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State Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday February 16, 2020 ( 48 items )  

Animal Health Research Offers Valuable Opportunities to KCU Students
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 5 -- Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences issued the following news: Kansas City University not only seeks to improve the health and well-being of communities and families it serves, it also offers opportunities to train the next generation of researchers in the quest to find treatment and cures for the family pet. Through a partnership with Likarda, a biotechnology research firm, KCU biosciences student Amy Wysong is working on new treatments for diab  more

Arnold & Porter Obtains Landmark Settlement to Affirm Educational Rights of Homeless Students
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 -- Arnold and Porter Kaye Scholer issued the following news: Arnold & Porter worked in conjunction with Public Counsel and the Education Justice Program of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri to secure a groundbreaking settlement and Consent Decree that will help ensure homeless students have basic access to public education. For years, Riverview Gardens School District and the Missouri State Board of Education failed to enroll homeless students, provide transportation for t  more

Ashcroft Announces Program on Historic Jefferson City Landmarks
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- Missouri Secretary of State Jay R. Ashcroft issued the following news release: Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced a Thursday Evening Speaker Series program on historic Jefferson City landmarks. The program will be held in the Interpretive Center of the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center, the location of the Secretary of State's State Archives, on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. Long-standing structures--whether a tavern, bank clock or opulen  more

BKD Capital Advisors Advises Murphy Machine Products, Inc. on Acquisition by Consolidated Machine & Tools
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri, Feb. 13 -- BKD, a certified public accountant and advisory firm, issued the following news release: BKD Capital Advisors, LLC (BKDCA) is pleased to announce that Murphy Machine Products (MMP) has been acquired by Consolidated Machine & Tool Holdings (CMTH), a platform holding company comprised of industry leading manufacturers specializing in precision machining, fabrication, assembly and design of highly engineered components. CMTH's companies primarily cater to the aero  more

BKD Makes Top Audit & Actuarial Firms List
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri, Feb. 14 -- BKD, a certified public accountant and advisory firm, issued the following news release: A Best's Review article recently ranked the top audit and actuarial firms and--for the first time--BKD CPAs & Advisors was listed as a top-ranked auditor in all three sectors of the insurance market. The firm ranked No. 6 in Life, No. 7 in Health and No. 10 in Property & Casualty. The firm's success is due to its dedication to providing Unmatched Client Service (R) to the i  more

BKD Private Client Services Is Now a Firmwide Specialty Group
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri, Feb. 12 -- BKD, a certified public accountant and advisory firm, issued the following news release: In response to a recent American Institute of CPAs study about what clients need and want most from their CPAs, BKD created a specialty group to provide its clients with a suite of services to simplify their financial lives. Private Client Services (PCS) will provide clients a team approach for their tax preparation, estate and financial planning, along with investment mana  more

Burns & McDonnell Named No. 1 Healthiest Employer in Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 15 -- Burns and McDonnell, a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm, issued the following news release: The Kansas City Business Journal and Healthiest Employers LLC named Burns & McDonnell the No. 1 Healthiest Employer in the 5,000+ Employees category. This is the third consecutive year the engineering, construction and architecture firm has been recognized among the Healthiest Employers in Kansas City. "He  more

Cell Phone, Taxi, Limo, Shuttle and TNC Lots to Be Relocated, Consolidated at Kansas City International Airport
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 15 -- Kansas City International Airport issued the following news release: In its constant effort to improve the guest experience and make way for the construction of the Build KCI new terminal at Kansas City International Airport, the Kansas City Aviation Department will soon relocate and consolidate several of its staging parking lots to a common location. Effective Monday, February 17, 2020, a new facility will be available for "Cell Phone Lot", Transportation Ne  more

Cigna Announces Leadership Updates to Support Continued Growth in Health Services
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Feb. 14 -- Cigna, a health service company, issued the following news release: Cigna announced the creation of two new leadership positions within its Health Services business. Dave Queller, appointed to the role of President, Express Scripts, will lead pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services with additional oversight of supply chain and drug procurement. Queller has led Express Scripts sales and account management organization since he joined Express Scripts in 2014. B  more

