hiv http://kbia.org en Biomedical researcher Robert Gallo sparks excitement for some MU faculty http://kbia.org/post/biomedical-researcher-robert-gallo-sparks-excitement-some-mu-faculty <p>Dr. Robert Gallo is the biomedical researcher who unearthed HIV as the cause of AIDS and was the first to identify a human retrovirus known to cause human cancer. Gallo’s discoveries don’t just stop there; his current research includes finding a prevention for the disease despite the challenges.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:31:08 +0000 Sara Pang 51489 at http://kbia.org Biomedical researcher Robert Gallo sparks excitement for some MU faculty 'Angels in America' playwright Kushner at MU http://kbia.org/post/angels-america-playwright-kushner-mu <p>Tony Award-winning playwright Tony Kushner comes to the University of Missouri this week as part of a conference on gays and lesbians in the theater.</p><p>Kushner's play "Angels in America" chronicles the early AIDS crisis in New York City and won both a Tony and Pulitzer Prize in 1993.</p><p>Theater professor David Crespy will interview Kushner at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the university's Rhynsberger Theatre.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:06:26 +0000 Associated Press 32431 at http://kbia.org 'Angels in America' playwright Kushner at MU HIV/AIDS testing offered on MU's campus http://kbia.org/post/hivaids-testing-offered-mus-campus <p>Free HIV/AIDS testing was offered Thursday at MU’s Student Center, as a consortium of campus organizations came together to raise awareness of the epidemic to black communities. The MU Black Men’s Initiative, also known as MBMI, sponsored the 3rd annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Thursday. MBMI Coordinator Marcus Mayes says it’s important to address the stigma that comes with being tested.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:15:12 +0000 Rachel Gleason & Christina Alexander 28529 at http://kbia.org HIV/AIDS testing offered on MU's campus New discovery could help treat HIV http://kbia.org/post/new-discovery-could-help-treat-hiv <p>More than a dozen scientists, researchers and professors banded together to investigate a possibly beneficial mutation found in the genetic code of some versions of HIV. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:46:14 +0000 Zach Garcia 21931 at http://kbia.org New discovery could help treat HIV Staying energy efficient in Fulton http://kbia.org/post/staying-energy-efficient-fulton <p>On this week’s show, we’ll learn about renewable energy in Fulton, hear about a new discovery in HIV research, and listen to a report on MU’s South Farm showcase. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:05:05 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 21933 at http://kbia.org Staying energy efficient in Fulton