A collaborative MU team shows resveratrol supplements may block the effects of the highly addictive drug methamphetamine.
Resveratrol may block effects of a highly addictive drug
Judy Wall is Biochemistry's second Curators' Professor
Judy Wall, professor of Biochemistry, was named a 2013 Curators' Professor, the University's highest and most prestigious rank.
Peter Cornish recognized as Scientist to Watch
Peter Cornish of Biochemistry was featured in the Scientist magazine as a “Scientist to Watch.”
Biochemistry team recognized for mercury research
Judy Wall, professor of biochemistry, and members of her research group including Romain Bridou, postdoctoral fellow, and Steven Smith, graduate student, published an article in the March 15, 2013, issue of Science magazine that describes results of collaboration between the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Wall’s laboratory.
Biochemistry team discovers trigger to an often fatal disease
A team of Biochemistry researchers at the University of Missouri has published the first scientific evidence that the gene ATP7A is essential for the dietary absorption of the critical nutrient copper. This research explains why children with Menkes disease, who are born lacking this gene, develop a severe copper deficiency.
Innovative program puts fun in learning about health care
The Show-Me-in-a-Box initiative is a just-started project by the University of Missouri to acquaint Missouri K-12 students with medical science concepts and career opportunities through a fun curriculum.