolyn Henry, University of Missouri Columbia; Dr. Stephani Stancil, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; and Dr. Kareem Azab, Washington University School of Medicine will discuss this groundbreaking approach to find therapies and cures.

Kindest regards,

Dena Ladd
Executive Director
News Around Missouri:
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Spotlight:
WISER Woman:
Jamila Owens-Todd, ND is a board-certified Naturopathic Doctor with a background in Research and Development. In addition to her practice at the Meridian Institute of Naturopathic Therapies (MINT), she is the R & D Manager for PHYTOS Cannabis and the owner of Golden Grocer. We are so proud to feature Dr. Owens-Todd as a panelist for our upcoming hybrid event, WISER Conversations: Refresh, Refuel, Refocus. Create a Work/Life Balance, to learn how she balances all of the demands of her professional and personal life. You can join us, in person, or virtually, by registering for our November 5th event here.
Meet the Researcher:
Dr. Amy Hulme is Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science at Missouri State University. At her lab, she researches how retroviruses and mobile genetic elements use host cells to replicate. This important work looks at the early steps of HIV-1 replication, including reverse transcription, uncoating, and nuclear import. Dr. Hulme hopes her work will lead to the development of a vaccine or better drugs to prevent transmission. You can read more about her important work here.
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