Democratic Governors Association: Give and You Shall Receive: Parson Rewards Super PAC Donor With Top Appointment
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 -- The Democratic Governors Association issued the following news on Feb. 13: Yesterday, GOP Gov. Mike Parson proved yet again just what a loyal friend he is to those who support his campaign and his Jefferson City buddies. Parson named hth companies inc. CEO Greg Hoberock to the University of Missouri Board of Curators, the governing board for the four-campus system. Hoberock has been a significant supporter of the governor, donating $25,000 to the Super PAC dedicated to Pa  more

Democratic Governors Association: Parson Doubles Down on Refusal to Expand Medicaid
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- The Democratic Governors Association issued the following news: In case you missed it, GOP Gov. Mike Parson is doubling down on his refusal to expand Medicaid in Missouri. Instead, he argues that the state already has enough individuals covered under the program. Missouri is one of just 14 states in the country that has not expanded Medicaid and the state's families are paying the price. In just the past 10 years, seven rural hospitals have closed, eliminating over 300 a  more

Department of Natural Resources: Missouri's Lewis and Clark State Office Building Earns Energy Star Certification
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 15 -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release: The State of Missouri's Lewis and Clark State Office Building has earned Energy Star certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for superior energy performance. The 120,000 square-foot Lewis and Clark State Office Building, located at 1101 Riverside Drive in Jefferson City, was built in 2005 and is Platinum LEED certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. It h  more

Emerson Develops Technology to Help Contractors Manage Skilled Labor Shortage
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- Emerson Electric, an automation technology and software company, issued the following news: * * * - Sensi smart home suite adds real-time, predictive HVAC performance insights * * * Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a leader in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls and creator of top-rated smart thermostat solutions, has created new technology to help homeowners avoid costly and unexpected HVAC repairs, while providing contractors with real-time system   more

Emerson Partners With Belgian Research Group to Prepare Next Generation of Brewers
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- Emerson Electric, an automation technology and software company, issued the following news: * * * - Ghent University and University College Ghent to train engineers with advanced digital automation technologies * * * Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global technology and engineering company, announced it is partnering with Ghent University (UGent) and University College Ghent (HOGENT) in Ghent, Belgium, to revamp, automate and modernize a pilot brewery, including provid  more

Enterprise Earns Top Honors at Prestigious Travvy Awards, Adding to Slate of High-Profile Recognitions
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Feb. 15 -- Enterprise Holdings, a provider of car rental, carsharing, truck rental, fleet management, retail car sales and transportation services, issued the following news release: Enterprise Holdings, the world's largest car rental provider, won big at the 2020 Travvy Awards, an awards ceremony considered to be the Academy Awards of the travel industry. The Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand led the way, earning the top prize in the overall car rental category. In addition, Ent  more

Husch Blackwell's Banking and Finance Group Adds Two in Wisconsin
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 13 -- Husch Blackwell, a law firm, issued the following news release: Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Jessica M. Zeratsky and Lauren C. Capitini have joined the firm's Financial Services & Capital Markets industry group and Banking & Finance practice in Wisconsin. Zeratsky joins Husch Blackwell's Milwaukee office as partner. She focuses her practice on commercial/creditor rights, banking and commercial finance, public finance, bankruptcy and restructurin  more

Husch Blackwell: Lorinda Holloway Named as Ally on Lawyers of Color 2020 Power List
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- Husch Blackwell, a law firm, issued the following news release, dated Feb. 7: Lorinda Holloway, managing partner of Husch Blackwell's Austin office, has been recognized as a member of the Lawyers of Color Power List 2020. The Power List recognizes the most influential minority attorneys and allies in the nation. Included on the list are Fortune 1000 general counsel and law school deans, as well as legal media and nonprofit leaders. Additionally, the largest 35  more

Husch Blackwell: Matthew Schelp Confirmed by U.S. Senate to District Court Judgeship
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 14 -- Husch Blackwell, a law firm, issued the following news release: Husch Blackwell partner Matthew Schelp was confirmed in a predominantly bipartisan vote to serve as a judge for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. President Donald Trump nominated Schelp for the judgeship on November 6, 2019. Based in Husch Blackwell's St. Louis office, Schelp is a key partner in the firm's Government Solutions practice group, where he focuses on government com  more

