July 2020 | 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:
We are all overwhelmed with the amount of information that comes out each day on COVID-19. While it is important to provide you with the latest information on the coronavirus, we also want to keep you informed on the latest cutting edge medical research taking place not only in Missouri but around the country. In this newsletter you will find recent breakthroughs in ALS and cancer research and of course an update on the most recent research on COVID-19 including the vaccine trials. If you are looking for the latest research on a specific disease, please go to our website, www.MissouriCures.org where we keep updated information on medical research and clinical trials. Also, follow us on Twitter @MissouriCures or follow us on Facebook for weekly updates.

Stay safe and healthy,

Dena Ladd
Executive Director
Missouri Cures
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Spotlight:
WISER Woman:
We are proud to introduce Natalie Self as our July WISER Woman. Natalie is the Executive Director of STEMSTL, a collaborative consortium committed to equitable access to high-quality STEM learning and employment opportunities for all learners in the St. Louis metro region. Natalie has been a champion for women entrepreneurs --committed to providing support to communities systemically left behind. She’s passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion education and has recently facilitated an anti-racism webinar. We are so excited to feature Natalie as a panelist at our WISER Week Virtual Lunch on November 12th.
Meet the Researcher:
Meet Dr. Cynthia Rogers, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Rogers and her team are studying the effects of home environments on children born prematurely and the impact of adverse psychosocial environments on brain development. Her work will help improve long-term outcomes for children born prematurely as targeted interventions can be used to modify factors leading to impairment.  Learn more about her fascinating work here.
Missouri Cures Goes Virtual:
We invite you to listen to the next episode of our podcast WISER Conversations, featuring Dr. Carolyn Henry, Dean of Veterinary Medicine at University of Missouri, Columbia.
Or one of our upcoming events:

9/22/2020 - WISER Columbia
Community Events:
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