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After Amendment 2
In November 2006, Missourians approved a controversial plan (Amendment 2) allowing for embryonic stem cell research. This article describes efforts of regional institutes and companies, including Kansas...
Art Work at Stowers Institute
Pictured are two works of art at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a fountain named "Joy of Life" and a sculpture entitled "Hope for Life". The Institute is located at Rockhill Road and Volker...
Boost for Biomed
September 18, 2007
David Chao has become the president and chief executive officer of BioMed Valley Discoveries Inc., a "for-profit offshoot backed by $50 million and charged with developing discoveries at Stowers or elsewhere...
Bringing Science to Life
Photos and article about the life sciences complex planned in the Greater Kansas City area, directed at biotechnology research and medical education, etc., and to be composed of the Stowers Institute for...
Brown Tends to the Well-Being of Health Care, Research
September 21-27, 2007
Article profiles Dick Brown, co-chairman of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. Brown was CEO of non-profit Health Midwest when it was sold to HCA in 2003.
Can Tax Breaks Help Biomed Grow the Economy?
February 17, 2004
Stowers Institute for Medical Research plans to build a second campus in Kansas City. Location has not yet been determined. Article discusses Kansas City's efforts to become a major national center for...
Couple Bankroll Campaign
January 19, 2006
Article reports the donation of $4.12 million by Kansas Citians Jim and Virginia Stowers to the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, a group of patient advocates, scientists, and businesses seeking...
Giving back is measure of success
October 10, 2003
Column describes Greater Kansas City Business Hall of Fame dinner program honoring William N. Deramus III and James E.Stowers, Jr. The men's career's and contributions to the community are described.
Kauffman Foundation Headquarters
July 3, 2001
Distant view of Kauffman Foundation Headquarters, 4801 Rockhill Road. Includes Stowers Institute fountains in foreground.
Life Sciences "Corridor" Stretches Across Heartland
June 28, 1905
Article describes the history and development of Kansas City as a center for research in the human health, plant, and animal research. The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has a $2 billion endowment...
Photo and bio of James Stowers, Jr., or Jim Stowers, Jr., "founder of Twentieth Century Companies" (a prominent local mutual funds company) and financier of "the Stowers Institute for Medical Research,...
Northeast Metals Company Creates Midtown Sculpture
August 23, 2000
Article features the A. Zahner Company located on 9th Street and Lydia. They have been working with metals for over 100 years and were voted one of the top ten small businesses of 1999 by the Kansas City...
One Man's Miracle Represents Huge Promise for KC
Review of the Kansas City area bioscience environment. It lists six major players in the "KC Biosphere": Kansas Bioscience Authority; Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute; KC Animal Health Corridor;...
Scoping Out Biotech's Next Move
March 7, 2006
Interview with Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr., chairman of the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute. He discusses his efforts to establish a biosciences corridor in the bistate area. ''The Kansas City Area...
Stowers Honored As Entrepreneur
November 21, 2005
Local businessman and philanthropist James E. Stowers, Jr. has been recognized recently as the nation's top entrepreneur in financial services for 2005. Stowers, now 81, began his American Century mutual...
Multiple articles with photographs, maps, illustrations, and description of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research at "4949 Rockhill Road, site of the old Menorah Medical Center." Built in 1999 for...
Stowers Institute Selects a President
April 14, 2009
Biologist David Chao will take over as president of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research beginning July 1, 2010. Chao has served as president and CEO of BioMed Valley Discoveries, a Stowers technology...
Stowers Seeks Funding Boost
November 12, 2003
In search of a second campus, Stowers Institute for Medical Research area leaders want Kansas tax revenues to help the University of Kansas recruit scientists. The Stowers Institute is a stakeholder institution...
The Best is Yet to Be
This book is the autobiography of James E. Stowers who began the American Century Investments firm and the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, both located in Kansas City. The book has information...
The Business of KC's Philanthropic Heart
Article explores charitable giving in Kansas City and profiles eight of the city's top philanthropic organizations. Three of the organizations are currently ranked in the top 100 nationwide: the Ewing...
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