Kansas City Southern Issues Statement on Mexican Economic Competition Commission Report
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- Kansas City Southern issued the following statement: Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE:KSU) confirmed that on Thursday February 6th, 2020, the Panel of the Mexican Federal Competition Commission (COFECE) published an extract of its final report (Final Report) regarding its assessment of effective competition in the market of freight railway transportation services regarding certain chemical and petrochemical products, namely, anhydrous ammonia, chlorine, ethylen  more

Kansas City Southern Promotes Adam J. Godderz to Senior Vice President-Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 14 -- Kansas City Southern issued the following news release: The Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) board of directors is pleased to announce the promotion of Adam J. Godderz from general counsel and corporate secretary to senior vice president - chief legal officer and corporate secretary, effective February 1, 2020. In his expanded role, Mr. Godderz will have responsibility for oversight of the legal departments in both the U.S. and Mexico, and will report dir  more

Marquette University: Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist to Deliver Nieman Lecture, Feb. 18
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin, Feb. 12 -- Marquette University issued the following news release: Jacqui Banaszynski, award winning journalist and faculty fellow at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, will present "A Necessary Bias: Confessions of a career journalist" at the Diederich College of Communication's Lucius W. Nieman Lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 4 p.m. at Marquette University's Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. A 1974 Marquette graduate, Banaszynski recently retired as th  more

Missouri Democratic Party Issue Statement on President Trump 2021 Budget
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- The Democratic Party of Missouri issued the following statement by Executive Director Lauren Gepford on Feb. 10 regarding President Trump's 2021 budget: "Two days ago, Donald Trump promised to preserve hardworking Missourians' Social Security and Medicare benefits. "Today, he announced he wants to cut their funding by the billions. Missourians are exhausted by Republicans' constant betrayals. "Between Governor Parson bragging about the savings from kicking  more

Missouri DHSS and Partners Continue Planning and Preparing for Novel Coronavirus
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services issued the following news release: * * * - No confirmed cases in Missouri to date * * * The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health departments to respond to the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak and assure the health and well-being of Missourians as residents return from China. "We have   more

Missouri House Endorses Statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 13 -- The Missouri House of Representatives issued the following news: The Missouri House has given preliminary approval to a statewide monitoring program for prescription drugs. Supporters say it will combat abuse of prescription drugs. Opponents say it will lead to more people switching to heroin and other illegal drugs, and cause an increase in overdose deaths. Missouri is the only state in the nation without a statewide program, though a program started by St  more

Missouri PSC Approves Change in Evergy Missouri Metro DSIM Charge
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 15 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Evergy Metro, Inc. d/b/a Evergy Missouri Metro (formerly known as Kansas City Power & Light Company) to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills. The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line-item on customer bills, allows Evergy Missouri Metro to recover demand-side managemen  more

Missouri PSC Approves Change in Evergy Missouri West DSIM Charge
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 15 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Evergy Missouri West, Inc. d/b/a Evergy Missouri West (formerly known as KCP&L-Greater Missouri Operations Company) to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills. The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line-item on customer bills, allows Evergy Missouri West to recover demand-  more

Missouri PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Liberty Water Application
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 10 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: Liberty Utilities LLC (Liberty Water) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking Commission approval of its acquisition of the water and sewer franchises and assets of the Lakeland Heights Water Company, the Oakbrier Water Company, R.D. Sewer Company LLC and the Whispering Hills Water System. In its application, Liberty Water states that it proposes t  more

Missouri PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Roeslein Alternative Energy Services Application
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 15 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: Roeslein Alternative Energy Services, LLC (RAES) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission requesting a waiver of compliance from a Commission rule regarding gas odorization in the operation of a natural gas transmission line in Mercer County. According to its application, RAES proposes to collect methane from hog waste lagoons and transmit the gas for injec  more

Missouri PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Spire Missouri Request
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 10 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: Spire Missouri, Inc., on behalf of its Spire Missouri West operating unit, has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of convenience and necessity (CCN) to construct, own, operate and maintain a natural gas distribution system providing natural gas service in Lafayette County near Higginsville, Missouri. The requested CCN would be a furth  more

