Collaborate 2 Cure

The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) will be hosting a series of events designed to stimulate collaboration across our region and solve specific scientific challenges. Scientists, entrepreneurs, students and anyone interested can participate and ask questions.

The venue will change as the topic changes so please ensure you verify the location. The virtual connection via Zoom is always available for anyone that cannot physically travel to the presentation venue.

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Topic: Mitochondrial Dysfunction

A request for proposals is now available for new collaborations spawned from the discussions and funding of up to $50,000 for the collaborative research. Download Grant RFP »

Collaborate2Cure SCHEDULE

May 1
Mitochondria in Alzheimer’s Disease
Russell Swerdlow, MD
Association of Inherited Mitochondrial Genomic Variants with Alzheimer’s Disease
Eli Michaelis, MD, PhD
May 8
Chad Slawson, PhD
Mitochondrial Function of Complement 1q Binding Protein
Chris Baines, PhD
May 15
Hepatic Mitochondrial Function Impacts Metabolism
John Thyfault, PhD, FACSM
Wen-Xin Ding, PhD
May 22
Mitochondrial Polymorphisms Regulate Metastatic Efficiency
Danny Welch, PhD


View archived videos from previous Collaborate2Cure events.


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