Missouri PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Spire Missouri Request
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 10 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: Spire Missouri, Inc., on behalf of its Spire Missouri West operating unit, has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of convenience and necessity (CCN) to construct, own, operate and maintain a natural gas distribution system providing natural gas service in Lawrence County near Verona, Missouri. The requested CCN would be a further expa  more

Missouri PSC: Fuel Adjustment Charge to Change for Evergy Missouri West Customers
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 15 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission issued the following news release: Evergy Missouri West, Inc. d/b/a Evergy Missouri West (formerly KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company) customers will see a change in the fuel adjustment charge (FAC) on their electric bills starting on March 1, 2020. Evergy Missouri West made two filings with the Missouri Public Service Commission. In its first filing (ER-2020-0189), Evergy Missouri West proposed to adjust the FA  more

Missouri S&T Researchers Develop Faster, Cleaner, Less Expensive Chemical Reaction Process
ROLLA, Missouri, Feb. 9 [TNSscientificresearch] -- Missouri University of Science and Technology issued the following news release: A process developed by researchers at Missouri S&T could lead to cleaner, less expensive and more efficient production of pharmaceuticals, biomass fuels and other products that are made through chemical reactions. The research project is the first time the combined reaction-separation process has been performed without the use of metals or solvents. The research wa  more

Missouri S&T Student Receives NASA Fellowship
ROLLA, Missouri, Feb. 4 -- Missouri University of Science and Technology issued the following news release: Andrew Hinkle, a Ph.D. student in aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, is part of a select group of graduate students across the U.S. to receive a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF). Through the award, Hinkle plans to help advance the agency's understanding of how particle flows such as Martian dust storms could affect spacecraft landings. NASA awards the fellowships eve  more

Missouri S&T: Scientists Explain Why Naked Mole-rats' Longevity Contradicts Accepted Aging Theory
ROLLA, Missouri, Feb. 9 [TNSbiologyresearch] -- Missouri University of Science and Technology issued the following news release: Dr. Chen Hou and his research collaborators have found an answer to the decades-old question of why naked mole-rats with high oxidative damage live 10 times longer than mice of comparative weight. "The long lifespan of the East African naked mole-rats raises one of the most serious paradoxes in the study of aging," says Hou, an associate professor of biological scien  more

Mo Department of Elementary & Secondary Education: Annual Performance Reports for Educator Preparation Programs Now Available
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 12 -- The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education issued the following news release: Results from the latest Annual Performance Reports for Educator Preparation Programs (APR-EPPs) have been released to provide information about Educator Preparation Programs to the public, particularly to those pursuing a career in teaching or an advanced degree in education. The APR-EPPs can help those individuals better determine the preparation program in Miss  more

Mo Department of Elementary & Secondary Education: St. Louis Area Educator Named Deputy Commissioner of Learning Services
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education issued the following news release: The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announces Dr. Tracy Hinds as the new deputy commissioner of the Division of Learning Services. She will assume this position on June 29, 2020. Dr. Hinds has served as the English language arts and social studies coordinator at the University City School District since 2016. "From being a Nation  more

Mo. A.G. Schmitt Files Lawsuit Against Timeshare Exit Company
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 13 -- Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt issued the following news release: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against Martin Management, a timeshare exit company formerly located in Springfield, Missouri, and its owner Steve Martin. The lawsuit, filed in Platte County can be found here: http://ago.mo.gov/docs/default-source/press-releases/2019/2020-01-31-state's-petition(11271277-15).pdf?sfvrsn=41aeff78_2 The  more

Mo. A.G. Schmitt: Attorney General's Office, Joplin PD Send Second Batch of Untested Sexual Assault Kits to Lab
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 11 -- Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt issued the following news release on Feb. 10: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Joplin Police Department Chief Sloan Rowland announced that the second batch of untested sexual assault kits identified in the SAFE Kits Initiative inventory were sent to a private lab on Friday. The untested sexual assault kits were gathered at Joplin Police Department as a "host agency" from more remote departments to preserve the  more

Mo. Gov. Parson Makes Eight Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, Feb. 13 -- Gov. Michael Parson, R-Missouri, issued the following news release: Governor Mike Parson announced eight appointments to various boards and commissions. Neal Bredehoeft, of Alma, was appointed to the Clean Water Commission. Mr. Bredehoeft is the President and Financial Manager of Bredehoeft Farms, Inc., his family's century farm located in Lafayette and Saline counties. Previously, he served on the Alma Cooperative Board of Directors. Mr. Bredehoeft is a f  more

Northwest to Welcome Visiting Artist Chintia Kirana Feb. 17
MARYVILLE, Missouri, Feb. 9 -- Northwest Missouri State University issued the following news release: The Northwest Missouri State University Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host an exhibition by Indonesian-American multidisciplinary artist Chintia Kirana Feb. 17 through March 27. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in the Charles Johnson Theater at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. The lecture will be followed by a reception and the exhibition opening in the Olive DeL  more

Polsinelli: Overexpansion Aids Health Care Distress in Q4
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 13 -- Polsinelli, a law firm, issued the following news release on Feb. 12: A continued increase in distress within the health care industry has shaped overall U.S. economic distress in the fourth quarter of 2019 - a trend that is detailed in the newest Polsinelli-TrBK Distress Indices Report. The report, released today by Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli, shows how the health care industry has decoupled from the general economy since 2015, as the health care index contin  more

Republican Governors Association Releases New 'Simply Stated' Video Highlighting Governor Mike Parson's Bold Workforce Development Initiatives
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: The Republican Governors Association (RGA) released the latest installment of its "Simply Stated" digital video series profiling GOP governors' work to transform their states through pro-growth reforms and innovative policy solutions that improve the lives of working families. The latest video highlights Missouri Governor Mike Parson's Fast Track Workforce Incentive program, which is a centerpiece of  more

SFCC to Offer Free Boater Safety Course at Osage Beach
SEDALIA, Missouri, Feb. 6 -- State Fair Community College issued the following news: State Fair Community College's The LearningForce will offer a no-cost boater safety course 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at 3797 Osage Beach Parkway on the SFCC-Lake of the Ozarks campus. Pre-enrollment is required because seating is limited. There will be a one-hour lunch break. All operators born after Jan. 1, 1984, must have a Missouri Boating Safety Certification card to operate legally a motorized v  more

Spirit Airlines to Add Nonstop Frequencies Between Kansas City International Airport and Orlando
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Feb. 14 -- Kansas City International Airport issued the following news release: Spirit Airlines announced that the carrier will add nonstop flights between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). Starting July 9, Spirit will supplement the current one daily flight with a second flight on Thursdays and Sundays, bringing the service to nine flights per week. "We're pleased to see Spirit Airlines expand their ultra-low fare service h  more

University of Missouri: Seeding Oats and Clovers Now Improves Spring Grazing
COLUMBIA, Missouri, Feb. 12 -- The University of Missouri's College of Food and Natural Resources issued the following news: Now is the time to seed oats and clovers to improve spring cattle grazing resources and reduce costs, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis. "Feed is a major cow-calf operation cost," says Davis. Oats and clovers are forages to seed now to improve spring grazing resources and help reduce supplemental feed costs. "Proper establishment a  more

Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine: Collaboration With SLU Leads to Purchase of $5 Million Microscope
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Feb. 14 -- The Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - Will allow shared access to imaging center, enhance biomedical research * * * From snapshots of the molecular structure of Zika virus to 3D maps of tiny blood vessels in the lungs, images captured by the Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging (WUCCI) have provided insight into countless biological phenomena and aided investigations into myriad aspects o  more

Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine: Fight Against Endometrial Cancer Boosted With New Molecular Road Map
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Feb. 14 -- [TNSmedicalresearch] The Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine issued the following news release: * * * - Detailed analysis reveals new drug targets * * * A new study that reveals the dozens of molecular changes that bring about endometrial cancer offers insight into how physicians might be able to better identify which patients will need aggressive treatment and why a common treatment is not effective for some patients. The study appears Feb. 13  more

Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine: Investigational Drugs Didn't Slow Memory Loss in Rare, Inherited Alzheimer's, Initial Analysis Indicates
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, Feb. 11 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- The Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine issued the following news release: Randall J. Bateman, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, led an international trial evaluating whether investigational drugs could slow memory loss and cognitive decline in a rare, inherited form of Alzheimer's disease. The trial was conducted at 24 sites in Australia, Canada, France, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United Stat  more